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.
Ticks spread disease among humans, horses and cattle. Here are facts about these icky arthropods and how to protect yourself and your animals.
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.
Curative ale is more than an old wives’ tale. Many sheep owners swear that beer has helped sheep who wouldn’t eat after other remedies failed.
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.