Adding a smart temperature and humidity controller to your incubator will cost you less than $50, but the devices might just save your next hatch.
Dominique Leal from the California-based farm The Clucking Sisters breaks down the personalities that sparkle in her backyard flock.
Sometimes, a newborn chick will experience health struggles and need some help from its keeper. Here are a few ways to revive struggling chicks.
If you’ve got some hens and at least one rooster, you may consider hatching your own eggs with an incubator. Here’s a look at some popular models.
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.
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.