Coccidiosis in Chickens – How To Identify And Treat

coccidiosis in chickens

If your chickens start acting ill, your mind might start racing with all the things that could be going wrong. 

A very common killer in chickens is coccidiosis, and it’s fairly easy to identify and treat if you know how to catch it quickly. 

Read on to learn everything you need to know about coccidiosis in chickens. 

What Is Coccidiosis In Chickens?

According to the Merck Manual of Veterinary Medicine, “Coccidiosis is… [Read More]

Bringing Chickens Home For The First Time

Bringing Chickens Home For The First Time Blog Cover

So you’ve worked out how much room your chickens need, designed your chicken coop and your chickens, chicks, or pullets are on the way.

We can still remember the excitement of waiting for the delivery of our new chickens- our first questions was: I wonder how long it will be until they lay their first eggs!

Are you wondering what you need to do when they first arrive and how you can get them… [Read More]

7 Reasons Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs

7 Reasons Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs Blog Cover

It’s always a cause for concern when your chickens stop laying. In fact, noticing this can help you identify if your chickens are ill. That’s why we always keep track of the amount of eggs our chickens lay- this way we know straight away if somethings wrong.

There are lots of reasons why your chickens might have stopped laying, but you don’t need to rush out and buy super market eggs just… [Read More]

7 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Cool During Summer

7 Ways To Keep Your Chickens Cool During Summer Blog Cover

Spring has now past and we are slowly creeping forward into the summer. Whilst this is great for most of us as it means holidays and great weather, spare a thought for our two legged friends who often struggle in the heat.

Here in the US, we can expect to see temperatures soar over 100Fahrenheit in some places and believe us when we say, your chickens won’t be impressed…

Let’s take a look at how… [Read More]

Should You Be Feeding Your Chickens This Superfood?

Should You Be Feeding Your Chickens This Superfood

Making sure your chickens’ diet is right, is the difference between having happy hens laying lots of eggs and grumpy hens who will peck your finger off if you go near them!

We changed our chickens’ diet last year and were amazed when within a couple of days their egg laying had plummeted- so we’ve been researching about chickens’ diets ever since.

This internet is packed with lists of do’s… [Read More]