Apple Cider Vinegar for Chickens: How to Prepare it for Your Chickens

If you’re new to keeping poultry, you may have heard about using apple cider vinegar for chickens. Some of the claims about apple cider vinegar sound too good to be true and yet many people claim that it’s a great option to support the health of chickens. In this article, we will take a closer look at what apple cider can do for chickens. When you start to use it you may consider making it a part of your regular routine.

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Why Are My Chickens Pecking Each Other

Stop Chickens Pecking each other

It’s very common for chickens to peck at each other a little – but why do they do this? And how can you prevent it from becoming a problem?

Why Do Chickens Peck at Each Other?

Chickens are very social creatures. Pecking is a normal, healthy and important communication channel within your flock, and most pecking will be gentle, with hens rarely disturbing each other’s feathers. This is how the proverbial “pecking order” is established; the hens work out who’s who in the hierarchy of the flock.

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What Causes Coccidiosis in Chickens and How to Prevent it

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Keeping your backyard chickens healthy takes more than just providing them with food and shelter. While these are obviously both critical, you also need to maintain your chickens’ health and well being. Like any other living thing, chickens can get sick and suffer from diseases. As the owner of backyard chickens, you need to be aware of this. Coccidiosis in chickens is one of the most common diseases that could impact your backyard flock. It is the foremost killer of brooder chicks.

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