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white crested black polish hen

How soon can you sex polish chicks?

Do you have chickens in your garden?

Baby chicks know where to go if things get scary. That's right - straight under mama's protective wings! Mother hens are every bit as fierce in guarding their babies as any mother grizzly.

Digestive System:    Knowing chicken anatomy will help you determine how your chickens break down their food and what problems may occur along the way. When food enters the beak of a chicken, it immediately begins being broken down by saliva (chickens don't have teeth).

Knowing how your chickens are built can play an important part in diagnosing and preventing disease. Our chicken anatomy can help

Awesome roosts.. Plenty of room for everyone.  Mine love to go as high as they can get!

Roost for many chickens.birds of a feather. Make it longer on hinges to raise up to make cleaning easier

Blue Laced Red Wyandotte -- My little Maggie, who is still in the brooder, will (with any luck) be this pretty! :)

Blue-laced Red Wyandotte - have a 6 week pullet that I may grow up to look like this. How beautiful this hen is!

Silver laced polish chicken

Polish Silver-Laced Chicken for a full blooded Polish girl! Who knew there were Polish chickens. And soooo beautiful!

Iris, an Olive Egger hen, with her 11 adopted chicks. ♥️ via The Chicken Chick on Facebook

Iris, an Olive Egger hen, with her 11 adopted chicks. ♥ via The Chicken Chick…

Beating the Heat...I freeze watermelon halves and put them out on hot days. Also, shallow tubs of fresh cool water are good for cooling the ladies down.

Beating the Heat. Several easy to implement ideas for keeping chickens cool during high temperatures. My chickens LOVE watermelon.