Automatic Chicken Coop Door: What to Know Before Buying

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An automated door – every chicken keepers dream!

You can rest in bed and not have to worry about getting up at the crack of dawn to let the girls out. You can go away for the evening knowing they will be safely locked in while you are away.

In addition to a stress-free life, you know your coop is predator proof too.

What’s not to like?

Automatic chicken coop doors have been around… [Read More]

Chicken Feeders 101: What’s Best for Your Flock?

Chicken Feeders 101 What’s Best For Your Flock Blog Cover

Chickens aren’t fussy when it comes to feeding time. They really couldn’t care less if you dumped their food on the ground, they would still eat and make a lot of mess while doing it!

We supply our flock with feeders so that waste can be minimized, food is kept clean and fresh and we can monitor how much they eat. It also keeps the area cleaner and so discourages mice and rats from… [Read More]

Chicken Life Cycle (Learn the 4 Key Stages)

Chicken Life Cycle (Learn the 4 Key Stages) Blog Cover

We all love our feathered friends, but how much do we know about their life? What happens after the egg is fertilized? What developmental stages do they go through?

How long do they live?

We thought we would take the time to look at the life stages of our lovable chickens and answer some of these questions.

A chickens’ life cycle can be divided into several distinct stages.

Stage 1: Egg Development and Hatching

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Chicken Waterer: Which Type Does Your Flock Need?

Chicken Waterer Which Type Does Your Flock Need

Chicken waterers, or drinkers, come in a dizzying variety of types, shapes and sizes. For the first-time chicken keeper it can be surprisingly overwhelming.

Our objective today is to help you understand which type your flock needs.

In this article we will cover the basics of a drinker, before we go into the detail on the different types available and the advantages and disadvantages of each.

This will also be useful to some of the… [Read More]

Sour Crop in Chickens: What is it And How to Treat it

Sour Crop In Chickens What Is It And How To Treat It Blog Cover

What is sour crop? It is something we all hear about from time to time, but hopefully will never experience with our hens.

We are going to delve into what it is, how to treat it and how to avoid it in the future.

Also we’re going to take a look at impacted crop which is something a bit different from sour crop and sometimes the two are confused.

They are very similar and one… [Read More]