You can apply chicken manure to add valuable nutrients to the garden, but it’s critical to properly compost it first to keep dangerous bacteria off your produce.
When disaster strikes, it’s important to have an emergency plan in place not just for you, but for your chickens, too. Here are some things to keep in mind.
Ectoparasites, which feed on your birds’ exterior features, can wreak havoc on a chicken flock, so follow these tips to keep your coop free of uninvited bugs.
Processing broilers can be daunting or traumatic the first few times. Here’s a step-by-step guide to minimize animal suffering and keep meat safe.
An entire field of veterinary medicine is devoted to holistic medicine. Here are the basics in the form of home remedies and ways to keep your flock healthy.
Are you raising layers or broilers? Is organic or conventional best? Should you choose mash, crumbles or pellets? Here’s our guide for feed.
You might want to raise chickens for eggs, meat or the aesthetics of the birds themselves. This overview covers traits of several common chicken breeds.
Adjust your coop systems by focusing on chickens’ access to healthy, clean food and water as well as environmental conditions, especially temperature.