In this article, we shed some light on why chickens don’t lay eggs in the winter months—and when you can expect your backyard broodies to start again.
In the March/April 2023 issue of Chickens magazine, editors chose the best of the flock from submitted reader photos. Enjoy this gallery of beloved backyard chickens!
There are good reasons to keep chickens, ducks or both. Here are some basic pointers for each poultry species when considering adding backyard birds.
If you should be the unwitting recipient of Easter chicks, here are five things to do to help your surprise poultry survive (and what to do with them).
When this family decided to turn a discarded shed into a chicken coop, they made sure to build a comfortable space for their hens and themselves.
When fecal matter hardens, it can cause a blockage to a chick’s gastrointestinal system called pasty butt that, if left uncleaned, can cause the chick to die.