Raising chickens for meat is a healthy, sustainable way to provide protein for the dinner table, whether you’re on the grid or pursuing an off-grid lifestyle.
Losing a poultry friend is never easy, and there are guidelines to follow when laying your bird to rest. Here’s what to remember when burying a chicken.
When raising chickens, it’s always important to stay aware of salmonella risks. Here are some tips to help your backyard flock stay clear of an outbreak.
Chickens are great for the beginning farmer, but consider all four of these birds when establishing a world of poultry on the new farm.
When summer days leave birds struggling to cool down, you can offer the flock a variety of chicken treats (including the recipe here) to keep them comfortable.
As members of your chicken flock grow older, their aging bodies require some extra care and attention. These six steps will help you keep them comfortable.
You need to feed your hens the correct essential nutrients for a healthy flock and nutritious eggs and meat. Here’s a breakdown of what that means.
Mel Combs from the Idaho-based Combstead tells us all about the therapeutic benefits of being surrounded by poultry and working with family.
Most chicken breeds are pretty hardy, but you can still make chickens more comfortable by offering them some escape from the summer heat.