Get your flock started with the right kind of birds for you. Learn the pros and cons of starting with chicks or mature chickens.
Pasty Butt is something that can go straight from yucky to deadly in no time at all. This article discusses what “pasty butt” is, why it is dangerous, and things you can do to help out your chicks.
Getting started raising chicks doesn’t have to be a daunting task.
With a few basic supplies, you’ll be able to successfully bring up healthy, happy chickens.
Why do chickens lay different colored eggs? Learn the simple reason for different colors in the egg basket.
Chickens 101: What does it mean when someone talks about the “bloom” or “cuticle” of an egg? What is it, and what is its purpose?
Tips and tricks for dealing with an aggressive rooster on your homestead or small farm.
How to Build an A-Frame Chicken Coop a.k.a The Movable “Chicken Sled” – Get FREE Plans for this easy to build coop below!
Today I shared a surprising way that I learned to keep flies away from the chicken coop. It’s easy, and to my great shock, it actually seemed to work!
Tips for what you should and shouldn’t do to keeping your chickens safe and comfortable all winter long.
How do you add new chickens to your existing flock while also minimizing the “drama” that goes with it.
As hot weather gets hotter, chickens can struggle to stay healthy. Help your flock thrive and survive the soaring summer temps.
What tasks do you each day? Each week? Other times? Here’s a basic run-down of what it takes to keep chickens.
There comes a time when a mama hen and the chicks need to part ways. How do you know when?
What do you do with an egg-eating chicken? Steps to take for preventing or stopping chickens from eating eggs.
Washed or unwashed, refrigerator or pantry? What’s the best way to store farm eggs to make them last the longest?
Causes and treatment of scissor or cross-beak in chickens.
Every year it happens. People go to the store and they think a baby chick is the perfect Easter present for their kids. They let the kids play with them….and they die. They think, “It must not have been healthy” or “It must not have been a good breed” or any number of reasons why the chick or chicks died.
I’ve had some people wondering about how I keep my chicken coop from being stinky. There’s three keys to make it happen.