Category Archives: Care

Why Raise Guinea Fowl? – The Top 7 Reasons

why raise guinea fowl

In a world where guinea pigs get all the glory, it’s about time people learned a little more about the guinea fowl. They’re very handy birds to have around!

10 Coop Additions Your Flock Will Love

coop additions

Chickens and other backyard fowl don’t need much. Just make sure they have a clean and safe space with plenty of food and water and they’ll be happy.

Summer Solutions for Poultry Pests and Heat

winter

While the summer means fun in the sun, it does introduce new things like poultry pests and rising temperatures that can make make your flock uncomfortable.

Gardening with Poultry

gardening

If you have chickens on your farm, you may be surprised to learn that these guys, along with chickens, guineas and more, have quite the green thumb as well.

How to Choose the Right Chicken Coop

Choosing a chicken coop

With so many options, choosing a chicken coop can be stressful. Luckily, if you know your flock, it shouldn’t be that difficult to understand what’s best!

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other S Word

spring cleaning

Crisp mornings and warm sun. Longer days, daffodils and singing birds mean that spring has finally returned to work. It also means it’s time to clean!

Raising Those Little Darlings

laying hen

Raising chickens is like raising children… okay maybe not exactly. Nevertheless, these guys will need your love, care, and nurturing.

Just What is a Chicken? And Why This Really Matters

chicken history

Understanding “Chicken History” can actually really come in handy when it comes to truly understanding what makes these little guys tick.

Mail-Order Chicks: What You Need to Know

mail order chicks

Ordering chicks by mail might seem strange, but it’s actually pretty safe! Read more about how to handle getting your own chicks shipped!