Predators that climb, dig, fly and reach through fencing require different means of prevention. Here’s how to guard your chickens against which ones.
Looking to increase your flock? When buying chickens, familiarize yourself with these factors before deciding on any autumn poultry offering.
Many stray animals made their way into my backyard—and my care—in northern Florida. A one-eyed rooster I named Cogburn was the first of my chickens.
Extras such as grains, scraps and greens should be kept to certain levels, while grit and calcium are supplements that should be available at all times.
Are you headed for the holidays with no eggs in the nestbox? Follow these steps to ensure you’re stocked up for your seasonal baking and feasting.
Do you find eggs that are unusually large? Eggs with two yolks? Eggs with odd shells, thin shells or no shells? Our guide to irregular eggs will explain.
Chickens were the first livestock for this farmer and author who runs a six-acre farm in Jackson, New York, that also includes vegetables, bees and horses.