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 […]
Building a Chicken Tractor: 4 Key Considerations A chicken tractor is a portable chicken coop and run that is joined together. Building a chicken tractor normally means that you have the structure on wheels. The biggest benefit of a chicken tractor is that you can move it around your land. This prevents your chickens from […]
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 […]
Black Friday Deals for Chicken Owners Well, that dubious day of American consumerism is upon us – Black Friday (and Black Friday’s younger but quickly growing cousin, Cyber Monday). In true Amazon fashion, there are some amazing deals to be had online. Earlier this year in July, Amazon had it’s Prime Day, and there were […]
Those labels on chicken can be confusing – and understanding the difference between different chicken raising practices is key if you intend to raise your own chickens, whether for eggs, meat, or both. Consumers have become very aware of factory farming and are often willing to pay more for chicken or eggs that they know […]
Modern Call Ducks are some of the most popular and sought after ornamental duck breeds in the entire United States. Get your own today!
This article will show you how to properly and safely brood mandarin and wood ducklings right on your own farm or inside your home!
Ornamental ducks are a little different from standard ducks, but not that different! Learn how to breed them effectively!
Learning about sexing baby chicks can help you create and maintain the proper flock for your specific circumstances and farm environment.
If you have chickens on your farm, you may be surprised to learn that these guys, along with chickens, guineas and more, have quite the green thumb as well.
Khaki Campbell ducks are one of the best duck breeds to raise, especially if you have an affinity for delicious duck eggs!
Ordering chicks by mail might seem strange, but it’s actually pretty safe! Read more about how to handle getting your own chicks shipped!