As the annual live chick ordering frenzy ramps up into full gear during the spring months, you may have seen what is sometimes considered a dirty word/term in the backyard chickens and hatchery world – “drop shipping”. What is drop shipping when it comes to live chickens, ducks, geese, game birds, etc.? The term “drop ship” means […]
The Top Five Best Breeds for Your Backyard Chicken Coop Backyard chicken keeping is a fun and organic way to keep your family supplied with fresh eggs. Chickens are good natured and many breeds make great pets. When starting a backyard flock, it’s important to choose breeds that are hearty for your type of weather […]
Nest boxes are an incredibly crucial component to owning and raising a laying flock. Fortunately, they come in many shapes, sizes, and materials.
Brooder temperature is the most important element that you need to monitor to ensure young chick survival. However, there are many ways control brooder temperature and baby chick comfort.
Many people don’t know what free range chickens truly are. Read more to find out what this and other labels truly mean to your food and animals!
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!
Warning: Not all chicken combs are created equal. Learn about all the different crazy types of chicken combs right here on eFowl.com. The comb is in!
A brief guide on what you should expect to build or look for when either shopping for or constructing a chicken coop for your backyard chicken flock.
Learn about brooding baby chicks in a fun and simple way geared towards first-time raisers or anyone looking to learn how to breed newborn baby chicks!
Learn the basics on battling the inevitable bumblefoot. Though it’s not usually a life threatening infection, you should be prepared to treat it!
A short introduction into the world of poultry plumage patterns. Every breed has beautiful feathers, now you know how to tell them apart!
Hamburg Chickens one of the oldest breeds of domesticated poultry. Learn everything about their history, their purpose, or their beauty!