Category Archives: Food

The 10 best backyard chickens for eggs

best chicken for eggs

Picking the best chickens for eggs isn’t an easy task. There are lots of variations on data and the perfect chicken for eggs 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 […]

Best 5 Homemade Remedies for Chickens and Ducks

Herbal chicken and duck remedies

We all have our favorite home 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 […]

11 Fast DIY Treats for Your Backyard Chickens

Woman feeding chicken treats in her backyard.

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 […]

Wintertime Flock Nutrition

Wintertime Flock Nutrition. Feeding a Barred Rock hen by hand in winter.

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 […]

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

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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!

Why Raise Guinea Fowl? – The Top 7 Reasons

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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!

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other S Word

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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!

Feeding Fowl: What to Expect

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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!

Name that Game Bird

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Delicacies like pheasant, quail and partridge are becoming more commonplace in the restaurant business. Learn more about game birds here!

The Top 4 Pet Duck Breeds

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Interested in raising a pet duck or ten for your backyard, but don’t know which breeds to choose? Check out a few of the top pet duck breeds for backyards.