Learn How To Raise Your Own Chickens

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Keeping Your House Secure : poultry house

The first thing you need to make sure is to have locks on all the doors and windows of your house. And not ordinary locks, but ones that are high security and not easily broken into. You might want to combine an electric lock with a manual one combined with a chain lock, as well. The more locks you have the harder it will be to pick and the more obvious the damage if someone does accomplish breaking into it.

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Common Terms
Spur:
This is the protrusion that is seen on the shank of a rooster thats used for fighting.
Dust bath:
A natural way that a chicken protects itself from lice and mites that may invade their feathers and feed on their blood. A chicken will dig a hole in the ground and immerse their bodies in earth that has been loosened. The chicken will rub itself into the dirt until it is content and satisfied of it’s efforts.
Chicken jokes
Q: How do you stop a rooster from crowing on Sunday?
A: Eat him on Saturday!