Those who are working with a limited amount of space may wonder if they can house different types of poultry under the same roof. I have bantams, large fowl and ducks in one coop. Does it cause issues from time to time? Yes, but I’ve worked out ways to make it all work. I have […]
Chickens allowed to roam freely on farms are able to get a varied diet. Caged hens are subject to the same feed daily, much of which is genetically modified. Free-ranging chickens can eat bugs, grasses, and other plants which will give them a variety of nutrients. They are often kept with a rooster, which means […]
Chickens are easy to feed, and a small backyard flock can be sustained from homegrown feed sources with good success. Many garden vegetables and produce are suitable for chicken feed, and having a home garden can create additional foraging ground for a backyard laying flock.