Rats In The Chicken Run?! How To Get & Keep Them Out

Safeguarding your hens' environment against intruding rats is critically important. But what happens if rats get in the chicken run anyway?

How To Try To Revive A Chick With Health Concerns

Sometimes, a newborn chick will experience health struggles and need some help from its keeper. Here are a few ways to revive struggling chicks.

A Field Guide To Types Of Chicken Combs

Chicken combs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the breed. Whether you're choosing for climate or aesthetics, here's a quick primer on combs!

Keeping Chickens Safe During Spring Cold Snaps

Spring weather can be very unpredictable, so when springtime cold weather hits, protect your chickens and other poultry from the frosty effects.

Chickens Get Bad Habits, But You Can Help

There aren't bad chickens, but your birds can certainly develop some bad habits. From egg-eating to sleeping in trees, here are common problems (and what you can do).

Can You Identify This Mystery Chicken Breed?

This large, white chicken lays brown eggs and has striking features great for showing. Can you guess what it is? Read on for the answer!

Noisy Chickens: All About Fowl Language

It's true that roosters can make quite a racket. But female chickens get plenty noisy, too, and these communications are nothing to worry about.

How To Start Hatching Chicks With An Egg Incubator

If you've got some hens and at least one rooster, you may consider hatching your own eggs with an incubator. Here's a look at some popular models.


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