Anemia is a common health problem in ruminant animals, and the malady can quickly lead to death. Here’s how to prevent and monitor for sheep anemia.
Chickens get worms, but the matter of deworming your flock can be complicated. We spoke with experts about when to deworm and how to safely administer antiparasitics.
Some chicken behavior can be downright wacky, which is definitely the appeal of backyard poultry for many. Check out some weird things your birds may do.
The Asian longhorned tick is spreading fast across the U.S. due to a unique breeding capability. Here’s what to watch for and best prevention techniques.
Sticktight fleas are smaller and less mobile than common fleas, and the parasites love chickens and other poultry. Here’s how to prevent or manage an infestation in a flock.
Is there a certain type of plant that attracts mites/lice. Which plants should I steer away from growing to deter inviting them to the coop? –D&R Poultry Fortunately for us garden-loving chicken keepers, plant parasites and chicken parasites are two completely different beasts. Plants attract the organisms that feed on the plants, while scaly leg […]