irregular eggs
Egg Oddities: A Guide To Irregular Eggs

Do you find eggs that are unusually large? Eggs with two yolks? Eggs with odd shells, thin shells or no shells? Our guide to irregular eggs will explain.

sand for coop bedding
How To Use Sand As Coop Bedding

Your chickens are already accustomed to sand in their dust baths—now they can have it on their coop floor, too.

broken beak
Help! My Chicken Has A Broken Beak

When an accident happens with your chicken and the result is a broken beak, take heart—it’s possible to mend the situation.

bathing a chicken
How To Give Your Chicken A Bath

Sometimes your backyard poultry need a little more than a dust-bathing—this just might be one of those times.

Bumblefoot is a disease in chickens characterized by a puss-filled abscess on the foot caused by a bacterial infection.
How To Treat Bumblefoot In Chickens

Plantar pododermatitis is a serious condition that can be fatal in chickens if left untreated. When veterinary care is unavailable, this at-home surgery might be be your only option.