If you feed local birds, you may wonder if it’s OK to provide your chickens with the same wild-bird feed. The answer, however, is noâ€”here’s why.
Â Photo by iStockphoto/Thinkstock Herbs and garlic can help keep your flock in fine shape. Poultry are susceptible to a dismaying variety of diseases and health problems caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, nutrient deficiencies and other factors. Marekâ€™s disease, infectious coryza and Newcastle disease are just a few of the nasty illnesses circulating the bird […]
Courtesy Rachel Hurd Anger Five future egg layers arrived safely to the post office this week. Two different postal employees called within minutes of each other to announce the chicksâ€™ arrival, which says something about the infectious joy these little peeps can spread. With caution, I asked the first employee who called, “Are they chirping? […]