When Will My Hen Start Laying Eggs – So when will chickens start paying rent?The timing of her first egg is called the “point of lay” and generally happens between five and six months old. Now there are a lot of factors that play into “point of lay” including breed, health, light conditions, temperatures, diet, […]
One of the most important ways to ensure a harmonious flock is making sure that your hen/rooster ratio is reasonable. Multiple roosters will squabble and even kill each other when competing for too few hen’s affections. Many towns have ordinances against roosters because of their before-dawn crowing, and it’s always a good idea to check […]
At one time I had vowed never to raise chickens, apparently I broke that vow. In doing so I have learned several things about chickens and raising them. Read about six things I did not know about raising chickens here!
This year we added more chickens to our flock. We had to do a little coop remodeling in order to keep a peaceful environment for our chickens. Find out what we did to remodel our existing coop to accommodate an expanding flock.
I love hatching out little chicks. They are super cute and both the children and I love seeing the hatch take place. It’s a magical journey. I have nothing against tiny chicks. I have a heck of a time not bringing home handfuls of them from the feed store when I go to pick up […]