It’s fair season! Follow these seven tips for a good time when exhibiting your poultry at the local fair this year. Who knowsâ€”maybe you’ll even win a prize.
How important is fresh water to chickens? Very, in fact, as hydration is key to egg production, healthy body functions and even poultry life itself.
Omnipresent in our environment, fungi can cause serious illness in poultry flocks. Hereâ€™s a look at five of the most common fungal diseases and mycotoxins that can affect our fowl.Â
Animals don’t like fireworks, and that includes chickens, too. Here’s what to watch for and what to do if your flock’s terrorized by neighborly pyrotechnics.
Try as we might to care for each chicken in our flock, sometimes unexpected death occurs. Here’s how to respond if one of your hens should die.
If your love of chickens goes above and beyond, consider a visit to one of these locales that (in name at least) pay homage to our feathered friends.
A laddered perch allows chickens to express their social hierarchyâ€”a necessity that, when denied, can cause some unhealthy and destructive behavior.
Wild predators are a sure threat to your chickens, but don’t forget that a neighbor’s dog (or even your own) can and will kill a beloved bird, too.