Category Archives: Getting Started

Best 5 Chicken Breeds For Small Spaces

Not all of us have giant yards so our chickens can enjoy lots of space to run around. Does that mean we can’t have our very own backyard chickens? Not at all! These chickens would love to be your very own small backyard chickens! Silkies We love Silkies. Their fluffy plumage, their gentle disposition… they […]

Building the Right Sized Chicken Coop

Building the Right Sized Chicken Coop

If you are overwhelmed at the thought of building your first chicken coop, you aren’t alone. It’s essential to build a coop that isn’t too large and isn’t too small for the flock you will be tending. If your coop is too big, your birds may become cold in inclement weather, or they may decide […]

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Ducks

5 Reasons Why You Should Get Ducks

We talk a lot about chickens here at eFowl, and for good reason! Chickens are amazing pets that are useful to have. However, more and more people are starting to think about backyard poultry more than just backyard chickens. Raising ducks can be incredibly rewarding, and even may be a better fit for you than […]

How To Buy Chickens Online

How To Buy Chickens Online

So you’ve decided to start your own flock or even grow the one you have. You’ve done your research with chicken coops, incubators and the right chicken breeds and know exactly how to take care of them. All you need is the actual birds. But where do you get them? Does Amazon sell them? Should […]

The Top 4 Pet Chicken Breeds

The Top 4 Pet Chicken Breeds

Pet Chicken Craze Raising chickens and ducks is becoming an increasingly popular hobby in the United States.  However, many people who want to start having their own pet chicken or flock have no idea where to start in choosing their breed. Breeding chickens has been a pursuit of lots of devoted farmers and bird enthusiasts […]

How To Build A Chicken Coop From Pallets

how to build pallet chicken coop

Looking for a chicken coop but have no money? Look no further. In this post we’re gonna show you how to make a chicken coop out of pallets and basically for free! This is a very simple process that you can customize according to your needs. You really don’t need a lot of skills to […]

Where To Get Cheap Chickens

How To Get Cheap Chickens

It’s about to be spring and, if you’re a backyard chicken fan that means it’s the perfect time to get new chickens! But, what if you can’t really afford to get all the chickens you want? Here are the best way to get cheap chickens and get the best bang or your buck! Mate your […]

Top 10 Backyard Chicken Predators – Protect Your Flock!

top 10 backyard chicken predators

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 […]

5 Chickens That Lay Unique Colored Eggs (That Aren’t Easter Eggers!)

5 chickens that lay unique eggs

When you picture eggs, what color are they? White? If you do, you’re not the only one. White eggs are common everywhere but that doesn’t mean they should be common in your coop! Specially if you’re planning on selling them. If you want to get more for your eggs, nothing says “fresh 100% organic eggs” […]

Top 7 Fancy Ornamental Chickens

Top 7 fancy chicken breeds

Whether you want to start with some more fancy chickens or simply add some color to your flock, you need to know about ornamental chickens. Ornamental chickens, or show chicken breeds, are the chickens that are raised not because of their meat or egg production but because of their fancy appearance. They’re typically more high-maintenance […]

How To Make Money From Backyard Chickens?

How To Make Money From Backyard Chickens?

Whether you love your backyard chickens or you’re thinking about getting them, the best hobby is one that pays itself! There are several ways you can start making money from backyard chickens. Now more than ever people want food that’s organic and has been produced ethically. With your backyard chickens you can easily fill that […]