Raising chicks in the fall and winter gives your layers a leg up come springtime. Here are the basics of how best to do it.
Our holiday took a surprising twist when Fat Boy took alarmingly ill. Was it cold-weather exposure or one of two diseases that could sicken our other birds?
The Lamona, created in the early 20th century, is a high-quality, dual-purpose chicken breed. Lamona hens typically lay more than 200 eggs a year.
In this final of four parts, we learn how chickens adapted to what they couldn’t escape via migration. Molting for winter months is a perfect example.
Mobile processing units are portable setups with equipment to process chickens for meat. The low-cost method lets farmers handle their own poultry harvests.
The design and cost of a coop varies with needs and budget. This light, mobile coop lets chickens spend days roaming fenced areas and nights secured inside.