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4 Types of Salmonella You Should Know About

Everyone’s afraid of salmonella, and chicken-keepers especially know to beware the notorious pathogen. There are actually four kinds, though, each with different traits and implications.

Why I’m Totally Into Chicks

The hens in our charter flock turned me from chicken agnostic to borderline obsessed. The Girls, as we call them, have officially achieved family status.

When Pecking Orders Collide

The chicks are almost 6 weeks old. They don’t know much more than how to eat, drink, forage and fly, and they approach mere acquaintances with too much familiarity. They lack social graces and respect for their elders, which the older hens won’t hesitate to teach. The chicks are still not allowed to free-range like […]

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