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Low-Maintenance Birds

low-maintenance birds

Looking for low-maintenance birds to raise as pets? You’re in the right place. There are many reasons to raise birds. Some people do it for the sheer enjoyment of caring for a pet, others enjoy having fresh eggs in their diet, and still, others want to teach their children about nature. Raising birds can be […]

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How to Raise Organic Meat Chickens

One of the major perks of raising your chickens for meat is that you have a say in what goes into (or doesn’t ) go into raising your organic meat chickens.  When you control how you raise your own meat, you can make important decisions about how to care for them, how they will live, […]

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Ameraucana Chicken: Care Guide, Color Varieties and More

Ameraucana Chicken- Care Guide, Color Varieties and More

The Ameraucana is a unique chicken among its peers. It is a fairly recent addition to the chicken breeds making its’ debut in the 1970s. It has a staunch band of breeders and followers in this country and many others and is slowly gathering more folks who are becoming devoted followers. The history of the […]

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Chicken Noises: How to Understand What They Mean

Chicken Noises- How to Understand What They Mean

Did you know that chickens can produce over 24 distinct sounds/calls? If you answered yes – you are right, but do you know what each of them means? Research has shown us that they talk about a lot of things – from food to danger. They can combine these noises to make even more ‘dialog’ […]

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Parakeets: Everything You Need to Know

Parakeets

In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about parakeets, from how to care for them to all of their unique (and fun!) little quirks. A parakeet is a type of small, long-tailed bird that is commonly kept as a pet. They are colorful and can be quite entertaining to watch. To […]

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9 Of The Top Quiet Pet Bird Species

quiet pet bird

Want to learn more about nine of the top quiet pet bird species? You’ve come to the right place. Pets are a large part of our lives today. They keep us company, provide comfort and often give us the companionship we crave when living alone.  But what about those people who have noisy pets? What […]

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Easter Egger: Everything You Need To Know About This Chicken

Easter Egger- Everything You Need To Know About This Chicken

Whilst not strictly purebred, the Easter Egger has become a backyard favorite across America. With its cute looks and vibrant personality, what’s not to like? They are known as Easter Eggers because they can lay a wide variety of egg colors, and their plumage can also be in various colors. Generally, in the US, an […]

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Looking For The Friendliest Pet Birds: Here’s Our Top 15

Friendliest Pet Bird

This is the best resource to consider if you are trying to find the friendliest pet bird species. Birds are a wonderful addition to any home. They’re wonderfully entertaining and can be trained to do tricks, talk, sing, and more. There is no shortage of species for families to choose from when it comes time […]

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Egg Bound Chicken: All You Need To Know

Egg Bound Chicken- All You Need To Know

Egg binding is a serious problem and can lead to the death of the hen. Many times though, with proper intervention and care, hens can go on to live a good, long life giving you lots of nutritious eggs! An egg-bound chicken has unique symptoms which you can easily spot if you know what to […]

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Chicken Nesting Boxes 101 and 13 Best DIY Plans

Chicken Nesting Boxes

Chicken nesting boxes aren’t essential for hens to lay eggs. They can (and do) lay where they feel secure. The nesting box is essential for you, the flock keeper, unless you enjoy searching the yard, outbuildings, and under every bush or overhang for eggs! In this article, we cover the basics of nesting boxes, including […]

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