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 […]
Even a world-class poultry keeper can encounter infestations of lice and mites on their chickens. After all, these pests are everywhere and love to travel. For many, just the thought of these tiny intruders is enough to bring on itching. While some species will bite humans, they can be deadly for chickens. Early detection, eradication, […]
Brooder temperature is the most important element that you need to monitor to ensure young chick survival. However, there are many ways control brooder temperature and baby chick comfort.
The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.
Roosters can be sometimes be snarky and aggressive. Learning about raising roosters and controlling this behavior and attitude is a major key!
Ordering chicks by mail might seem strange, but it’s actually pretty safe! Read more about how to handle getting your own chicks shipped!
Brooding a new hatch of chicks may seem daunting, but with the right preparation, just about anyone can be successful in this endeavor.