Sitcom headaches and hilarity ensue when a lovely lady tries to bring up several very lovely eggs—and sets off a chain reaction of broody behavior among hens.
What and how to feed chickens varies with a bird’s age, the season and type of chicken. Here are basic items to consider for your flock’s feeding system.
Our Black Orpington’s lame foot was caused by more than just stepping on something sharp. Here’s how we dealt with bumblefoot, the crippling poultry condition.
Mice are a fact of life when you have chickens, but you can do many things to discourage their presence. Here’s what to look for and do.
Are you concerned that your flock’s eggs might contain Salmonella? I sought expert sources for safety guidelines and facts about farm vs. store-bought eggs.
Chicken-keepers can mitigate the cost of feed only so much. The real savings are in efficiencies we can employ in the feeding process.
In part two of this three-part series, we look past buying chicks. Here are the basics on how to incubate and hatch eggs to start or expand your flock.