Are you looking for a breed or two of chickens that will lay you lots of eggs? Here is a summary of ten of the best egg laying chickens. At the end, there’s also a chart to help you compare the different breeds at a glance.
Hens Not Laying? Reasons Your Hens May Not Be Laying & Simple Solutions! Hens not laying and you’re not sure why? I have several reasons that your girls may have slowed or stopped laying. I know it can be frustrating, especially if you have a small backyard flock and count on every egg for your […]
It’s always sad when our chickens slow down eggs production in the fall. If you run out, and might actually have to buy eggs from the store you can feel a bit defeated. But there are cons to adding lights to keep production up. Take a look if you’re on the fence about lights, and […]
If you have been raising your chickens up since they were itty, bitty day old chicks you may be wondering when you will get your first egg. Chickens usually start to lay at a few months old (it can be longer for some breeds). Learn the 3 important signs to look for that will tell […]
I have been working in small animal medicine for about 20 years, and, although it might seem that being a veterinarian would automatically qualify me for taking care of backyard chickens, birds are quite a bit different from dogs and cats…And that’s the understatement of the century! I do have the itch to get some […]
So many folks raise chickens these days. That’s fabulous! Here is a little more information regarding the size of pullet eggs, the hens that are laying, and the size of the eggs as weighed on an antique egg scale. Those hens are always up to some sort of antics.