If you’ve got a rooster and broody, why not leave your hen some eggs to hatch your own chicks? It’s a real joy to see a mamma hen raise her own babies.
Winter can bring boredom to the chicken coopâ€”sometimes to dramatic and destructive effect. But these boredom busters keep chickens enriched and healthy.
It’s not uncommon for a chicken to become sick, and illness isn’t a major catastropheâ€”though keepers do need to take a few precautions when a case arises.
Youâ€™ve ordered the breeds you want, and the package of day-old chicks has arrived. Now, the real work begins. Here’s what you need to do on day one.
Poultry-keepers can’t hide inside when the temperature drops, so here are five essentials to have on hand when caring for a chicken flock during winter.
A flock of hens will naturally establish a pecking order, but in some instances it’s possible for a hen to develop the traits and behaviors of a rooster.
I wasn’t looking for chickens on a recent trip to Las Vegasâ€”I swear! But a chance encounter with a confection opened my eyes to poultry all over Sin City.
The new year is a great time to plan projects for chicken coop improvements that will benefit you and your birds. Here are four I plan to tackle in 2022.
Christina Robinson from Linguini Beans tells us about some of the hijinks her chickens (including farm star, Henrietta) love to get up to on the homestead.