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Eggs Shells for Chickens: Oyster Shell Replacement

Casca de ovos torradas um excelente substituto para a farinha de ostras, fonte de cálcio

They will help a laying hen feel safe and relaxed while she is sitting, and calm a broody hen, as well as repel rodents, flies and other parasites. Broodies have a tendency to get mites and other bugs since they dont get out to dust bathe often, if at all, and the warm, dark space underneath them is a breeding ground for parasites. The herbs safely and naturally avoid that.

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Cake for the Chickens! The general measure is this: for each 1-1/2 cup measure of liquid fat, add about 5 cups of cereals, 1-1/2 cups of seed, and ¼ cup seed/nut butter.

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This would work for feeder too, sized to hold inverted 5 gal water jug. Base is lifted to keep them from getting dirt in it. Outside in coop run area. Feeder / waterer on top of sturdy plywood & galvanized awning so can be accessed without entering run

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A list of things your chickens shouldn't eat (I don't ever see myself feeding the girls chicken, no matter what anyone says).

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Plant alfalfa, clover, and flax for chickens to eat to increasethe omega 3s on their eggs

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The Best Herbs For Chickens To Eat? These Are Them (Plus One For First Aid!) [Podcast]

Knowing which herbs are good for your hens (and why) is critical to raising chickens naturally. Bloggers: Feel free to use this infographic on your site as long as you give credit to FrugalChicken and provide a link to the FrugalChicken website.

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What a brilliant feed bin idea!!! No scrapping around and wasted feed on the floor and the feed would be kept dry in the rain (Ps not my photo)

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excellent! I was wondering today if we could use acorns as chicken feed. hurray for free food! Living the Frugal Life: Acorns as Chicken Feed, Revisited

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brooder box for chicks A great idea. One for each of my kids, who will be raising their own chicks and different breeds this spring/summer.

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