A Guide to Chicken Breeds for Your Backyard 

backyard boost guide to chicken breeds

Chicken Breeds Variety is the spice of life. When selecting the ideal chicken breeds to raise in your backyard, there is more than enough variety to choose from. Do you want to raise birds that are known merely for their productivity? Do you want to raise friendly chicken breeds? Or do you want to raise […]

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Your Hen House Design is Essential to Summer Cooling 

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Hen House We may never know which came first, the chicken or the egg. However, we do know that a happy, healthy hen—not dealing with chicken heat stress—is more likely to be a more productive egg layer. And a more dynamic part of your family!  Nobody enjoys the heat and humidity of the hottest days […]

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Chicken Heat Stress Symptoms & How Backyard Boost® Can Help 

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Chicken Heat Stress Symptoms Chicken heat stress can have serious implications for their health, welfare and productivity—particularly during hot and humid conditions. Recognizing the signs of heat stress in chickens is crucial for implementing timely interventions to prevent heat-related illnesses and losses.  Chicken Heat Stress Symptoms  Some common chicken heat stress symptoms include:  Panting & […]

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Chicken Heat Stress Signs, Symptoms and Prevention 

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Chicken Heat Stress Warmer days are just ahead, and that means it is time to protect your feathered friends from frying. Chicken heat stress is a real condition. We don’t want any ruffled feathers during the hot and humid days of summer.   At BioZyme®, makers of Backyard Boost®, we believe in care that comes full […]

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How Many Eggs Does a Chicken Lay a Day? 

How Many Eggs Does a Chicken Lay a Day

The long-time debate, “which came first, the chicken or the egg?” will outlive all of us. However, there is one question that many chicken enthusiasts ask that we can answer: how many eggs does a chicken lay a day?   Chickens typically lay eggs daily or near daily. However, the exact number of eggs a chicken […]

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Want Healthy Hens? Disease Prevention Starts with Proper Nutrition

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Healthy Hens Whether you’re a seasoned poultry keeper or a novice enthusiast, the health of your flock is paramount. And, when it comes to their well-being, chickens are much like humans. They require the basic nutrients of life—water, sun, vitamins and minerals.  They need a clean space, an area for exercise, a “bathing” area and […]

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Put More Eggs in your Basket with Backyard Boost® Daily Essentials, Now with AO-Biotics® EQE

Have you seen egg prices at the supermarket lately? Paying 50 cents or more per egg will give anyone something to cluck about. Now, poultry enthusiasts can get excited about their flock’s nutrition and potential for more sellable eggs with Backyard Boost® Daily Essentials. Daily Essentials now comes with AO-Biotics® EQE, the first-and-only AO postbiotic […]

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Bird Watchers Can Treat Their Feathered Friends with Boosted Eco-Friendly Nutrition

Spring has officially arrived. Grass is green, the trees are budding, and birds have migrated back to their homes. That means it is officially birdwatching season. As bird watchers you enjoy seeing these feathered friends and hearing their songs. Why not offer them a prebiotic treat for wild birds the next time you fill your […]

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Keep your Flock Flourishing with Backyard Boost® Defense

If you own chickens or any living animal, you are probably passionate about making sure they stay healthy. Healthy chickens are happy chickens that are low stress, grow and lay eggs regularly.  One way to ensure they stay healthy is to defend their digestive system from stress with Backyard Boost® Defense. Defense is a liquid […]

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Use Green Water to Keep your Chicks Hydrated, Healthy

There’s nothing cuter than a fluffy, baby chick, especially when that chick is healthy, happy and chirping. However, there is a lot of stress associated with moving those little babies from the hatchery to the store and to their forever home in your backyard, and keeping them healthy starts with keeping them hydrated.  Since up […]

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