Category Archives: Raising Chickens

The Ten Coolest Backyard Chicken People to Follow on Instagram

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They say that pets become like their owners, and owners become like their pets. This juxtaposition is readily apparent between the adventurous backyard farmer and her or his flock of chickens. This is evident when you see the social nature of both hens and backyard chicken owners on Instagram. In case you were unaware, chickens […]

How to Spot the Difference between Ameraucana, Araucana, and Easter Egger Chickens

What is the difference between an Ameraucana, Araucana, and an Easter Egger?

Know the difference between these three colorful egg layers.  The Araucana, Ameraucana, and Easter Egger are all fun and good looking breeds for a flock.

Wyandotte Chickens: Size and Broodiness

All About Wyandotte Chickens

Wyandotte Chickens are sizable with males reaching about 8.5 pounds, while the females are about 6.5 pounds. They do go broody at times. Learn more here!

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.

The Marans Chicken and the Chocolate Egg

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The Marans chicken is one of the most unique and rare breeds of chicken on the market. They’re known best for their deep, beautiful, chocolate colored eggs. They have recently become one of the most popular and sought after breeds by hobby egg farmers.

Fashion Report: The Chicken Comb is Officially In

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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!

The Cochin’s Impact on Breeding and Poultry Farming

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Learn more about how the Cochin chicken’s arrival to Britain and the United States set the poultry farming on fire and sparked a worldwide poultry frenzy.

How to Brood Baby Chicks

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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!

Battling Bumblefoot: What You Need to Know

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Learn the basics on battling the inevitable bumblefoot. Though it’s not usually a life threatening infection, you should be prepared to treat it!