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.
It’s the time of year when we think about getting chicks to expand our flocks, so consider these breeds that need our love and attention to survive.
Sometimes it’s so cold that chickens need to stay inside the coop, but that might not be enough to prevent frostbite. Here’s how to spot it and what to do.