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 […]
This post shows you how we keep our chickens cool in the extreme Arizona summer.
Gapeworm is an internal parasite that chickens can pick up from infected worms, slugs and snails. But should that keep you from letting your chickens eat these tasty, protein-rich treats?
Yarrow can often be mistaken for Queen Anne’s Lace or worse – poisonous hemlock! But if you can identify some common yarrow in your yard, it has excellent health benefits for chickens.
Do you think there is a better way to live more gently on this planet we call Earth? Do you cringe when your neighbor sprays pesticides all over their yard, Are you the gal or guy with dirt between your toes? Do you raise chickens for eggs and meat? Well if this all resonates with […]
One of my favorite part of keeping hens is watching them through out the day as they do their chicken thing. They are so fun to watch as they scratch around, chase bugs and wander through the yard.