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An A to Z of Husbandry Topics

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A
Aggressive Roosters
Handling a Nasty Rooster
Taming Aggressive Roosters

Ants
Ant Proof Feed Dish

Artificial Insemination
Artificial Insemination Video

Automatic Doors
Automatic Doors

Automatic Drinker system
Setting up Automatic Drinker system
How do you clean an Automatic Drinker System?

B
Beak Bits
Feather Pecking - see about 1/4 way down page
Feather Free Hen - see bottom of second page and onwards

Beak Trimming
Feather PEcking and Canabism - see about half way down page
Anti Pecking Products and Devices
Debeaking
Sanding Down Rough Beak Edges

Birds
Keeping Sparrows and Doves Out
Feral Birds in the Chook Run

Birds of Prey
Vermin and Predators - see half way down page

Boxes for carrying chooks
Boxes for Carrying Chooks

Breaking Broodies
Sin Bin
Broodie Breaking
Pictures of Sin Bins

Brooding Chicks
Making Other Chook Items - see top of page
Brooding and Rearing Chicks - DPI NSW
How to Raise Chicks
How to Make a Mother Hen Box
Cold Brooder (see page two for great instructions)
Excellent Pics of Homemade Brooder

Brush/bush Turkeys
Randy Brush Turkeys

Butchering Poultry
Butchering a Chook
Quick way to get breast meat of Japanese quails

C
Carry cages
Carrying Boxes

Cannibalism
Feather Pecking and Canabism
Feather Pecking in Laying Hens

Catching Chooks
How to Catch a Chook

Cats
Predators and Vermin - see about half way down page
Cats in the yard

Clipping Nails
Clipping Toenails

Clipping Wings
How to Clip Wings
Clipping Wings
How to Wing Clip?

Cold Brooders
How to Make a Mother Hen Box
Cold Brooder (see page two for great instructions)

Cold Weather Tips
Chooks in Frost Prone Climes

Crop Bra
How to make or where to get a Crop Bra

Crowing
Rooster Problems - see 1/4 way down page
Rooster Night Housing
Rooster De-Crowing Experiences
Sound Proof Rooster Box Questions
Voice Box Removal
Boxing Roosters
Keeping Roosters Quiet - Is it Worth Trying?
No Crow Collar

Crows
Predators and Vermin - see half way down page
Crows in the Chook House

D
Definitions
Definitions of Free Range, Barn Laid, Cage Eggs etc

Derris Dust
Dust Bath Additives

Diatomous Earth
Diatomous Earth
The Dirt on Diatomaceous Earth

Dogs
Should I get a Maremma?
More Maremma Info
Guard Dog - Best Breed?
What Breed of Dog do I Need?

Dust Baths
Dust Bath Additives

E
Egg Definitions
Definitions of Free Range, Barn Laid, Cage Eggs etc

Egg eating - Stopping
Rollaway Nest Boxes about 1/3 way down page
Problem with a rollaway Nest Box
See post about half way down the page
Stopping Egg Eating
More Roll away nest plans
Preventing and Stopping Egg Eating

Egg Laying
Egg Laying and Nest Boxes

Egg Laying - Who is Laying Which Egg?
Trap Nests
Trap Nests
How to tell who is laying what egg

Egg Quality
All sort of Egg Problems, from soft shells to meat spots and watery whites
Calcium

Egg Shell Problems
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Electric Fences for Vermin Proofing
Electric Fences for Foxes
Using Electric Wires to deter Snakes
Electric Netting
Electric Netting
Electric Fence Information
Electric fencing - Solar or mains?

Ex Battery Hens
Ex Battery Hens

F
Feather Pecking
Feather Pecking and Canablism
Feather Pecking in Laying Hens

First Aid Kit
First Aid Kit

Flies
Deterring Flies
Fly Traps

Forcing a Moult
Forced Moult

Foxes
Predators and Vermin - see top of Page
fox Proofing Chook Yards
Foxes
Fox Protection
Foxlight
foxlights
Setting a fox trap
How to Trap Foxes

Frost and Chooks
Chooks in Frost Prone Climes

G
Goannas
Goannas and Chooks

H
Handling/Holding Chooks
How to Hold your Hens
Holding Hens

Hatching
Hatching and Booding Small Numbers of Chickens

Heat Stress
Heat Stress and What to Do
How do you recognise heat stress?
Recognising and treating Heat Stress
Picture of Heat Stressed Bird
Heat Stress
Heat Stress

Home Remedies Index
Natural Preventatives and Home Remedies Index

Hook for Catching Chooks
How to Catch a Chook - Includes diagram of Catching Hook

Hot Weather Tips
Hot Weather Tips
Caring for chooks on hot days
How to Keep your Chooks cool this summer

House Training Hens
Can you House Train a Hen?
How to make chook Nappies

I
Identifying Birds
Leg Rings
Wing Clips
Using Cable Ties to Identify Birds
Tagging Chooks
Toe Punching
Toe Punching
Identifying methods for newly hatched chicks

Identifying the Egg Layer
Egg Laying and nest Boxes - see half way down page
Trap Nests - How to Make
Trap Nests
Trap Nests

Incubating
Hatching and Booding Small Numbers of Chickens

Incubators
Making an incubator in 2 hours

Index of Natural Preventatives and Home Remedies
Natural Preventatives and Home Remedies Index

Introducing Chooks to your Existing Flock
Introducing New Chooks
Quarantine
Introducing New Birds

J

K
Killing and Dressing Poultry
Butchering a Chook
Quick way to get breast meat of Japanese quails
Easiest way to kill a chook?

Killing Cones
How to make your own Killing Cone

L
Laying?
Laying or not?

