Tag Archives: backyard poultry

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

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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!

Mail-Order Chicks: What You Need to Know

mail order chicks

Ordering chicks by mail might seem strange, but it’s actually pretty safe! Read more about how to handle getting your own chicks shipped!

The Pros and Cons of a Fence-Free Flock

fence free flock

Raising a fence free flock may leave you open to certain complications, but with the right foresight, it’s completely possible to do!

A Battle to Save the Backyard Ducks in Long Island, NY

backyard ducks

Raising chickens and ducks in one’s backyard is a practice that is undergoing explosive growth in the United States and for good reason.