Do roosters crow only at dawn? Does their presence affect hens’ egg size? Do they molt? We expose several myths about roosters for what they are.
Chickens, ducks, geese and quail all offer us incredible edible eggs. Here’s our guide to size and other characteristics as well as nutritional value.
The Sheep Care Guide, produced by the American Sheep Industry Association, covers feed safety, transportation, regulatory data and emergency planning.
Getting a few chickens can lead to a full flock, which can then lead to a diverse farm with many types of animals. Here are the basics on adding livestock.
Hurricanes and wildfires have affected many animals this year. Smaller-scale events can also cause anxiety. Here’s how to spot trouble and help your flock.
Free-ranging chickens in an urban setting? Sure. With some planning, you can let your microflock free-range happily and safely in your backyard.
Winter preparation is different for chickens than for geese and ducks. Here’s what we do to make sure our birds are warm and dry enough in the cold months.
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.