Chickens

  • 7 Reasons Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs Blog Cover 7 Reasons Why Your Chickens Stopped Laying Eggs Mar 1, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - 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 [...]

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  • How To Store Your Chickens’ Freshly Laid Eggs Blog Cover How To Store Your Chickens’ Freshly Laid Eggs Mar 1, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - There are not too many greater pleasures in life than strolling down to the bottom of your garden, reaching into your nest box, and pulling out a freshly laid egg. If you time it just right the egg will still be warm! You joyfully walk back inside and take the egg into your kitchen to prepare [...]

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  • 7-Surprising-Rules-for-Feeding-Chickens-Blog-Cover 7 Surprising Rules for Feeding Chickens Mar 1, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - Feeding your chickens is one of, if not, the most important task when it comes to raising backyard chickens. Get it right and you will have a healthy flock who merrily cluck every time you bring them one of their favourite snacks or kitchen scraps! Get it wrong, and it can lead to reduced egg [...]

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  • The Top 10 Friendliest Chicken Breeds The Top 10 Friendliest Chicken Breeds Mar 1, 2021 by HappyChicken - Who doesn’t want a flock of happy chickens that come running when you approach them? Though some people prioritize traits such as egg production, cold hardiness, outward appearances if raising for show, chicken size, or growth speed, for those of us backyard flock keepers, having friendly chickens as our pets is a big reason we [...]

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  • How to Sex Chickens: 5 Methods To Determine Hen Or Rooster Mar 1, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - When I have a little brooder full of chicks, I love to know whether I have a little cockerel or pullet. It isn’t an easy task to determine the sex of chickens, in fact, I have spent many years trying to find the best way to determine who is who in my young flocks. It [...]

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  • The A-Z of Chicken Breeds and Choosing the Perfect One Feb 26, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - Naturally the perfect chicken means different things to different people. My perfect chicken would not only lay the egg, but scramble it and serve it in bed to me. While I enjoyed breakfast in bed she would do housework! So, for me the perfect chicken sadly doesn’t exist, but truthfully I think chickens are nearly [...]

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  • The Definitive List of Chicken Treats What Can Chickens Eat Blog Cover The Definitive List of Chicken Treats: What Can Chickens Eat? Feb 25, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - We all love to give our hens tidbits, but just what can chickens eat? I’m sure you’ve wondered what treats you can safely give to chickens, so we have put together this definitive list containing over 200 snacks. If you want to search for a specific snack you can use our tool below. Or you [...]

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  • 44 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build Banner 44 Beautiful DIY Chicken Coop Plans You Can Actually Build Feb 25, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - So, you are planning to build your own chicken coop. Don’t panic, take a deep breath! If you are concerned that you won’t be able to read the coop plans, that they will be too technical, you are not alone. I cannot read and execute building plans to save my life, yet I have built [...]

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  • How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years? Feb 8, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - How many people have gotten chickens in the past five years? The answer might surprise you. Thinking about getting chickens in 2021? If so, you aren’t alone. In the last five years, especially in the last year, raising backyard chickens has exploded. There are several reasons why. The statistics alone prove something you probably already [...]

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  • Automatic Chicken Door What to Know Before Buying Blog Cover Automatic Chicken Coop Door: What to Know Before Buying Feb 4, 2021 by The Happy Chicken Coop - 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, [...]

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