Category Archives: General Knowledge

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 […]

How To Start Raising Chickens

So you want to start raising chickens. Maybe it’s because of the smaller environmental footprint, maybe you just want amazing eggs in the morning, but where do you start? With all the information available on the web, it can be a bit confusing to know how to start raising chickens, so we decided to tell […]

Could your poultry business use new forms of grants and friendly funding to succeed? Blockchain is making it possible.

blockchain and chickens

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 […]

When it comes to my baby chick order, what is drop shipping?

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

assorted silkie chickens

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 […]

Brooder Temperature: It’s More Than Just A Number

Brooder Temperature

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.

Free Range Chickens, Pasture-Raised, Cage Free?

free range chickens

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!

The American Poultry Industry: Red, White, and Bird

poultry industry

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!

Fashion Report: The Chicken Comb is Officially In

chicken comb

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!

All Cooped Up: Finding the Right Chicken Coop

chicken coop

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.

How to Brood Baby Chicks

Jumbo Cornish Cross Chickens for Sale

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!