Supplemental light in your chicken coop can help your girls lay more eggs even during the short winter days, but is it the right choice for your flock?
We don’t provide heat in our chicken coops, but here are a few of the things we do to help our birds get through the long cold winter.
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 […]