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Poultry Housing & Products
How big should my hen house be?
What size, width, diameter etc. should my perch be?
Do I need special Nest Boxes?
Will they need a big area for exercise?
Will they get cold in the winter?
Do hens get bored?
What is a dust bath?
Is free ranging in the garden safe?
How can I stop foxes?
Is their special poultry food and what amount should I give them?
I've heard you can feed their eggshells back to them, why?
Will the chickens be safe with other pets?
Should I get a cockerel?
What if a Chicken becomes sick?
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