Tag Archives: Tips

6 Ways to Keep Your Chicken’s Water Clean

A chicken prepares to drink clean water from a water dish in a chicken coop surrounded by wire fencing in backyard

Chickens are delightful pets to watch, care for, and spend time with. While your chickens may be happy to see you, they can effectively keep each other company if you don’t have time to hang out, and they produce a sometimes unseemly number of eggs. Unfortunately, they’re also somewhat untidy creatures and take a reasonable […]

5 Unusual Backyard Chicken Raising Tips

A couple with their baby girl raising chickens in their backyard

There are a lot of different things a homeowner can do with their backyard. You can turn it into a garden plot, a swimming pool, a playground for kids, or even an enormous zen rock garden if you want to. One of the most productive things you can do with your backyard, however, is raising […]

Amazon Prime Day Deals for Chicken Owners

We went through the hundreds of products on sale for Amazon Prime Day and found the ones that are most helpful to chicken owners. They’re mostly related to pest control – rodents, insects, and even larger predators. Check it out!

Is Your Chicken Coop Winter Ready?

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All the essential tips on preparing your chicken coop for winter weather Learn about cleaning, feeding, watering, and entertaining your flock this winter.

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

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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!

Summer Solutions for Poultry Pests and Heat

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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 with Poultry

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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.

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

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

The Pros and Cons of a Fence-Free Flock

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

How to Integrate New Birds to Chicken Flock

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Learn how to safe and effectively integrate birds into your flock without upsetting or disrupting the pecking order and mood of the flock.