What’s the Scoop on Chicken Poop? The digestive system examined.
Chicken poop; we don't speak of it at the water cooler at work, but we do here in the chicken world because it can be one of the first signs of disease and illness. It's not important to memorize every affliction that can cause a chicken's droppings to be abnormal as it is to be a ...
To encourage your chickens to drink in hot weather fill a dish with ice water and dump in black oil sunflower seeds. They drink as they go for the seed.
Chicken Treat Chart—the Best Treats for Backyard Chickens
CHICKEN TREATS This is a list of almost everything you can feed a chicken. However, everybody's chickens have their own tiny brains full of likes and...
Train your chickens to come when called!
How to train your chickens to come when called! Using treats, you should be able to train your chickens in about a week.
Follow these easy steps to clean your chicken coop safely
Clean your coop with natural products to ensure your flock is healthy and lays large abundant eggs. A step by step guide to cleaning out the chicken coop.
Is Keeping Backyard Chickens For You?
Keeping backyard chickens is certainly not something that suits everyone. But once you made the decision and got your first chooks laying their fresh and delicious eggs there is no looking back!
How to raise friendly ducks!
How to raise friendly ducks, that actually like to be held! It's easy to raise friendly ducks that enjoy spending time with you if you follow these 6 tips!
How often should you collect eggs?
Many people keep backyard chickens just for eggs. How often should you collect hens eggs from the coop? What happens if you don't collect eggs often enough?
Chickens for Karen
My dear husband, Jim, has agreed to build me a chicken coop for my birthday; which is coming up very soon on April 12. Meanwhile, I ha...
10 Reasons to Raise Black Australorp Chickens
If you are considering Black Australorp chickens, let me share with you why I think you should give them a try. This is why you should raise Australorps...
Why I use Lights in the Chicken Coop
I will always use lights in the chicken coop and it has nothing to do with eggs! Northern winters are cold, dark, and miserable. Find out why and how I use lights in the coop for healthier birds all winter long.
Backyard Chicken Coop with Cedar Shake Siding
Our backyard chicken coop was a DIY chicken coop with cedar shake siding. Come and see how we did our chicken coop siding
Pallet Chicken Run: DIY Pallet Fence Extension for the Flock (With Pics)
A recycled pallet chicken run is a good way to create more space for your hens to peck. This easy chicken coop extension is a cheap & easy DIY pallet fence.
Are Your Chickens Hot? 5 Quick Tips to Keep Chickens Cool in the Summer
It's summer, and boy is it hot. We know you're hot, but how about your chickens? How do you keep chickens cool when the summer heat won't let up?
Fodder for the Laying Hens - Country Living in a Cariboo Valley
Fodder - it's easy to grow and you can feed chickens all winter long by growing your own grains. Here's how to grow your own fodder.
5 Things To Feed Your Chickens So They Lay Eggs All Year
Your chickens need the right foods if you want them to lay eggs all year long. It takes a lot of extra nutrition to produce a new egg every day. In this vide...