Amy’s Coop and Run Part 3

Posted by on Aug 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Coop / run expansion is complete!! Welcome to the Metalhead Ranch Hen House.  Landscaping is still to be done in the next few weeks. And the tour begins … As you see on the side, there is a set of tall doors. This is to let the tractor through when needed and the wheel barrow […]

Amy’s Coop and Run Expansion Phase 2

Posted by on Jul 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

If you have seen Amy’s previous post we left you with this photo of her ground breaking for her expansion!   Here are Amy’s comments are her expansion progress.   “It’s taking time but coming along.  The outside is done except for hanging the artwork back up.” The inside the building… The nest boxes just […]

My Chickens and Story by Amy

Posted by on Mar 22, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

SCROLL DOWN for an update: My entrance into chicken keeping was an evolution from a medical issue. In 2010 I was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes. I had a terrible time with the side effects of medication so my doctor was willing to work with me to control my glucose with diet. After several years […]

Backyard Chicken Biosecurity for Prevention of Avian Influenza

Posted by on Feb 10, 2016 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Backyard Chicken Biosecurity Avian Influenza Oklahoma Cooperative Extension of Oklahoma State University   Josh Payne  State Poultry Specialist Dana Zook   Area Livestock Specialist   The highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) outbreak has become the largest animal health emergency in U.S. his- tory. Since December 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has confirmed more […]


Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

November 10, 2015 Two 4-H members will represent New Jersey at the National 4-H Avian Bowl Contest to be held at the National 4-H Poultry and Egg Conference scheduled for November 18-19 in Louisville, Kentucky. Approximately 250 individuals will be attending this national conference. The New Jersey team consisting of Grace Majorossy from Flemington (Hunterdon […]

New Jersey Avian Bowlers Going to Nationals!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

New Jersey 4-H has wholeheartedly taken up the Avian Bowl banner.  They started the program this year and have had steadily increasing interest by both junior and senior members.  Chick Flic, a chicken coop ammonia eliminator, is an official sponsor of the event this year.   One of the benefits of Avian Bowl is that […]

Your Own Backyard Chickens and Coop

Posted by on May 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Interested in a starting your own little backyard farm?  Have you thought about raising chickens but not sure where to start and what it entails?  See this helpful introductory article from Mississippi State University Agricultural and Poultry Dept.  Written By Karen Templeton Backyard chickens provide fun way to enjoy fresh eggs By Karen […]

Ammonia Study on CHICK Flic by Delaware State University

Posted by on Apr 28, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Click here for the complete report ChickFlic Study Report PDF   chicken coop, chicken feed, chickens, ” width=”300″ height=”225″ /> In the summer of 2014, specifically August and September, and the winter of 2015-15, specifically December through March, Dr. Brigid McCrea of Delaware State University conducted a small flock trial with the ammonia Control product name […]

Is CHICK Flic Safe for the Environment?

Posted by on Mar 27, 2015 in Uncategorized | No Comments

We appreciate this question because it is one we considered and held very dearly. It also shows how intentional those of you are that ask these type of questions. We hope you ask them of all manufacturers! This is what we all want for our backyard friends right? And sometimes we can allow them to […]

2015 4-H Avian Bowl

Posted by on Mar 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | One Comment

    If you ever wanted to participate in a game show with buzzers and also enjoy learning then this might be for you!   Nearly 100 4-H members and volunteers representing nine counties (Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Ocean, Salem, and Warren) will attend the State 4-H Small Animal Educational Symposium scheduled for […]