Author Archives: Joe Claborn

How Much Roost Space Do My Chickens Need?

Roost space depends largely on the size of your chickens — how tall, wide and long they are, from beak to tail. There are several considerations that affect how to position the roost and how much space to provide. If … Continue reading

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Everybodys Poultry Magazine

I’m looking for old copies of this magazine. If you have some to share or that I could get copies of, please let me know.   Thanks.

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Is Cedar a Suitable Chicken Coop Building Material

There has been a lot of discussion lately about cedar and chickens. We have searched to find chicken and cedar studies by universities or other authorities but have been unable to find any. For years our literature has recommended not … Continue reading

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Snakes in the Coop

We were doing the chores late last night. We have two calves that we are bottle feeding until they attach fully to the nurse cow. After the bottle feeding we stopped by to get the eggs. There were hens nesting … Continue reading

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Order Now for 2011

You can now pre-order your baby chicks and other birds for 2011 delivery.  Some of our more popular breeds sell very quickly – order now to get the best selection. Yes – we do count our chicks before they hatch.

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My Order Confirmation Email

Everyday we receive several “bounces” of Order Confirmation emails. The emails come back because of several reasons. Continue reading

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