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.
While it’s true that opossums sometimes eat eggs and kill chicks and chickens, it’s better to safeguard your hens than try to eradicate them from your property.
Testing before an exhibition is just a formality until your chicken tests positive for one or more diseases. Here’s what to know in case that happens.
You can totally keep a flock of mixed poultry in one coop. The keys are following a few simple rules and minding the size of your flock.
Everyone’s afraid of salmonella, and chicken-keepers especially know to beware the notorious pathogen. There are actually four kinds, though, each with different traits and implications.
Most chicken-keepers can take a passive approach to poultry primping, but for those that exhibit their chickens or keep pet birds indoors, these 11 grooming tools are essential.
You can vaccinate your chickens against these three common diseases and, in tandem with proper biosecurity, protect them from unnecessary suffering.
These five recipes for tasty treats are a great way to spoil your flock of backyard chickens, as well as boost their nutrients to meet seasonal needs.
These unique heritage chicken breeds range from distinctive to off the wall, and they can be difficult to find. But, for many, theyâ€™re worth the time and effort to track down.
Do your chickens have what it takes to make it in show business? Here’s what you can do to get your poultry positioned for their big break.