waiting for eggs

The Egg Waiting Game

Still waiting on your pullets’ first eggs? Here’s the scoop on the first-season laying habits of new hens.

bantam chicken

What Are Bantams?

Scale down your flock—in size not number—by keeping small-scale chicken breeds called bantams.

bathing a chicken

How To Give Your Chicken A Bath

Sometimes your backyard poultry need a little more than a dust-bathing—this just might be one of those times.