Leg Rings
Leg Rings
Using Cable Ties for Leg Rings
Leg Ring Sizes

LICE
LICE - BYP thread
LICE - BYP thread with pics
LICE & MITES
LICE & MITES - dipping in and spraying with permethrin solution, dilution rates
LICE & MITES - why spot on treatment usually doesn't work in birds


Light Levels/Lights
How much light is Enough?
Supplimenting Light to Assist Winter Laying

Litter Training Hens?
Litter Training Hens?

Lime
What type of Lime?

M
Maremmas
Should I get a Maremma?
More Maremma Info
Guard Dog - Best Breed?
What Breed of Dog do I Need?
Training a Maremma to Guard Poultry

Metal Drinkers
Metal Drinkers and Worming

Mice and Rats
Predators and Vermin - 1/4 way down page
Suggestions for Rat Problem
Rat Traps
Mice
Mouse/Rodent Traps

Minerals and Vitamins
Mineral and Vitamin Information

Misshapen Eggs
Misshapen Eggs

Mites
Mites and Fowl Ticks
Mites on broodies with chicks
Mite Treatment Plan

Moulting
Moulting
Moulting
Forced Moult

N
Nail Clipping
Clipping toenails
Nail Trimming

Nappies for Chooks
House Training Hens
How to make chook Nappies

Natural Preventatives and Home Remedies
Natural Preventatives and Home Remedies Index

Nest Boxes - encouraging hens to use
Egg Laying and Nest Boxes
Plastic Eggs

Night Housing for Roosters
Rooster Night Housing - see half way down page
Rooster Night Housing
Another idea for soundproof housing for roosters at night
Roosts in Night Box?

Nosloc Feeder
Training to use a Nosloc Feeder

O

P
Pecking Blocks
Recipe for Pecker Blocks - 1/4 way down page
commercial Pecking Block

Pecking Order - Changing

Peepers or Spectacles
Feather Pecking and Canablism - towards battom of page
Nose Pegs
Anti Peck Devices

Pests and Vermin
Keeping Sparrows and Doves Out
Feral Birds in the Chook Run

Plucking Machine
Home Made Chicken Plucker
How do I Make a Plucking Machine?
Drill Plucker

Poultry Saddles
Rooster Problems - see half way down page
Poultry Saddles
Protect your Bare Backed Chooks
Protective Saddles for Hens
Poultry Saddles from England
Poultry Saddles made to order (from Noticeboard)

Poultry Tether
Poultry Tethers

Practice Pens
Practice Pens
Training Pens
Temporary cages - Cheap and easy

Predators and Vermin
Predators and Vermin
Goannas and Chooks

Preparing Birds for Showing (See also 'Practice Pens')
Preparing Birds for Showing

Q
Quarantine
Introducing New Chooks
Quarantine

R
Raising Young Chicks
Making Other Chook Items - Brooders
Hoe to Raise Chicks
How to Make a Mother Hen Box

Rats and Mice
Predators and Vermin - 1/4 way down page
Suggestions for Rat Problem
Rat Traps
Mice
Mouse/Rodent Traps

Rooster Problems
Rooster Problems of Various Sorts
Rooster Night Housing
Another idea for soundproof housing for roosters at night
Rooster De-Crowing Experiences
Sound Proof Rooster Box Questions
Voice Box Removal
Boxing Roosters
Keeping Roosters Quiet - Is it Worth Trying?
Handling a Nasty Rooster
Taming Aggressive Roosters

S
Saddles - Poultry
Rooster Problems - see half way down page
Poultry Saddles
Protect your Bare Backed Chooks
Protective Saddles for Hens
Poultry Saddles from England
Poultry Saddles made to order (from Noticeboard)

Sin Bin
Sin Bin
Broodie Breaking
Pictures of Sin Bins

Snakes
Predators and Vermin - see half way down page
ShooSnake
Keeping out Carpet Snakes

Soft Shelled Eggs
Calcium
Trace Mineral Balance in Poultry

Spectacles or Peepers
Feather Pecking and Canablism - towards battom of page
Nose Pegs
Anti Peck Devices

Spurs
Rooster Problems - See top of Page
Managing Rooster spurs - Includes good x-rays
Cutting Spurs
Cutting spurs - good pictures
De-spurring
Video of using a bench grinder to trim spurs

Stickfast Fleas
Stickfast fleas, DPI Queensland Site
Stickfast
My chook has stickfast Fleas
Fleas - what works?

T
Tagging Chooks
Leg Rings
Wing Clips
Using Cable Ties to Identify Birds
Tagging Chooks
Toe Punching
Toe Punching
Toe Punching made easy

Taming Chooks
Taming chooks

Tether
Poultry Tethers
Poultry Tethers

Toe Punching
Toe Punching
Toe Punching
Toe Punching made easy

Training Cages
Training Cages
Practice Pens
What are training pens? and pictures
Temporary cages - Cheap and easy
Bank of Broody Cages/Training Pens

U

V
Vermin
Predators and Vermin
Keeping Sparrows and Doves Out
Feral Birds in the Chook Run

Vermin Proof Feeders
Bird and Rodent Proof Chook Feeders
Bird Proof Feeders
Grandpa's Feeder
Plans for Virmin Proof Feeder
Nosloc - How to stop the wild birds?

W
Washing Chooks
Washing Chooks

Wet Weather Tips
Wet Weather Survival Tips
Wet, smelly pens

Wing Clipping
How do you Clip Wings?
Clipping Wings
How to Wing Clip?

Wing Clips
Poultry Bands
Wing Clips
Tagging Chooks

Witholding Periods
Witholding periods for medicated feeds (meat and eggs)

Wormers and Worming
Wormers and Worming your Poultry
Metal Drinkers and Worming

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