It didn’t take long after walking into the feed store just to look at the chicks before I fell in love with them. Those adorable fluff balls sealed the deal. If I had any doubts about getting chickens for the first time, they were all gone by the time I walked out with a box […]
It’s chick season! If you want to start your flock with chicks, or maybe add to an existing one, now is the best time to do it. But where are the best places to get chicks? Here are three excellent places for you to buy chicks this spring.
You are standing in the feed store starting at all the adorable fluffy chicks, wondering how many you should bring home. There’s room for a couple extra in your coop, right? Right??!? Or maybe you already have a flock. But this year they aren’t laying as much as they used to, and you’re thinking about […]
Thinking about adding more chickens to your backyard flock? Make sure you know how to properly integrate new birds into the existing flock. Introducing new chickens can be easy, or it can end in a very sad way. Make sure your birds stay safe by following these tips:
If you have kept chickens for any length of time you may find yourself wondering, how do I know if I have a sick chicken? It’s a good question to ask, because part of keeping a flock of birds is knowing the signs of illness, and what you can do about them. If you have […]
Eww! My chicken’s feathers are dirty in the back. These feathers are broken, but it’s not time for a molt. What’s this thing crawling around in her feathers? Why aren’t my chickens laying; it’s spring! Are chicken’s legs supposed to be so scaly? Is it normal for chickens to peck at themselves? Are these red […]