Chickens lay the most wonderful array of colors. Find out which breeds lay which colors so you can have a showy display of eggs in your kitchen or at your farm stand.
Who doesn’t love the idyllic thought of chickens roaming free over a sunny, grassy, hill? In an ideal world, this would be the life of every chicken. When chickens free range they can nibble on a huge variety of greens, get plenty of protein from tasty bugs, dust bathe with friends, and nap in the […]
Are you considering raising backyard chickens? Are you filled with questions? Welcome to your one-stop-shop for all things you need to know about laying hens. We’ll cover the whole process from raising chicks, to taking care of juveniles, all the way to laying age and incubating eggs so you can start the whole process all […]
Adding cute baby chicks to your flock can be a scary experience. You may be afraid they will get trampled or pecked a little more than they can handle. Follow these easy steps to make sure your sweet little feather babies have a smooth transition.
Like so many people, we wanted to free range our chickens. Happy chickens, healthy eggs! The local foxes loved that idea as well. Most of the year, we now keep our chickens on rotating pastures with the help of electric netting. Not only does it keep them from getting out – it also prevents predators […]
Anyone who has owned chickens for a decent amount of time will tell you that they are most definitely NOT vegetarians. Meat or fish scraps, mice, and bugs are all considered tasty treats by chickens. Protein is a must for chickens, especially during the annual molt. It’s usually pretty easy to tell when your flock […]