We like to give chickens our scraps as well as other items we believe will do them good. An expert tells us about five such treats, including yogurt, hot cereal and corn.
Are brown eggs more nutritious? Why do some eggs have two yolks? When do hens start laying? Here are answers to these questions and more.
A recent Twitter exchange involved several definitions of “real” farmers. It showed me that some people obviously don’t understand what we do or why.
Warm temperatures have not yet reached some parts of the U.S., but hens are laying more because of increased daylight. Here’s how to prevent frozen eggs and what to do with ones you find.
Identifying the misbehaving bird is only the first step in stopping this unfortunate conduct. Some say culling is the only ultimate solution, but I’m trying a different approach.
Do you plan to starting a backyard flock or add to your existing bunch? Inspect your chicks carefully for these four life-threatening conditions.
Whether you’re out of town or sick in bed (as I recently was), it benefits your birds to make sure your chicken sitter knows exactly what’s needed and when.