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4 Types of Salmonella You Should Know About

Everyone’s afraid of salmonella, and chicken-keepers especially know to beware the notorious pathogen. There are actually four kinds, though, each with different traits and implications.

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What Should You Do When A Chicken Gets Sick?

It’s not uncommon for a chicken to become sick, and illness isn’t a major catastrophe—though keepers do need to take a few precautions when a case arises.

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Help! My Hen Thinks She’s A Rooster!

A flock of hens will naturally establish a pecking order, but in some instances it’s possible for a hen to develop the traits and behaviors of a rooster.