Chicken Chat: One Girl’s Flock Of Chickens

For Victoria C., the gift of an Easter chick created a love for keeping chickens, leading to a flock of more than 20 backyard birds!

Keeping A Conservation Flock: 3 Critically Endangered Chicken Breeds 

These three endangered chicken breeds are worth keeping for conservation purposes as well as a long list of unique characteristics.

Keeping A Conservation Flock: Getting Started

Backyard chickens are super popular today, but many breeds still face endangered status. Here's what to keep in mind when starting a conservation flock to ensure a breed's future.

Explaining The 2023 (Not So) Great Egg Shortage

You no doubt heard there's an egg shortage these days, with grocery prices skyrocketing for a dozen. Here's what's happening and how you can help.

Three French Hens For Your Backyard Flock 

Expand—or start—your microflock the holiday way with this trio of chicken breeds originating from France. They really are three French hens!

Chicken General Store: Chic(k) Gifts & Decor

Looking to liven up the holidays with your poultry passion? Our editors found these 10 items every chicken-keeper should check out!

Shutterclucks: Chickens Editors Choose Reader Photos

In the Nov./Dec. 2022 issue of Chickens magazine, editors chose the best of the flock from submitted reader photos. Enjoy this gallery of beloved backyard chickens!

What Are The Birds Of The “12 Days Of Christmas” Song?

"The 12 Days of Christmas" is a beloved traditional carol containing a laundry list of common poultry. Here's a look at the fowl name-dropped in the timeless tune.


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