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 […]
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 […]
Everyone knows that hens lay eggs and if they’re fertilized they’ll produce a chick and if they’re not they’ll end up in a plate. But how do chickens reproduce? Can hens have twins? How long do hens lay fertilized eggs? Let’s find out. Chicken Reproduction Compared to mammals, chicken reproduction is quite unique. When a […]
Once you decide on the type and the amount of chickens you’ll have, you’ll probably wonder if you should also get a rooster. Maybe you got a male chick by mistake and are wondering how good or bad would he be for your flock. The short answer? It depends. Having a rooster has its pros […]
Picking an egg laying chicken isn’t an easy task. There are lots of variations on data and the perfect egg laying chicken for one person may not be the perfect for another. Knowing which chicken is the best one for you however is a crucial task, eggs is probably the main reason why people get […]
We all have our favorite natural remedies for ourselves. Why not for our birds? In a small flock a viral disease can be devastating, so you have to know what to do and act quickly to fight it. Preventive remedies are also very important to keep your flock healthy. Below we have our top five […]
Interested in Funding for your Pastured Raised or Heritage Breed Poultry Business? Blockchain enables poultry to thrive, and Lokaal.Market is building the system. eFowl is working with the high-profile blockchain based startup, Lokaal.Market to connect the institutional investors and non-profits with the farmers and producers that make up the “good food economy“. If you are a […]
Check out eFowl’s New Farm and Hatchery Directory Today, we are thrilled to announce the launch of a new feature on eFowl that we have been working on for a long time – the eFowl Directory! This directory will be an amazing resource for farms, hatcheries, and businesses of any size to present their brand in front […]
Black Friday Deals for Chicken Owners Well, that dubious day of American consumerism is upon us – Black Friday (and Black Friday’s younger but quickly growing cousin, Cyber Monday). In true Amazon fashion, there are some amazing deals to be had online. Earlier this year in July, Amazon had it’s Prime Day, and there were […]
We went through the hundreds of products on sale for Amazon Prime Day and found the ones that are most helpful to chicken owners. They’re mostly related to pest control – rodents, insects, and even larger predators. Check it out!
Preventing hens from eating eggs can become a serious problem. Learn the proper precautions and remedies to hopefully break this behavior.
This Fourth of July, celebrate America AND chicken. Take a second to learn about where the American poultry industry is and where it has come from!