Maintaining a healthy pasture-raised poultry system requires a holistic approach that considers the plant community, the soil and the chickens.
Some people move to the country with expectations that don’t match reality. Here’s what you can do if neighbors don’t like your flock.
Researchers have discovered that socially, chickens and humans have a lot in common. We examine the chicken hierarchy known as the pecking order.
Thomas was a good egg who quickly devolved into bad behavior. Over time, though, he showed himself to be a wise and nurturing mate.
As chicks grow into layers their nutrition needs change, as do their ideal feeds. Supplemental concerns such as water and oyster shell also play roles.
Some injuries are more severe than others. Here are tips for treating various levels of wounds your chickens might suffer via accident, fight or predator.
Homeopathy is an alternative technique involving plant, mineral or animal extracts diluted with water that help keep your flock healthy.
The first person to offer to watch your flock might not be the best. These suggestions will help you find the best chicken sitter for your birds.
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.