Raising chicks in the fall and winter gives your layers a leg up come springtime. Here are the basics of how best to do it.
Our holiday took a surprising twist when Fat Boy took alarmingly ill. Was it cold-weather exposure or one of two diseases that could sicken our other birds?
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.
In this third of four parts, we learn how goats evolved to be versatile climbers, why some sheep produce no wool, and how some breeds became domesticated.
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.