How to Feed Your Chickens

How To Feed Your Chickens

Feeding your chickens might not be something which you pay too much attention to, but did you know that seventy percent of the cost of raising chickens goes toward feed? Therefore it stands to reason that you need to pay attention to what you feed your birds.

No one chicken is the same as each breed all require slightly different mixes of nutrition, as do laying birds or meat birds.

Let’s start at the beginning and… [Read More]

Can Chickens Eat Oranges?

can chickens eat oranges and peels

Feeding your flock extra table scraps or goodies that haven’t gone bad is entertaining, and usually pretty good for your chickens. I mean, who doesn’t love a bit of a variety in their diet?

Chickens are no different. If your flock has been stuck with boring commercial crumble for a long period of time, prepare for some chaos should you choose to provide them with something a little different from time to time? 

Hens… [Read More]

Can Chickens Eat Grapes – Are They Safe?

can chickens eat grapes

Giving chickens treats is a favorite pastime of many chicken lovers. It’s easy to toss your flock some leftovers and assume they’ll be able to eat them without issue. But the truth is, not all treats are created equal. 

Lucky for you, if you’re a grape lover,  grapes are a safe choice as a chicken treat, and your chickens will love you for it!

Grapes are juicy and sweet, even when they start to… [Read More]

Why You’re Feeding Your Chickens To Death And How To Stop It

We all love our chickens and want to do what’s best for them.

I know I love nothing more than spoiling them with kitchen scraps and homemade treats, but did you ever stop to think you might be doing more harm than good?

Over-feeding your girls can lead to obesity and a whole lot of health issues. Not only that, but many foods which humans eat such as avocados is actually poisonous to chickens… [Read More]

Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?

can chickens eat strawberries

Chickens love a little variety in their diets and adding some leftover strawberries to their meal will make them a happy flock of chickens.

Strawberries are perfectly safe for your chickens, in moderation, of course. 

Why Feed Your Chickens Strawberries

Aside from the fact that it’s fun to feed your chickens treats from time to time, there’s also a slew of other benefits of feeding your chickens strawberries. 

Strawberries are Nutrient Rich

Strawberries are… [Read More]