How Stress Can Impact Egg Production

If you’ve got backyard chickens, you’re likely to have them for one or several reasons. You like taking care of animals, you enjoy the companionship of birds in the backyard or you simply prefer the farm-fresh eggs they produce to the purchased ones. Regardless of your reason to have these birds, you likely take the ultimate care […]

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Monitoring the Health of your Backyard Birds

Healthy chickens are happy chickens, and happy chickens are productive egg layers, providing you a powerful protein source and companionship. Since your backyard birds can’t tell you how they are feeling, you need to know what to look for to differentiate between a healthy bird and one that is feeling a little down.  Signs and Symptoms  Since […]

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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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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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