Identifying the culprit is only the first step in stopping the conduct of egg eating hens. Some say cull the bird, but I’m trying a different approach.
We started with a small flock in a small coop, but our family’s love of chickens led us to build a grand palace for our growing assortment.
Pre-emptively protect your chickens’ health by establishing contact with an avian veterinarian before the need arises. Here’s how to find one.
Many school district budgets don’t cover agricultural education. As a chicken-keeper or farmer, you can give elementary school students a start.
Chickens editors asked for photos, and readers responded. This round has what looks like a school portrait, hens in golden twilight and a real statesman of a white rooster.
If you catch a predator such as a raccoon in a live trap, there are local and federal laws (as well as safety concerns) that guide what you do next.
Raccoons persisted until finding a way into one of our coops and killing all but 2 chickens. Here are potential weak points and how to secure them.
If you’re considering entering animals at a county fair, here are the health and identification requirements you can expect before they hit the show ring.