The teenage years for chickens, when chicks develop into cockerels and pullets, can be trying for keeper and flock mates. Here are some tips for getting through.
These two families employ very different plans to their chicken-keeping endeavors. Both work well, so read on for tips for your own flock!
Your chicken run can provide plenty of nutritious plants for your flock, so check out these flavorful, shade-producing plants you can start growing today.
Though it’s perfectly valid to keep only hens, roosters that meet a few important criteria can be invaluable additions to the chicken yard.
Expect the unexpected when it comes to your flock’s health with a well-stocked chicken first-aid kit. Here’s what to include to keep your chickens healthy.
When riots break out inside the coop, there’s a good chance a nesting box war is on between the birds. Here’s what that means and what you can do.
Do not get on your hens’ bad side. Step wrong around your poultry and they’ll let loose a string of chicken cursing that’ll make you blush!
Chicken runs are great for protecting birds from predators, and rotational grazing can ensure healthy, nutritious pasture for your flock to enjoy.
Regardless of whether a rooster is present, a single hen sits atop the female pecking order. Here’s how the behavior and balance of an alpha hen play out.