POULTRY MANAGEMENT | BREEDING | HATCHING | HEALTH & MEDICAL ISSUES | BIOSECURITY

Ayam Cemani: The All Black Chicken

Ayam Cemani: The All Black Chicken

The ayam cemani has earned the reputation for being the rarest (and most expensive) chicken in the world. Rightfully so and photos don’t do justice to this exotic poultry breed....

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Spraddle Leg | Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Spraddle Leg | Causes, Prevention & Treatment

Spraddle leg (also known as splayed leg) is a common condition in hatching baby chicks that is easy to correct and cure! Learn the causes of spraddle leg, how to...

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If She's Moody She Might Be Broody

If She's Moody She Might Be Broody

Is your hen acting moody, vocalizing her irritation and won’t get out of the nest box? Chances are that she’s in a state called broodiness and has her intent set...

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How to Care for Rooster Spurs

How to Care for Rooster Spurs

If you own a rooster, it’s inevitable that you will need to learn how to reduce or remove poultry spurs at some point during his lifetime. Caring for spurs will...

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Poultry Egg Production | A 24 Hour Miracle

Poultry Egg Production | A 24 Hour Miracle

The production of a chicken egg is no easy task for the hen’s body and she repeats the whole process about every 24-26 hours. Let’s explore this 24-hour miracle from...

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Coccidiosis: Get the 411 on this 911

Coccidiosis: Get the 411 on this 911

Coccidiosis is the most common parasitic based illness backyard chicken owner's face. Knowing how it occurs and how to treat it is vitally important to the health of your flock....

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Toxic Plants and Safe Plants for Poultry

Toxic Plants and Safe Plants for Poultry

Garden planning with your chicken flock in mind will allow you to plant varieties that work with Mother Nature, not against her. Gypsy Shoals Farm has compiled a list of common...

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Why Poultry Molt and How to Help Your Chickens Through Molting

Why Poultry Molt and How to Help Your Chickens Through Molting

Mother nature has created the molting process for chickens to shed those brittle feathers and allow the chicken to grow new ones that will provide warmth and protection from the...

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CHICKEN KEEPER MUST HAVES

We've been keeping and breeding chickens since 2008 and have had our fair share of wins and losses when it comes to flock management equipment and supplies.

These are the chicken care products that we cannot live without at Gypsy Shoals Farm.

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