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We found 5 chicken help topics for: 'diatomaceous'Do my chickens need to be wormed, and if so, what schedule should I use?If your chickens have worms, you will want to treat them. Some signs you can look for at home are pale combs, a drop in laying, and watery poo.... read more
Do you have any tips to help me keep my coop sweet smelling in the heat of summer?Obviously, keeping your coop cleaned and your bedding fresh is the best tip we can offer. Make sure to use pine shavings, and not straw: straw is not... read more
What is a dust bath, and do my chickens need one?A dust bath is essentially a "bath" your birds will take in dry dirt. They'll flop around looking as if they're dying. But don't be alarmed! They're... read more
How much does it cost to feed a chicken?A basic estimate is that chickens will eat 1/4 pound per day per chicken. However, that estimate is based on the conditions commercial layers face in... read more
What are the signs of mites or lice and how do I treat my birds if they have an infestation?Mites and lice are a common problem for chickens and can be carried in by wild birds, so keep that in mind. That means that if you have an... read more