Here’s an excerpt from the book, “Hentopia,” that’s filled with DIY projects, including this feeder made from a plastic bucket.
These items look alike but play different roles in chicken nutrition and health. They’re each necessary, and they’re not interchangeable.
Birds who’ve spent their whole lives in a brooder might be shocked or stressed at an abrupt transition to a coop. Here’s how to make that easier.
For Jaime Cool and her family, a homestead of livestock, produce and bees takes a lot of work, but “it’s a good life not many people get to experience.”
In the final part of this series, we continue alphabetically through chicken health issues with scaly leg mites, thrush, transmission of disease and vaccination.
Asian lady beetles, box-elder bugs and darkling beetles are not parasitic or particularly harmful insects, but chickens won’t eat them, and they love coops.