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? â€“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 […]
Two of my three Pilgrim geese, all girls, started making a squeaky noise instead of their normal squawking. They are about 6 years old. Any ideas as to why they are doing this? â€”Bea