25 of the Best Chicken Facts (Binocular Vision, Dinosaurs and More)

25 of the Best Chicken Facts (Binocular Vision, Dinosaurs and More) Blog Cover

This weeks’ focus is on chicken facts that perhaps you didn’t know.

Most of us know about our ladies in a general way, but we have been digging around to find lesser known facts about our feathered friends!

Surprisingly, it was hard to narrow down the list to 25 – there are lots of interesting tidbits out there, so we hope you enjoy our selection.

Some are amusing, some thought provoking – others just plain… [Read More]

Automatic Chicken Waterers: What’s Best For Your Flock

Automatic Chicken Waterers What’s Best For Your Flock Blog Cover

Today we are going to be talking all about automatic chicken waterers.

Certainly an automatic system can save you time, but is it worth the investment? You can spend a lot of money on some of the automatic systems available, so you should try to find the best bang for your buck.

This is where our article helps.

We will explain what to consider when choosing a chicken waterer, the various types available and much… [Read More]

Delaware Chicken: Care, Egg Laying and Pictures

Delaware Chicken Care, Egg Laying and Pictures Blog Cover

Delaware chickens are a relatively new breed of chicken to the chicken world.

In the 1940s it was all set to become the broiler industry ‘superstar’, but things went awry and the Delaware languished and fell into obscurity.

They are only around today thanks to a few dedicated individuals who kept and raised this breed.

In this article we explore the history of this lovely bird. We will also persuade you to give this dual… [Read More]

Automatic Chicken Feeders: What To Know Before Buying

Automatic Chicken Feeders What To Know Before Buying Blog Cover

Today’s subject is automatic chicken feeders.

Automatic feeders offer several huge benefits over traditional (gravity) feeders; firstly they help reduce waste and secondly, they keep the feed fresh for longer.

What’s not to like?

They have been around for a while now, so in this article we are going to look at what options there are for your hens.

After reading this article you will know all there is to know about automatic chicken… [Read More]

Muscovy Duck: Eggs, Facts, Care Guide and More…

Muscovy Duck Eggs, Facts, Care Guide and More Blog Cover

The Muscovy duck is an unmistakable sight with its bright red caruncles.

This unusual looking duck has been kept for hundreds of years and is a staple, for many indigenous peoples of South America adding eggs and meat to their diet.

Although originally a tropical bird it has adapted well to a variety of climates and can thrive in temperatures down to 10°F.

It has become a common sight across much of the US and… [Read More]