Whether you love your backyard chickens or you’re thinking about getting them, the best hobby is one that pays itself! There are several ways you can start making money from backyard chickens. Now more than ever people want food that’s organic and has been produced ethically. With your backyard chickens you can easily fill that […]
Black copper eggs, heritage breeds and $20,000 coops are all part of the same world: Luxury chickens. This new trend was born in Silicon Valley where people like Scott Vanderlip started running a free, self-guided bycicle tour of chicken coops in the area for hobbyist and fans. His organization, called Tour de Coop is made […]
If you have spent any time on Amazon or spent any time alive for that matter, you’ve seen the strange relationship between merchandise and chickens. Perhaps it is the odd familiarity that everyone who has grown up in a rural setting has with chickens. Maybe it is that chickens are hilarious and remind us not […]
Did you see the duck at the ESPYs? Peyton Manning talked about how after retirement, he still plays in the insurance game. Aflac’s pekin duck is some of his strongest competition now. The video is pretty funny.
Funny chicken t-shirts are all the rage right now. Something about advertising the fact that you’re a little crazy when it comes to your flock is pretty funny. However, letting the world know that you have chickens, ducks, geese, or guinea fowl also can mean a lot more. For example, you may be letting people […]
Learn more about how the Cochin chicken’s arrival to Britain and the United States set the poultry farming on fire and sparked a worldwide poultry frenzy.
Learn the basics on battling the inevitable bumblefoot. Though it’s not usually a life threatening infection, you should be prepared to treat it!
There are many different reasons to own ducks on your farm or in your backyard. Learn about the best and most popular duck breeds for you!
Learn more about poultry vaccines! Knowing when to vaccinate or not can be the difference in your flock. Educating yourself is key in protecting your flock.
The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.
With the help of my boys and our friends on Youtube, let’s take a (sorry, I couldn’t resist) saunter down the road of rooster training and behavior.
Since it was first accepted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1874, the Barred Plymouth Rock has been one of America’s favorite backyard breeds.