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It’s hard to escape the fact that due to their previous treatment, ex-battery hens are prone to health problems.
Quite a few people have asked me what I do to keep an eye on my girls’ health and so I thought I’d talk you through my weekly checks. 98 more words
Last Friday we had some visitors to our farm to discuss together how we can apply Scripture to caring for creation, for animals, for the soil. 1,607 more words
Hens, especially young hens (commonly called “pullets”) will lay eggs. Just how many eggs and how often depends on a number of factors. In addition to age, the breed, environment, diet, health, and time of year all affect a hen’s egg laying potential. 2,399 more words
A year ago I received a wonderful present. A “chocolate box” of 5 chickens! One white, 1 speckled, 1 blonde, 1 black, and an amber-colored Amercauna. 412 more words
Does understanding hen ‘pecking order’ provide insight to group dynamics? 469 more words