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Community Chickens brings you a plethora of helpful poultry information delivered to you by Zach Foley, Charlotte Brunin and friends as they cluck around and banter about new topics each episode.

Community Chickens brings you a plethora of helpful poultry information delivered to you by Zach Foley, Charlotte Brunin and friends as they cluck around and banter about new topics each episode.
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United States

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Community Chickens brings you a plethora of helpful poultry information delivered to you by Zach Foley, Charlotte Brunin and friends as they cluck around and banter about new topics each episode.

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@cchickens

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English

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Episodes

Ep. 12 Chicken Nutrition

7/12/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Standlee Forage, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss the different methods of introducing new birds to your established flock. Links from this episode: Links from this episode: Formulating Your Own Feed - MOTHER EARTH NEWS Staff All The Different Types of Chicken Feed Explained - Backyard Chicken Coops Why We Don't Feed Scratch Grains - Jennifer Sartell Feeding Your Flock Only Corn-? - Meredith Chilson Fatty Livers...

Duration:00:32:41

Ep. 11 Poultry Predators

6/28/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Premier 1 Supplies, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss various chicken predators, how to identify them, and how to keep your backyard flock safe. Links from this episode: Identifying 14 Common Chicken Predators (and How to Protect Them) Top 10 Chicken Predators Poultry Predator Identification: A Guide to Tracks and Sign Know Your Enemy: Chicken Predators Keep Predators Away From Your Flock 8 Tips for Keeping your...

Duration:00:33:30

Ep. 10 Mobile Coop Considerations

6/15/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Premier 1 Supplies, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss the rules of coop design and what your chickens need from their home to be both happy and healthy. Links from this episode: Community Chickens Guide to Backyard Coops My Chicken RV! The Chicken Tractor The Egg-Roll The Three-Season Summer House How to add wheels to a chicken coop to create a tractor – Backyard chickens Free Coop Plans Thanks for listening!...

Duration:00:22:59

Ep. 9 Coop Design

5/31/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss the rules of coop design and what your chickens need from their home to be both happy and healthy. Links from this episode: Community Chickens Guide to Backyard Coops I’m Stuck in a Coop and I Can’t Get Out - May Woodworth 6 Things Every Chicken Coop Needs - Jennifer Sartell The Makings of a Great Coop! 7 Things to Get You Started! - Jennifer...

Duration:00:21:16

Ep. 8 Introducing New Flock Members

5/17/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Standlee Forage, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss the different methods of introducing new birds to your established flock. Links from this episode: New Chicks On the Block - May Woodworth Introducing New Chicks to An Existing Flock -Jennifer Sartell Pecking Order Explained - Jennifer Sartell Reordering In the Pecking Order - Donna Belcher McGlasson How to Speak Chicken Thanks for listening! Don't forget to...

Duration:00:19:34

Ep. 7 Physical Ailments

5/3/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte explore different physical ailments and injuries that you may come across in your flock and what to do about them. Links from this episode: Part 1 Wry Neck Chick - May Woodworth, Part 2, Part 3 A First-Aid Kit - Meredith Chilson Poultry First Aid: A Novice Starter Kit - Krislee Johnson What's in My Chicken First Aid Kit - Carrie Miller Spraddle Leg in a...

Duration:00:22:47

Ep. 6 Chick Illnesses

4/19/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte explore different illnesses that you should be aware of when raising chickens. They discuss signs, symptoms, and treatments to help you be better prepared. Links from this episode: Biosecurity - The Livestock Conservancy Using Diatomaceous Earth - Melisa Caughey 5 Conditions Not Worthy of a Death Sentence - the Chicken Chick The Chicken Health Handbook -...

Duration:00:31:48

Ep. 5 Brooder Basics

4/5/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss what considerations to take when setting up a brooder for your chicks. Links from this episode: Setting Up Your Brooder Raising Chicks: A week-by-week schedule Raising Chicks: Chick Brooder Temperature and Light Requirements – Storey’s Guide to Raising Chickens DIY Brooder Boredom in the Brooder Photo Credit: Shannon Cole - Country Girl in...

Duration:00:34:38

Great Guide to Guineas: MOTHER EARTH NEWS AND FRIENDS Classic Episode

3/22/2018
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Cindy Gibson and Sharon Dodds from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss how to care for, train, and interpret their behavior. Thank you Brinsea for Sponsoring this episode! To see Brinsea’s incubator, chick brooder, and coop door in action, check them out during the Mother Earth News Facebook Live projects or visit www.Brinsea.com. Here is a collection of related...

Duration:00:58:36

Ep. 4 Hatch Day

3/8/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss how to prepare yourself for hatching chicks and what to do if they appear to be having troubles freeing themselves from their shell. Links from this episode: Chicken Embryo Development - Video Hatch Your Own Chicks 9 Tips for a successful Hatch Day Incubation Series Part 4: The Long Wait and Hatching Day Tips on Hatching Eggs and Starting Baby...

Duration:00:32:34

Ducks on Demand: A MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends classic episode!

2/22/2018
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In this classic episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends, our guests discuss the darlings of the barnyard, ducks: what to feed them, how to house them, their behavior and what they bring to the table. Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: 9 Reasons Why Raising Ducks Might Be a Better Option Than Chickens The Homestead Guide to Domesticated Ducks Incubating Duck Eggs Successfully The Pros & Cons of Eating Duck Eggs vs Chicken Eggs Find our Guests Books in the...

Duration:00:50:56

Ep. 3 All About Incubation

2/8/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss the in's and out's of using incubators and caring for their precious cargo. Links from this episode: Guide to Incubation Terms, Temperatures, times and Humidity Levels Hank Will’s Tips on Incubating Eggs Incubating Eggs Hens Vs. Artificial Incubator (Video) 5 Clever Incubation Tips Candling with the Brinsea Ova...

Duration:00:28:55

Ep. 2 Where to Buy Your Chicks

1/25/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don't forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! Links from this...

Duration:00:26:40

Ep. 2 Where to Buy Your Chicks - Sponsored by Brinsea

1/25/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don’t forget to subscribe and to share this [...]

Duration:00:26:40

Ep. 1 Choose the Breed For Your Needs

1/11/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don't forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! Links from this episode: Tracing the Roots of our Domestic Chickens- Meredith Chilson 5 Tips for Chicken Breed Selection -...

Duration:00:34:30

Ep. 1 Choose the Breed For Your Needs - Sponsored by Brinsea

1/11/2018
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Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible! In this episode, our hosts Zach Foley and Charlotte Brunin discuss various chicken breeds, how to pick the right one for you, and where to find them. Thanks for listening to our very first episode! Don’t forget to subscribe and to share this episode with your friends! Until next time… May the flock be with you!

Duration:00:34:57

Cool Coops

12/7/2017
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In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends we discuss the considerations you need to take when you are building a chicken coop including: where to keep the food, how to space the perches, and are automatic doors all they are cracked up to be!? Thank you to MOTHE EARTH NEWS and Friends for sharing this episode with us and thank you to Onduline for sponsoring this podcast episode! We also want to thank Rebecca Nickols of Community Chickens for putting together this compilation of...

Duration:00:51:56

Poultry Breeds and Species

12/7/2017
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Thank you to MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends for this episode and Brinsea for sponsoring! In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Alison Martin from the Livestock Conservancy and Cindy Gibson from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss popular poultry breeds and species that you may want to add to your homestead. Here is a collection of related articles you may enjoy: Guinea Fowl International Livestock Conservancy The Big...

Duration:00:42:34