It’s about to be spring and, if you’re a backyard chicken fan that means it’s the perfect time to get new chickens! But, what if you can’t really afford to get all the chickens you want? Here are the best way to get cheap chickens and get the best bang or your buck! Mate your […]
There are lots of options for chicken coops. If you’re good with tools and have some time on your hands you can always build your own coop. However, more and more people are going for a more comfortable, pre-made option. We’ve already written an entry about everything a coop should have and all of these coops check all […]
You’ve seen white eggs. You’ve seen brown eggs. But if you want to add some color to your organic eggs at the farmers market or simply to your egg basket, there’s no more unique way than with green eggs! The Olive Egger is a type of Easter Egger that, unlike the latter, will always lay […]
Having chickens isn’t just a great way to get delicious, ethically produced organic eggs, it also gives you a great way to dispose most of your leftovers. Chickens will gladly eat things you would simply throw away like that rice you couldn’t finish or those stems you don’t like in your salad. However you should […]
Whether or not you have backyard chickens these fun chicken facts will definitely amaze you! There are more chickens than people in the world. There are in fact 3 chickens per every man, woman and child. That’s over 25 billion chickens, more than any other bird in the world! Chickens can recognize over 100 faces, […]
Frostbite in chickens can cause lots of nasty consequences, from mild pain to decrease of mobility and egg production. Keeping your flock safe during the cold months is crucial to avoid frostbite in your chickens. But how do you make sure they won’t develop frostbite? And if they have, how do you identify it and […]
Choosing the right chicken breed for cold weathers will help them live longer, lay more eggs and will be cheaper for you too!
We wanted to include these in our list of perfect chicken gifts but we found so many that we decided they deserved their own list. Check the most amazing ornaments in Amazon below! Chicken Pot Pie Merge your geeky and chicken loving sides with this funny ornament! Image printed on both sides of this ceramic […]
From chicken poop lip balm to chicken tutus, we got the perfect gift in this list.
Your chickens start their natural molt around autumn. It’s a very beneficial stage for them where they stop laying eggs, shed their feathers and get ready for the cold. Once they’re ready, they will continue laying eggs. But what if, during the year they’re not laying as many eggs as normal? Should you force a […]
Just like us, chickens need different food during the winter, specially if you want to keep them laying eggs! As you know, chickens need protein to make eggs but during the winter they’ll also need more carbohydrates to star warm. Feeding them properly will help them not only survive, but thrive during the cold months. […]
Whether you want to sell some chicks or simply have a sustainable flock, you need to know how to mate chickens. Helping with the process can not only be rewarding to you; it can be highly interesting and educational to your kids too! They’ll quickly go from seeing chickens mate to seeing cute little chicks […]