Tag Archives: Tips

Is Your Chicken Coop Winter Ready?

backyard poultry

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

weird chicken eggs

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

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

gardening

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

heritage breed

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

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 How-To Guide On Integrating New Birds to your Chicken or Poultry Flock

mail order birds

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

Ordering Fowl Online: Mail Order Birds

mail order chicks

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.