Hurricanes and wildfires have affected many animals this year. Smaller-scale events can also cause anxiety. Here’s how to spot trouble and help your flock.
Free-ranging chickens in an urban setting? Sure. With some planning, you can let your microflock free-range happily and safely in your backyard.
Winter preparation is different for chickens than for geese and ducks. Here’s what we do to make sure our birds are warm and dry enough in the cold months.
Maintaining a healthy pasture-raised poultry system requires a holistic approach that considers the plant community, the soil and the chickens.
Some people move to the country with expectations that don’t match reality. Here’s what you can do if neighbors don’t like your flock.
Researchers have discovered that socially, chickens and humans have a lot in common. We examine the chicken hierarchy known as the pecking order.
Thomas was a good egg who quickly devolved into bad behavior. Over time, though, he showed himself to be a wise and nurturing mate.
As chicks grow into layers their nutrition needs change, as do their ideal feeds. Supplemental concerns such as water and oyster shell also play roles.
Some injuries are more severe than others. Here are tips for treating various levels of wounds your chickens might suffer via accident, fight or predator.