It’s too easy to get swept up in the cuteness of Chick Day purchases, so take the time to figure out your poultry flock plan before chicken math takes over.
If you have a rooster, egg incubation could be a viable way to grow your flock. Here are some basics for getting started with hatching your own chicks.
This round of Say Cheese contenders includes a curious calf, cuddly kitten, grinning goats and much more, so check out this photo roundup from Hobby Farms readers!
It’s never ideal to keep just one chicken, but when this chicken-keeper found her beloved rooster flying solo, she followed these steps to ensure winter survival.
In the Jan./Feb. 2023 issue of Chickens magazine, editors chose the best of the flock from submitted reader photos. Enjoy this gallery of beloved backyard chickens!
Self-confessed chicken enthusiast Emily Loflin tells us about the joys of raising chicks at Ems Eggers, her Northern California hobby farm.
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.
Coyotes and foxes are two of the most common chicken predators. Here’s how to determine which is around and what to do about it.
Breed conservation efforts work. The Barred Plymouth Rock breed, once on the Livestock Conservancy’s Watch list, is a prime example.