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.
Keeping poultry opens your eyes to a world most fowl: rubber chickens on bicycles and in recycle bins, chicken sculptures and costumes at Scandinavian castles, and poultry yard art in the American Midwest.
Chicks and ducklings are adorable together, but they pose dangers to one another until they’re older. See why it’s best to raise them separately.
Leftovers have their limit before they affect chicken health, so for supplemental treats, try products with names such as Crackleberry, Fly Fiesta and Grubblies.