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.
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.