There are very few pets that can teach as much to kids as chickens. Not only can you use them to teach them how to be responsible and care for animals, they can also help you teach your kids about self-sustainability, where and how food comes from, even animal reproduction! Plus kids get excited to […]
Once you decide on the type and the amount of chickens you’ll have, you’ll probably wonder if you should also get a rooster. Maybe you got a male chick by mistake and are wondering how good or bad would he be for your flock. The short answer? It depends. Having a rooster has its pros […]
So you’ve decided to join the fun and crazy world that is chicken keeping. Congratulations! With more than 500 breeds of chickens, picking the correct breed can seem overwhelming. We’ve made a simple 5 step process which you can follow to establish which is the perfect chicken breed for you. Step 1: Space Requirements Perhaps […]
Find answers to some of the most common and frequently asked questions those raising backyard chickens and other poultry are asking.
Yes, of course you should free range your chicken flock if you can! Free range chickens will be happier, healthier hens with strong immune systems!
We often think about adding chickens to our farms and yards. Chickens have TV shows, blog hops, etc. But what about raising pheasants this Summer!?
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.
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.
Not everyone raising a farm has a solid and reliable outlet for vet advice. For those people, we hope we can give you a few tips you may not know of.
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.
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!
Ordering chicks by mail might seem strange, but it’s actually pretty safe! Read more about how to handle getting your own chicks shipped!