How to Maintain Backyard Birds through the Winter

The colder temperatures have moved in across many parts of the country, and with winter officially kicking off this month, those temps are here to stay. You probably started your backyard chicken flock during the spring when the sunshine was plentiful, and the days were long. How will you keep your feathered friends healthy and […]

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How to Keep your Flock from Melting Down During Molt

As the length of sunlit days are getting shorter, it probably seems like the number of feathers on the ground in and around your coop is increasing. You are not losing your mind. However, your chickens are losing their feathers! They are going through their annual molting process, a ritual that happens each year during […]

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BioZyme® Recognized for Best New Bird Product for Backyard Boost® Balls, for Poultry, Songbirds

In an effort to continuously expand its product lines and diversify, BioZyme® Inc., is excited to launch two new award-winning products in its Backyard Boost® product line. Starting in September, chicken owners can now purchase Backyard Boost Busy Balls, a prebiotic treat to help bounce boredom. Furthermore, all bird enthusiasts will have the opportunity to […]

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Benefits of Farm-fresh Eggs

If you’ve heard it said, “fresh is best,” this is true for many things, including the nutritional value and taste of a fresh-raised egg. Yes, eggs offer great nutritional benefits and are one of the few foods that can actually be classified as a “superfood.”   Eggs are a great source of protein while providing essential nutrients like vitamin […]

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Tips for Egg Care

Chicken or egg? If you’ve ever wondered which came first, you’ve likely already answered that. The chicks! You probably started your backyard chicken project with cute little chicks, but when those hens reach just between 5-6 months old, they should start laying eggs. There is nothing better than a farm-fresh egg for breakfast, but there […]

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Your Chick Days Starter Guide

It’s that magical time of year when flowers bloom, trees begin to bud and if you plan your trip to the local feed or farm and home store you will hear that familiar “chirp, chirp, chirp” coming from the back of the store. Chick days are here, and you’ve decided it’s time to invest in […]

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The Nutritional Requirements of your Backyard Birds

You’ve probably heard that you can feed your backyard chickens just any old scraps that you or your family aren’t going to eat. And while there might be a little truth to that, think of these chickens as protein producers for you. While they are small, they also have a big job of either laying […]

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