A heatwave mixed with rain made our henhouses reek, which motivated me to test various treatments to control coop odor. See which won.
Some chicken breeds are better suited for hot or cold weather. Follow these tips to also protect birds built for high temperatures during the year’s colder months.
If you have more chickens than you have space in your coop, don’t arbitrarily divide your flock. Follow these three suggestions for happy results.
If the neighbor is apathetic, call law enforcement to investigate and document what happened. If the attacks continue, there are various ways you can proceed.
Chickens are social animals with strict ranks, rules and codes of behavior. Follow these steps to safely introduce your juvenile birds to the rest of your flock.
Even with an egg business, I still end up with more eggs than I can use. Here are three ways to freeze surplus eggs so you can use them in the future.
Some urban and suburban people who move to the country file complaints against existing farming operations. If one comes your way, your state’s law might protect you.
Tired of resorting to the flowers-and-brunch routine? Treat the Mama Hen in your life to this trio of celebratory sweets using your farm-fresh eggs.
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.