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The Differences Between Chicken Breeds

There are hundreds of chicken breeds out there and it can be hard to know which ones are best suited to your farm, or why a chicken was bred with funny feathers or a bare neck. If you’ve ever been confused by the choices out there, here is a little bit of explanation behind the […]

How to Treat Impacted, Sour and Pendulous Crop

How to Treat Impacted Crop, Sour Crop, and Pendulous Crop

I’ve written about keeping chickens healthy in the winter but I didn’t realize that spring brings it’s own challenges, specifically, Impacted and sour crop. One day I went out to check on the chickens while they were scratching around in the dirt. I noticed that one chicken, Slater, was not scratching around with the others […]