fall decorations make healthy chicken treats
As cooler fall weather arrives and we start decorating, it's fun to realize that many natural fall decorations make healthy chicken treats.
Poultry on a Budget: How to Save Money Raising Chickens
Backyard chickens can be expensive. But with a little hard work and innovation, there are ways to cut costs and save money raising chickens.
Integrating Pullets into the Chicken Flock
Here's how to go about integrating the chicks (now pullets) that hatched in the springtime into the main chicken flock without pecking order "fights".
Why Do Chickens Dust Bathe? - The Cape Coop
It's enough to stop the heart of any new chicken owner. Your chicken is rolling on the ground, twitching and kicking. Is she having a seizure? Is she
The Best Cold Hardy Chicken Breeds
If you live in a cold climate and are considering raising chickens, you're going to need cold hardy chicken breeds to ensure the success of your flock.
How Long Chickens Lay Eggs
How long chickens lay eggs describes the key variables in how long chickens lay eggs and what breeds you might want to consider depending on how long you want your chickens to lay eggs.
A Day in the Life of a Backyard Farmer
Do you ever wonder what it's like to have a small farm? Take a peek into the life of a backyard farmer with our daily chores!
Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?
We want our chickens to be happy and healthy. In addition to their feed, you may want to give them a snack. Can chickens eat strawberries? Find out here!
How Long Do Chickens Lay Eggs?
How long do chickens lay eggs? It is important to know how many eggs a chicken lays so that you know what to expect from your backyard flock.
Feeding your Backyard Ducks
What should you feed your backyard ducks at every life stage?
10 Important Chicken Coop Features
When choosing among chicken coop designs it's important to consider these (sometimes less than obvious) basics to make chicken-keeping is fun.
How to Make a Duck House
Ducks are pretty easy animals to add to your farm. They don't need much in terms of shelter - just a secure, safe place to retreat to. It can be a sectioned
Did you know you can train chickens to come when you call? Chickens are very intelligent and can be trained just like the family dog!
Is Your Old Hen Still Laying Eggs?
You have chickens and want to know if your chicken is still laying. Well, there are a few signs that you can look for to tell if a chicken is still laying.
Introducing New Chickens To Your Flock - 8 Steps To Success
Describes 8 important steps in how introducing new chickens should be done and relates an amusing story on consequences if you skip these steps.