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.
Provide your flock with a natural protein block and form of activity via firewood. It can help them thrive during cold-weather months.
Here is the story in words and pictures of 4 chicks growing up, and our observations of raising chickens from egg to successfully mating in 23 weeks.