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Links to Previous Blog Posts by VJP Poultry

6/16/18 – Can Dogs and Silkie Chickens Coexist?

6/6/2018 – Building a Coop for Silkie Chickens

5/30/2018 – How To Protect Your Chickens By Keeping Predators Away.

5/25/18 – How To Prevent Chick Deaths During the First Week of Life

5/17/18 – Strengthen Your Chicken’s Egg Shells With the Shell of an Oyster

5/6/18 – The Instincts of a Mother Hen

4/29/18 – Pecking Order and Who Rules the Roost

4/24/18 – A Look at the Silkie Standard of Perfection

4/18/18 – Why is it so Difficult to Sex Silkie Juvenile Chicks

4/13/18 – How To Integrate New Chickens Into Your Flock

4/4/2018 – Why Your Chicken Needs a Dust Bath

3/25/18 – Egg Color and Colored Earlobes in Chickens

3/20/18 – How to Prevent Pasty Butt in Baby Chicks

3/12/18 – How to get Beetle Green Sheen in Black Chickens

3/10/18 – How to Choose a Heat Source for Your Brooder

3/4/18 – The Perfect Chick Brooder

2/23/18 – Silkie Wings – What Makes Show Quality?

2/18/18 – How to Effectively Control Chicken Dust

2/12/18 – The Mysterious Courtship Dance of Chickens

2/7/18 – My Experience With VJP Poultry from Cage-Free Mom

l2/2/18 – Feeding Strategies for Silkie Chickens in the Winter

1/26/18 – Managing Laying Hens in the Winter

1/20/18 – Respiratory Health in the Silkie Chicken Flock

1/4/18 – How to Prevent and Treat Frostbite in Your Flock

12/29/17 – How to Deal with Below Zero Temps in the Chicken Coop

12/13/17 – Gifts For Silkie Chicken Lovers

12/5/17 – Gifts for Guys Who Like Chickens

12/2/17 – Gifts for the Chicken Lady

11/28/2017 – Chicken Lover’s Gifts for the Home

11/22/17 – Gifts For Kids Who Love Chickens

11/17/17 – How to Fix a Heated Water Base Which is Too Hot

11/9/17 – Tips For Winterizing Your Chicken Run

11/5/17 – What to Expect at a Poultry Show

10/26/17 – What You Need to Have in Your Poultry Showbox

10/20/17 – The Grooming Process – Primping Your Silkie for the Show

10/14/17 – Worming Your Silkies in the Fall and Spring

10/3/17 – Cage Training For The Silkie Show

9/26/17 – Vitamins, Silkies and Wry Neck

9/20/17 – How To Winterize a Coop Built From a Kit

9/12/17 – Gardening With Chickens – Lando, The Gardening Silkie Rooster

9/7/17 – Fly Strike – Help! What Do I Do Now?

9/4/17 – Silkie Starter Kit – What You Need Before the Chicks Arrive

8/16/17 – How We Quarantine Silkies at Rooster Camp and Rooster Hilton

8/9/17 – How To Give Your Silkie a Bath

8/4/17 – Minnesota Fall Poultry Shows are all about Silkies

7/26/17 – How To Check For Mites On a Silkie Chicken

7/19/17 – Mink – A Silkie Chicken Predator

7/4/17 – How To Quiet The Crow of a Silkie Rooster

6/27/17 – When Something is Wrong With My Silkie

6/19/17 – Tips and Tricks for Broody Silkies

6/13/17 – What To Expect at a State Vet Inspection

6/6/2017 – Newborn Silkie Chick Management

5/30/17 – Medicated Chick Starter, Coccidiosis and Summer

5/22/17 – Trimming Your Silkie’s Toenails

5/15/17 – Understanding Partridge Silkies at VJP Poultry

5/9/17 – Selective Silkie Breeding

5/2/17 – Should You Help Your Silkie Chick to Hatch?

4/25/17 – Cleaning the Coops at VJP Poultry

4/11/17 – Companion Birds For Silkies

4/4/17 – Sprouting Grains and Growing Fodder For Your Silkie at VJP Poultry

3/28/17 – How To Improve Fertility in Silkie Chickens at VJP Poultry

3/21/17 – The Secrets of Silkie Vaults at VJP Poultry

3/14/17 – How We Incubate Our Eggs At VJP Poultry

3/7/17 – How To Sex Young Silkie Chickens at VJP Poultry

3/2/17 – Improve Your Silkie Hatch Before the Incubator

2/24/17 – Blue and Splash Silkie Pen at VJP Poultry

2/13/17 – Remodeling at VJP Poultry

2/7/17- How To Choose Silkie Chicks For 4-H Poultry Showing

1/31/17 – Silkies and Incubators

1/21/17 – January Improvement Project – Chick Windows at VJP Poultry

1/14/2017 – Time To Purchase Silkie Chicks for 4-H Showing from VJP Poultry

1/7/17 – Using Heated Water Bases at VJP Poultry

12/30/16 – A Trip To The Feed Store With VJP Poultry

12/20/16 – Heat Lamp Use at VJP Poultry

12/11/16 – Changes to Silkies as the Days Grow Shorter

12/05/16 – Does a Silkie Need a Christmas Gift?

11/26/16 – Using Plastic On The Silkie Chicken Run

11/19/16 – Pea Rock in the Silkie Chicken Run

11/11/16 – Why Fall is an Excellent Time To Buy Chicks

11/07/16 – How to Keep a Flock History

11/01/16 – Why Roosters Are Important To Your Silkie Backyard Flock

10/29/16 – October Fall Chores at VJP Poultry

10/25/16 – Collecting Eggs At VJP Poultry

10/17/16 – Adult Silkie Black Pen