This time of year, egg production drops while chickens are molting—shedding old feathers to produce new ones. Here’s how you can help them through seasonal molt.
The revised edition of Harvey Ussery’s “The Small-Scale Poultry Flock” is an expanded guide to all-natural chicken-keeping for a variety of purposes.
Animals don’t like fireworks, and that includes chickens, too. Here’s what to watch for and what to do if your flock’s terrorized by neighborly pyrotechnics.
You can vaccinate your chickens against these three common diseases and, in tandem with proper biosecurity, protect them from unnecessary suffering.
It’s not uncommon for a chicken to become sick, and illness isn’t a major catastrophe—though keepers do need to take a few precautions when a case arises.