Some urban and suburban people who move to the country file complaints against existing farming operations. If one comes your way, your state’s law might protect you.
You might want to raise chickens for eggs, meat or the aesthetics of the birds themselves. This overview covers traits of several common chicken breeds.
Tired of resorting to the flowers-and-brunch routine? Treat the Mama Hen in your life to this trio of celebratory sweets using your farm-fresh eggs.
Supplementing your chickens’ diet with a little scratch throughout the year can be beneficial to the flock’s health and state of mind.
In this chicken Q-and-A, we learn how to keep birds “spaced out,” how to encourage a hen to go broody and what vegetables go in a “chicken garden.”
We like to give chickens our scraps as well as other items we believe will do them good. An expert tells us about five such treats, including yogurt, hot cereal and corn.