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Newsletters

 

Our monthly newsletters are full of practical tips and facts about chickens to help you have a happy and healthy flock.

The articles found in our newsletters can be found organized by topic here or you might find it useful to read them organized as chapters of a book.

  • 2023
    January/February - Vegan in the New Year? March/April - The Coop Life: A Chicken Keeping Story July/August - Prolapse September/October - The fabulous vision of chickens
  • 2022
    January - Queen of Diamonds. February - Ready for chickens? April - Where does the chicken come from? June - Chicken poop. July/August - Summer and scaly leg mites. September/October - The faces of the egg industry. November - Busting lockdown boredom. December - Lessons from the lockdown.
  • 2021
    January - Thinking about chickens? February - Bedding materials. March - Adopt, don't shop. April - Fat chickens. May - Palliative care and CBD. June - External parasites. July - Parasitic worms. August - Buttercup the Cornish Cross. September - Salpingitis and lash eggs. October - Flystrike. November - Personalized Care. December - The Special Ones.
  • 2020
    January - Chickens in the rain. February - Biosecurity. March - My ideal coop. April - Bumblefoot. May - Predator proofing. June - Dogs and birds. July - Vaccination. August - Quarantine. September - Fire preparation preparedness. October - Wildfire smoke. November - Larissa and fowl pox. December - Gearing up checklist.
  • 2019
    January - Peppa's coop. February - Egg labels. March - Bird brains. April - Gardens for chickens. May - My chicken ain't doing right. June - Dealing with death. July - Happy chickens. August - Diseases from chickens. September - Molting. October - Sweetpea. November - Turkeys. December - Scout and scissor beak.
  • 2018
    January - What to feed chickens? (part 2) February - A second life for ex-commercial hens. March - Adopt, don't shop. April - Coop upkeep. May - Second coop. June - Best home for an older hen. July - Feeders. August - Waterers. September - Chicken breeds. October - California Prop 12. November - Bachelor flocks. December - The Special Ones.
  • 2017
    January - Chickens in the rain. February - Roosters. March - My chicken ain't doing right (part 1). April - My chicken ain't doing right (part 2). May - Gardening with chickens. June - Her great-great-...-great-grandma was a T-rex. July - Cool chickens. August - DIY coop. September - Pecking order. October - Introducing new chickens. November - It's our 1-year anniversary! December - What to feed chickens? (part 1)
  • 2016
    November - Chickens are smarter than we think. December - Baking without eggs.
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