You don’t have to live in the country to raise and enjoy chickens. We have tips and suggestions on raising flocks within the city limits.
Adjust your coop systems by focusing on chickens’ access to healthy, clean food and water as well as environmental conditions, especially temperature.
Do you plan to starting a backyard flock or add to your existing bunch? Inspect your chicks carefully for these four life-threatening conditions.
Many of these heritage poultry breeds date back to early America, when farmers needed birds that were cold-hardy and good for eggs as well as meat.