Category Archives: Tips

The Ten Coolest Backyard Chicken People to Follow on Instagram

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They say that pets become like their owners, and owners become like their pets. This juxtaposition is readily apparent between the adventurous backyard farmer and her or his flock of chickens. This is evident when you see the social nature of both hens and backyard chicken owners on Instagram. In case you were unaware, chickens […]

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!

Brooder Temperature: It’s More Than Just A Number

Brooder Temperature

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.

Free Range Chickens, Pasture-Raised, Cage Free?

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Many people don’t know what free range chickens truly are. Read more to find out what this and other labels truly mean to your food and animals!

All Cooped Up: Finding the Right Chicken Coop

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A brief guide on what you should expect to build or look for when either shopping for or constructing a chicken coop for your backyard chicken flock.

Treating Common Poultry Illness

Lear about common poultry illness and how to treat or vaccinate for them before it comes a problem. Save your birds, save your time, save your money!

Poultry Processing Equipment for the Novice Farmer

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A quick guide on poultry processing for small farms.  This how-to will teach farmers of any level how to process chickens safely and efficiently.

An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red

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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.