Are you considering whether to add a rooster to your flock of hens? Weighing these factors will help you make the decision that’s right for you.
We hope your chickens never get attacked, but if they do, learn to examine them and ID the predator so you can take precautions in the future.
Many aspects of chicken-keeping become more difficult as we age. Follow these steps to ensure that care for your flock remains robust.
If you have more than one rooster in your flock, sometimes the leadership changes and it gets ugly. Here’s how to ease the transition.
Identifying the culprit is only the first step in stopping the conduct of egg eating hens. Some say cull the bird, but I’m trying a different approach.
Pre-emptively protect your chickens’ health by establishing contact with an avian veterinarian before the need arises. Here’s how to find one.
Many school district budgets don’t cover agricultural education. As a chicken-keeper or farmer, you can give elementary school students a start.
If you catch a predator such as a raccoon in a live trap, there are local and federal laws (as well as safety concerns) that guide what you do next.