Category Archives: Raising Chickens

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

marans

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.

The Versatility of Wyandotte Chickens

wyandotte chickens

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.

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!

The Cochin’s Impact on Breeding and Poultry Farming

cochin chicken

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.

A Guide On Brooding Baby Chicks

Brooding

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

bumblefoot

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

Colors of the Chicken World – Learn Your Feather Patterns

plumage

A short introduction into the world of poultry plumage patterns. Every breed has beautiful feathers, now you know how to tell them apart!

Silver Spangled Banner: An Intro to Hamburg Chickens

Hamburg Chickens one of the oldest breeds of domesticated poultry. Learn everything about their history, their purpose, or their beauty!