Ventilation is good all year round, while drafts are bad especially in winter. Here’s how to get your chickens the air they need, when they need it.
These insects love moisture and decaying plant matter. Here’s how to prevent earwigs from claiming your coop and get them out if they’ve already arrived.
These suggestions will help you best showcase your hens’ egg-laying abilities during egg competition at county fairs and similar events.
Egg cartons are almost never OK to reuse, but that doesn’t mean they’re garbage. Here are things you can do with them and things you should avoid.
Some hens are repeatedly ravished by roosters yet shunned by fellow females. Help them regain and maintain well-being by following these steps.
The FDA mandates commercial eggs be sanitized and chilled for consumer protection. The European Union—and U.S. small-flock farmers—know differently.
Chicken anatomy goes beyond the wing and the drumstick. Can you identify the cloaca, the hock and shank, or the proventriculus?
Poultry lice are an unfortunate fact of life when you live with chickens. Here’s how to spot an infestation, how the lice operate and what you can do.
Even though temperatures are rising, your chicks aren’t ready to stay outside overnight. Here’s what you need to know about placing your chicks outdoors.
Here is the story in words and pictures of 4 chicks growing up, and our observations of raising chickens from egg to successfully mating in 23 weeks.