Chickens losing feathers as winter approaches is part of a natural cycle. Here’s how it works, why it happens, and how you can help your molting flock.
A favorite of poultry fanciers and known since ancient times, the distinctive silkie chicken breed has many odd and fascinating traits.
Whether you view your hens as pets or egg-producing livestock, you’ll need to implement cleaning strategies you administer on varying intervals.
These tips based on personal experience with pigs covers raising piglets on the first day all the way to opening day at the farmers market.
Rooster spurs are self-defense tools for birds, but they can become dangerous to hens or to roosters themselves. Here’s how to reduce their size.
Many species are hardy enough to endure cold weather without help, but younger and older animals sometimes require assistance. Here’s how to help.