Sticktight fleas are smaller and less mobile than common fleas, and the parasites love chickens and other poultry. Here’s how to prevent or manage an infestation in a flock.
How long does a chicken live? If cared for properly, chickens can have a lifespan of a decade or more, producing eggs for much of that time.
Avian influenza is in the news, and that means chicken-keepers have questions. In this article, we try to answer the most common queries from concerned keepers.
Sometimes, a newborn chick will experience health struggles and need some help from its keeper. Here are a few ways to revive struggling chicks.
Chicken combs come in a variety of shapes and sizes, depending on the breed. Whether you’re choosing for climate or aesthetics, here’s a quick primer on combs!
Spring weather can be very unpredictable, so when springtime cold weather hits, protect your chickens and other poultry from the frosty effects.
Though bedding material used in chicken coops may vary by geography and availability, the purpose of providing bedding remains the same: to manage waste and to provide a soft place for chickens to lay eggs.
There aren’t bad chickens, but your birds can certainly develop some bad habits. From egg-eating to sleeping in trees, here are common problems (and what you can do).