If your hens lose feathers and look scruffy but it’s not molting season, it could be that year-round laying is taking its toll on their systems.
Breeds including horses, donkeys, alpacas, rabbits and ducks can be therapy animals, providing companionship and helping people with physical, mental and emotional recovery and development.
Hens’ insides sometimes make mistakes, resulting in double- or even triple-yolk eggs. Here’s how it happens and some associated egg myths and legends.
A veteran chicken-keeper answers questions about a chance discovery of excess eggs, “singing” hens and how much feed is too much.
No longer just a commercial egg producer, the Leghorn is experiencing a comeback as America’s favorite backyard heritage bird. Here’s all you need to know.
In the fifth part of this series, we continue alphabetically through chicken ailments, covering omphalitis, pasted vent, pox, rations, reproductive health, respiratory health and sour crop.