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.
Chickens can get bored during winter, and that could mean trouble. Bust through boredom with these simple ideas to keep the flock active.
Chickens’ routines change in cold weather, and that affects nutrition. It’s important for us to understand the changes and feed the flock accordingly.
Whether you’re out of town or sick in bed (as I recently was), it benefits your birds to make sure your chicken sitter knows exactly what’s needed and when.
Holistic home remedies can prevent problems as well as help minor injuries and treat symptoms, providing a comforting supplement to veterinary care.