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When Chickens Are Afflicted With Cataracts

Chickens, especially older ones, can develop cataracts, leading to blindness and difficulties. Here’s what you can do to help vision-disabled birds in your flock.

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Noisy Chickens: All About Fowl Language

It’s true that roosters can make quite a racket. But female chickens get plenty noisy, too, and these communications are nothing to worry about.

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The Truth About Chickens & Cannibalism

It’s a real question: Is cannibalism common among chickens? And while there is a clear answer, keepers do need to keep an eye out for certain behaviors and conditions.

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Do Hens Need Roosters To Lay Eggs?

For those curious about keeping chickens, the question is common: Does a hen need to mate with a rooster to produce an egg? Here’s what to know.

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