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.
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.
Wyandotte chickens are an extremely popular backyard breed of chicken, and for good reason. This dual purpose, winter hardy, brown egg layers is named for a Native American Tribe who lived primarily in upstate New York and Ontario, Canada.