Olive Egger: The Chicken That Lays Green Eggs

Olive Egger The Chicken That Lays Green Eggs

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 […]

What You Should NEVER Feed Your Chickens

What You Should NEVER Feed To Your Chickens

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 […]

21 Fun Chicken Facts You Probably Didn’t Know!

21 Fun Chicken Facts You Probably Didn't Know!

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: Identifying, Treating And Preventing

Frostbite In Chickens: Identifying, Treating And Preventing

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 […]

7 Unique Chicken Ornaments

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 […]

Should You Force A Molt?

Should you force a molt

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 […]

Top 7 Best Winter Foods For Your Chickens

Top 7 Best Winter Foods For Your Chickens

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. […]

How (And When) To Mate Your Chickens

how and when to mate chickens

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 […]

Top 10 Backyard Chicken Predators – Protect Your Flock!

top 10 backyard chicken predators

Whether your chickens are free-range or not, backyard chicken predators are a big danger to your flock. They can come from the air, from the ground, even underground! And once a backyard chicken predator finds your flock, it won’t stop. They’ll keep coming back until you get rid of them. Here are the top most […]

4 Ways to Keep Chickens Warm This Winter

Winter can be a difficult time of year for both chickens and their flock keepers. What with frozen water, billowing wind and snow; it can really be a miserable time. Perhaps one of the most difficult things during winter is the warm; or lack of it! So in today‚Äôs article we are going to focus […]