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Chickens don’t like the heat

Chickens really don’t like the heat. They don’t sweat so its hard for them to keep cool. Free range chickens take regular dust baths in the heat. Heatwaves cause people and chickens to become increasingly bad-tempered.

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Be Happy chickens

Happy chickens are stress free. Free range chickens are allowed to roam free and behave naturally as chickens should. This is the reason free range meat and eggs taste better.

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Big blue cock – London

Big blue cock erected on fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square London mayor Boris Johnson unveils Katharina Fritsch’s Hahn/Cock, the latest artwork to fill square’s empty plinth There is simply no other way of putting it, and nor would earthy British wit have it any other way. A giant bright-blue cock – its feathers proudly upstanding, its coxcomb as stiff …

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Easy, FUN ways to cook eggs

The most important factors to consider when selecting your eggs is who cared for the chickens that laid them and how those chickens are raised. This is why knowing your food suppliers is so important.

Feeding Pastured Poultry

The pasturing of poultry is becoming a popular management method for many small flock producers, and even some moderately sized commercial farms. When pasturing chickens, the birds are allowed to roam in large areas that have various grasses or other forage plants. This is similar to systems commonly used for cattle and sheep. In fact, many producers will have their …

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Chicken prices to soar

Chicken prices to soar Chicken prices are expected to increase by 10 percent in the festive season. Poultry prices are expected to soar by at least 10 percent this festive season due to increased demand. Increases of 20 percent are expected in the new year as stocks of maize, a major input into poultry feed, become depleted. Only imports of …