Bringing Chickens Home For The First Time

chickens

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 question was: I wonder how long it will be until they lay their first […]

Read More… from Bringing Chickens Home For The First Time

Chicken Vent Disorders And Pasty Butt Treatment

chicken vent

Most chicken owners will encounter medical issues among their flock at some point. There are many signs and symptoms to watch for when it comes to a chicken’s health and wellness. An important part of a chicken’s anatomy, that often becomes an area to watch for illness, is the vent (a.k.a cloaca). It is common, […]

Read More… from Chicken Vent Disorders And Pasty Butt Treatment

How to Grow Your Own Food

grow your own food

If you grow your food, you know there’s nothing better than walking out your front door and plucking a juicy tomato right off the vine. But growing food requires an element of patience and a little bit of research. Otherwise, you could end up overwhelmed, and your lovely garden could fail. (Say goodbye to dreams […]

Read More… from How to Grow Your Own Food

How To Identify, Treat, and Prevent Chicken Lice

chicken lice

It might seem strange to learn that even chickens can become infested with lice. They eat bugs, after all, but these external parasites are not the typical run-of-the-mill chicken treat-type bug. They spread fast and can cause severe problems for the entire flock. Identifying an infestation early, and treating the flock quickly, is extremely important […]

Read More… from How To Identify, Treat, and Prevent Chicken Lice

Chicken Coops for Sale: What to Know Before Buying

Chicken Coops for Sale What to Know Before Buying Blog Cover

Whilst some folks prefer to build their own chicken coop, many folks shy away from DIY projects, preferring to buy a ready-made coop for their chickens. Buying a readymade chicken coop can be a quick and easy solution. We have recently been asked what to look for in a pre-manufactured coop, so we have put […]

Read More… from Chicken Coops for Sale: What to Know Before Buying

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.  Coccidiosis is a prevalent killer in chickens, and it’s pretty 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 […]

Read More… from Coccidiosis in Chickens – How To Identify And Treat

Chickens And Cold or Freezing Temperatures

chickens in cold

Caring for chickens in the wintertime is perhaps one of the most important times to care for your hens. If you are new to raising chickens, you likely have a few questions about chickens and cold or freezing temperatures. How you go about this, and even if you have been raising chickens for a while, […]

Read More… from Chickens And Cold or Freezing Temperatures

Quick Guide for Beginner Bird Owners – 8 Bird Facts You Should Know

Quick Guide for Beginner Bird Owners

Most beginner bird owners may have been drawn to the world of bird ownership mainly because of their visually appealing feather colors and patterns.  However, these feathery friends are more than just their colorful plumage.  They can bring you joy and entertain you with their vocal talents. But they also come with a responsibility and […]

Read More… from Quick Guide for Beginner Bird Owners – 8 Bird Facts You Should Know

The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Chicken Feed

making your own chicken feed

Whether you are looking to cut down on feed expenses, give your chickens more of what they need, or looking into sustainable practices for prepping, making your own chicken feed can be a smart practice to possess. In this ultimate guide to making your own chicken feed, you will learn everything you need to know […]

Read More… from The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Chicken Feed

Is It Safe To Eat Fertilized Eggs?

fertilized chicken egg

Let’s not beat around the bush here. Yes, fertilized eggs are safe to eat.  For both you and the egg, well, the egg is kind of out of luck, but there’s nothing wrong with you can eat a fertilized egg.  The truth is, if you buy eggs from the grocery store, you aren’t going to […]

Read More… from Is It Safe To Eat Fertilized Eggs?