Chicken-keepers should stay wary of avian flu, a deadly disease that, though not entirely preventable, can be safeguarded against with a few simple steps.
Egg prices are up (you’ve surely heard), but grocery costs aren’t the only reason you should consider keeping your own backyard chickens.
Backyard chickens are super popular today, but many breeds still face endangered status. Here’s what to keep in mind when starting a conservation flock to ensure a breed’s future.
Susan from the Michigan-based Chick Outta Water tells us about warding off hawks, battling coyotes and coming up with food-based chick names.
The H5N1 avian flu has been found in the U.S., so flock-keepers need to take these extra steps to protect their chickens against the infectious pathogen.
Chicken-keepers know that coop doors are critical to flock safety. These six tips keep things tight while improving chores for you, too.
Lisa Steele Backyard chickens are all the rage nowadays in rural and urban areas alike. Many towns and even cities are changing their laws to allow a small flock of chickens, but why not consider a few ducks instead? Ducks might actually make more sense for your family and be easier on your yard […]