Ready to take that holiday portrait of your favorite hen or rooster? Follow these basic steps to help you capture your feathered models at their best.
I commonly answer questions about keeping chickens, ducks and other poultry, but these two left me stumped. So I asked an expert.
A chicken’s beak is vital to food access, establishing social status, mating and preening. If it gets overgrown, here’s how to trim it so that it’s useable.
Sitcom headaches and hilarity ensue when a lovely lady tries to bring up several very lovely eggs—and sets off a chain reaction of broody behavior among hens.
Our Black Orpington’s lame foot was caused by more than just stepping on something sharp. Here’s how we dealt with bumblefoot, the crippling poultry condition.
Mice are a fact of life when you have chickens, but you can do many things to discourage their presence. Here’s what to look for and do.
Are you concerned that your flock’s eggs might contain Salmonella? I sought expert sources for safety guidelines and facts about farm vs. store-bought eggs.
Do you wonder whether your breakfast egg could have developed into a chick? Here are ways to distinguish between fertilized and non-fertilized eggs.