How to make healthy chicken feed for your flock even if you can’t (yet) afford to buy all organic ingredients.
Have you ever wondered exactly how much it costs to raise chickens? Not just a few chickens either, I’m talking a LOT of chickens. Like, say….80! Since I’m done doing my business taxes for the year I happen to have all these numbers handy. Some may surprise you, others may not. For example my bedding […]
Chicken math. It’s real. You may start with two or seven cute little fluff balls, and before you know it, you’re working on plans for your second coop, because the few you have just aren’t enough. Why aren’t they enough? Because of chicken math. You NEED more chickens. So for those of you contemplating getting […]
Every chicken keeper should have a chicken saddle (also known as an apron) on hand, just in case. They can be used to cover an injury, protect hens backs from over excited roosters, or cover up an unfortunate molting girl. You may find yourself needing one right away, and sometimes the best option is a […]
Even people who don’t keep chickens are familiar with the egg song. Everyone knows the “bawk bawk” sound that chickens make! For us chicken keepers, it’s known as the egg song and it truly is music to our ears! But what does the egg song mean? Why do chickens “sing” it?