Asian lady beetles, box-elder bugs and darkling beetles are not parasitic or particularly harmful insects, but chickens won’t eat them, and they love coops.
Interested in putting your birds to work? Consider these possibilities for a homegrown poultry business, including eggs, feathers and manure.
Do you know the meaning of terms such as straight run, pip and zip, bloom, and hackle? Here’s a starter kit of terms on chicken facts and physiology.
Unfortunately, the weeks after Easter yield lots of abandoned baby chicks. Follow these steps to care for any new charges you might find in your care.