Tag Archives: backyard chickens

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

weird chicken eggs

There really isn’t anything uncommon about uncommon looking eggs. Weird chicken eggs can be normal, or sometimes not, it’s up to you to know!

10 Coop Additions Your Flock Will Love

coop additions

Chickens and other backyard fowl don’t need much. Just make sure they have a clean and safe space with plenty of food and water and they’ll be happy.

Summer Solutions for Poultry Pests and Heat

winter

While the summer means fun in the sun, it does introduce new things like poultry pests and rising temperatures that can make make your flock uncomfortable.

Gardening is for the Birds: Hiring Ducks, Geese, Chickens and Guineas

gardening

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.

Keeping Musts for Spring – and Debunking the Other “S” Word

spring cleaning

Crisp mornings and warm sun. Longer days, daffodils and singing birds mean that spring has finally returned to work. It also means it’s time to clean!

Just What is a Chicken? And Why This Really Matters

chicken history

Understanding “Chicken History” can actually really come in handy when it comes to truly understanding what makes these little guys tick.

Don’t Let Our Chickens go Extinct – Save a Heritage Breed

heritage breed

Heritage breeds are incredibly important for the genetic diversity and population of all chicken breeds as a whole. Raise your own heritage flock!