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 […]
As we all know having a luxury chicken as a status symbol isn’t a privilege of the elite of Silicon Valley anymore. However, which breeds are the ones that they like the most? You may be surprised to find out that they like some of your favorites! Leghorn Why people like them: Easy to take […]
We all know ducks are amazing pets and hatching their eggs can be quite exciting and a wonderful experience –if done right. There’s nothing like seeing those little beaks break open the eggs and witnessing a beautiful little duck take their first steps into the world. But in order to see that, what are the […]
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 […]
So you want to start raising chickens. Maybe it’s because of the smaller environmental footprint, maybe you just want amazing eggs in the morning, but where do you start? With all the information available on the web, it can be a bit confusing to know how to start raising chickens, so we decided to tell […]
Understanding “Chicken History” can actually really come in handy when it comes to truly understanding what makes these little guys tick.
Raising a poultry flock takes a lot of thinking prior to starting out. There’s many things to consider and prepare for when raising a flock.
Raising a fence free flock may leave you open to certain complications, but with the right foresight, it’s completely possible to do!
Guinea Fowl are game bird – that’s been domesticated. It’s not as wild as Quail or Partridges, but it has more wild instincts thanks chickens and turkeys.
Ducks and geese might be beautiful breeds of poultry, but they’re also very useful. They’re excellent foragers who will protect your farm and garden!
Despite what you may think about mail order birds, the USPS is able to mail day-old birds because the unique nature of hatching poultry.