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Caring for your Birds in Hot Weather!

Caring for your Birds in Hot Weather! The average body temperature of a hen is normally around 102 – 103 °f, additionally, their layers of feathers trap the air which retains body heat keeping them well insulated. This natural insulation system is great in cold weather, but makes hot weather much more dangerous for chickens. […]

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Red Mite Season

Start preventative red mite treatment Red Mite are notoriously difficult to remove once they’ve taken residence. They love the warmer weather and can multiply very quickly; if you don’t treat them you’ll soon have a serious infestation to deal with. If you find mites in your coop treat the coop urgently: Small numbers Wash the […]

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In Celebration of the Egg

We love eggs at the Poultry Centre! An all-natural source of quality protein and good cholesterol, all for 70 calories. Cost-effective and versatile, the unique nutritional composition of eggs can help meet a variety of nutrient needs for children through to older adults. Nutrition research suggests eggs can play a role in weight management, muscle […]

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