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Chicken feather loss due to molting

Chicken Feather Loss | The Many Reasons Why Chickens Lose Feathers

When people think of chicken feather loss, most of us think about molting. However, molting isn’t the only reason chickens might lose their feathers. Did you know that some chicken feather loss is due to cannibalism? Yep! Reasons For Feather Loss Molting Of course, you already know, in the fall time chickens shed their summer …

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Homemade suet cakes

Homemade Suet Cakes | Cold Weather Treats For Wild Birds & Chickens

I make these homemade suet cakes for my chickens but they are great for wild birds too. These suet cakes will provide wild birds and other poultry with a great source of protein, vitamins, and other nutrients that their little bodies need during the winter months. This list of what do chickens eat, and what …

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