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Where can you get Pet Insurance for Chickens?

Having pets also means that we sometimes think of getting pet insurance.

Especially if the pet is a purebred or a show pet.

What does this mean?

Well enter pet insurance for chickens, and I have found one insurer that covers chickens.

Pet or show bird let’s have a look.

Pet Insurance for Chickens what next

As chickens become more and more our backyard pets, not just the backyard chickens that lay eggs for us.

It looks as though one insurance agency at least has decided to include insurance for chickens.

Now I have looked at a few and they state exotic birds.

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Pet Insurance for Chickens

Can Chickens Eat Oranges – what do you think?

Here is another question on what chickens can eat,can chickens eat oranges?

You might think right from the start that eating oranges is just not on when feeding your backyard chickens.

So let’s find out, shall we?

Can Chickens Eat Oranges or Not

This
has been a bit of a debatable question for a while and it was rumoured
that oranges were not to be fed to chickens because of their acidity.

Granted…

Oranges do have acidity, but that does not mean that it is poisonous to chickens.

In fact, oranges are alright to give to your chickens…

They have no side effects on your chicken if they eat them.

But I am not saying that they would be the first piece of fruit they would go for if they had the choice.

So why do people think that orange, because of its taste is not enjoyed by chickens?

Maybe it is thought that chicken will not enjoy oranges.

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can backyard chickens eat orange

Can Chickens Eat Celery – what do you think?

chickens eat celery

That’s an interesting one.

And
a question that might be a little more tricky for people to decide
whether celery is actually ok to feed your backyard chickens or not.

So, I think this question is worth answering for many people who are not really sure about it at all…

Really… Can Chickens Eat Celery?

Yes…

Your chickens can eat celery.

I have had no problem with giving my chickens celery and they seem to like it.

Although celery does not have a lot of taste to it in general.

Don’t be fooled by this though…

Because celery provides some good nutrition for your birds.

You could consider it if you have celery in your own veggie patch if you want.

But I find it not that expensive to buy in the shops.

Is Celery Healthy for Chickens?

Celery is healthy for us, so it is also healthy for your backyard chickens as well.

In fact, it is low in calories and high in antioxidants.

You are looking at vitamins, minerals that will help keep your chickens healthy.

And did you know that celery actually has around 12 kinds of antioxidants?

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are celery leaves ok for chickens

Are you Keeping Chickens Healthy in your Backyard?

Now you have your chickens, well…

That’s only party of it.

Like yourself, you need to be keeping chickens healthy as well.

So where do you start you chicken lovers.

Did you know that keeping healthy backyard chickens, result in a
greater number of those delicious, organic eggs that you are scooping up
from your hen house and putting proudly in your house for the next
feast.

By maintaining the health of your chickens inside your chicken coop, you are making a happy chicken.

After all…

No one wants unhappy chickens, when they are unhealthy, there can be many reasons for this.

As an owner of backyard chickens, like any pet owner, you need to
make sure that it is your responsibility to do everything necessary to
keep your chickens healthy.

The Importance of Keeping Chickens Healthy

Since the health of your chickens will impact the quantity…

Yes quantity of hen eggs you are getting.

Would you want to lay an egg if you were not feeling well?

So why should your hen want to do the same right.

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Those Insider Treats for Chickens Straight from the Chickens Beak

What would your chickens tell you…

When you come into their hen house carrying a bunch of edible goodies and their eyes start to bulge with excitement.

One of the nicest reactions you are going to get from your chickens is when those treats for chickens become an obsession with your feathered friends running around the chicken run following you for their chicken treats.

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The Fascinating Introduction to Molting in Chickens

If you have long periods of time that your laying hens are
unproductive, meaning they stop laying eggs or only produce a few, looks
like you may have molting in chickens time, and you may need to keep records and observe molt times for each chicken.

 So how do you know when your chickens are molting…

Well.

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What the Elders Never Told You About the Brahma Chickens

That’s right…

The brahma chickens had many attributes that you probably didn’t know about.

One consideration that a prospective chicken owner may want to contemplate is what do you want?

I mean what sort of breeds of chickens do you want to own?

And there are many breeds of chickens out there, so I need to start to tell you all about them.

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