These winsome birds, recent entries in the Shutterclucks contest in Chickens magazine, are sure to put a smile on your face (and some eggs in the nesting box).
Meat chickens? Layers? Attractive yard birds to turn the neighbors' heads? Make sure you choose the right poultry for your farm needs to avoid problems down the road.
For Black Feather Farm (and The Pioneer Chicks blog) owner, Alexa Lehr, the all-black Svart Hona chicken breed is the star of the show.
Though not a favorite topic of discussion, sometimes keepers need to decide when a chicken needs euthanasia—and how to perform the task.
Neurological conditions happen, so recognize these five nervous system disorders in chicks and stay equipped to take quick and appropriate action.