If you raise chickens, you know how exactly how fast they can make their way into your heart! This is a brief tribute to Ola, my light brahma chicken, who was very much loved by our family. We loved her beautiful, feathery white feet and super laid back personality. She was a victim of the […]
Learn how to judge the age and edibility of a clutch of eggs your hen has laid somewhere other than her laying box.
Ever have a misbehaving hen who has to have things her own way? A runaround girl who sneaks off to a secret rendezvous with the chicks next door? A free ranger who takes advantage of her privileges? Find out how this family (tries) to deal with their rogue chicken.
Are your chickens free range? Ours are usually in their pen for security reasons, but one nice day with some added safety we let them out to free range and they had so much fun!
Free range chickens cost less to feed, give tasty eggs, and look cute pecking around the farmyard…but are you prepared to deal with everything that comes along with free ranging? Here are five truths you might not know about what happens when chickens live the free range life.
When I first got chickens, I thought free range chicken were the way to go. They could explore and live the perfect chicken existence. However, my experience with leaving my chickens go where they wanted lead to a less than perfect for our homestead.