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GRIT Managing Editor, Kellsey Trimble, sat down with Patricia Foreman and Joe Putnam to discuss the best ways of preventing and treating common flock problems. From pests and predators to illnesses, dietary considerations, and the effectiveness of electric fences, listen as these three converse about the various issues they’ve experienced when raising poultry and how they keep their birds healthy.

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Check the links below for topics mentioned in the podcast that may have piqued your interest:

 

Common Poultry Terms

Build This Predator-Proof, Portable Chicken Coop for Your Backyard

Protecting Chickens From Predators (Video)

How to Naturally Treat Chicken Lice

13 Reasons Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs and the Solutions

Introducing New Birds Into Your Existing Flock

 

Books by Patricia Foreman:

City Chicks

Chicken Tractor

Day Range Poultry


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