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4 Best Feeders For Chickens: 2021 Dalton's Guide

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Finding the perfect chicken feeder can make all the difference to your flock's health and strength. Whether you are a backyard farmer or produce at an industrial level, the right feeder is essential for your birds.

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Do Hen Houses Attract Mice and Rats? What You Need to Know

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Rodents pose big problems for your chickens. They can cause deep distress, in addition to eating eggs, gnawing through chicken wire, and consuming all the feed in sight. They are, at best, a nuisance, and at worst, a danger.

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Poultry Pest Management: A Complete Guide

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Infestations by flies, mites, and beetles are a real threat to farmers. They can severely limit productivity and destroy the health of an entire flock. Outbreaks shouldn't be underestimated, but you don't have to live in fear of them either. There are many techniques and products available designed to limit the spread of unwanted guests on your farm.

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How To Incubate Chicken Eggs: A Complete Guide

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Hatching season is here, and that means incubating. It doesn't matter if the chicken or the egg came first, because you'll be handling plenty of both!

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Will Chickens Kill and Eat Each Other?

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Ideally, raising hens is a thoroughly enjoyable experience. More and more non-farmers bring home their very own flock in expectation of fresh eggs and a rewarding adventure. However, all too often, the dark side of poultry farming rears its ugly head in the form of tragedy within the coop. Even experienced farmers often deal with killer chickens. If you notice blood in your coop and injured birds, don’t lose all hope. There are several solutions to keep the peace on your farm and save a few poultry lives. At Dalton Engineering, we know chickens, and we have the tools to...

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