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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
One of the most enjoyable ways to interact with a flock of chickens is to feed them treats. The enthusiasm of hens pursuing a special meal or a few bites of fruit is amusing enough even if you don’t tie it to a rope and hang it from a tree branch for the chickens to […]
Ah, ’tis the season…to chow down on every carb that’s not nailed down! Humans store energy during cold weather, but chickens actually crave more protein in their diet to get them through winter. While you’re shopping to stock up on pasta, grains and delicious baked goods, what kinds of feed and supplement are on your […]
There really isn’t anything uncommon about uncommon looking eggs. Weird chicken eggs can be normal, or sometimes not, it’s up to you to know!
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!
Chickens in your garden. That might not sound like a winning situation, but you’d be surprised! Chickens can provide natural and necessary help!
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!
Poultry probiotics can be defined as live beneficial bacteria that promote the health and balance of the intestinal tract. They can be very helpful.
Feeding fowl might seem straight forward, but depending on your flock and the type of birds you have, you may need some guidance in choosing the right feed!