7 Reasons Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs

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Last updated on January 23rd, 2020 at 09:12 pm

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… [Read More]

21 Tips: Keeping Your Chickens Healthy And Safe From Predators

21 Tips Keeping Your Chickens Healthy And Safe From Predators

We all love our fluffy, feathered friends and want to do the best for them. If you already have an established flock or haven’t started yet and are still in the planning stages – this article is definitely for you.

Before I got my chickens I spent the better part of a year researching the breed of chicken I wanted, how to house them and how to keep them safe and healthy.

I was… [Read More]

How to Introduce New Chickens to Your Existing Flock

How to Introduce New Chickens to Your Existing Flock

Last updated on January 23rd, 2020 at 09:07 pm

I think we all get ‘that’ craving every time spring comes round- should we get a few more chicks!? In fact with our first flock, it didn’t even take us this long, after the first weekend we went and got another six pullets. Before we knew it we had twelve pullets in our coop staring back at us!

Fortunately as the first six pullets were… [Read More]

10 Breeds of Chicken That Will Lay Lots of Eggs for You

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Last updated on December 31st, 2019 at 10:17 am

For many people the main incentive of raising backyard chickens is a fresh supply of eggs. I still remember walking down to my chickens’ nesting boxes for the first time and picking up those warm fresh eggs!

But one thing most beginners don’t know is that the breed of chicken you get makes a huge impact on the amount of eggs you should expect to receive… [Read More]

Chicken Feather Loss: Cause and Cure

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Last updated on December 31st, 2019 at 10:39 am

It can be a frightening sight, walking out towards your chicken coop and seeing feathers scattered everywhere.

My first thought is usually the worst- has a predator broken into the coop and attacked my chickens?

Luckily, I haven’t ever lost any of my chickens to a predator and their feather loss is normally something much less serious. The most common reason for a chicken losing their feathers… [Read More]