Chickens get sick just like you and me. The only problem is, your hens, chicks, and roosters don’t tell you when they are sick, and some chicken illnesses don’t have noticeable signs until they become a severe disease. As a chicken owner, it is important to know the most common chicken diseases and their treatments to avoid an entire flock of sick birds.
The holidays are coming and that means lots of trips to visit family and friends. According to a recent Kurgo Survey of dog owners, 36% of people travel to a destination other than their home for Thanksgiving and 43% travel at Christmas time. Over 80% of dog owners will bring their pup along on these trips, because, of course, their dog is part of the family too! It’s fun to bring along your dog, but that might require some planning to make sure it’s fun and safe for everyone!
Most folks keep backyard chickens for the delicious, farm fresh eggs. But, what if your best eggs layers suddenly stopped laying eggs? Below are the top nine reasons your girls might slow down their egg production.
When Halloween is over, seeing your smiling jack-o-lantern tossed to the curb can be tough. Chickens, however, are happy to see your pumpkins thrown out, especially if they get to eat them. Pumpkins and other fruits and vegetables make fantastic, healthy chicken treats. Today, we are going to fill you in on the best things that you can toss in your chicken run instead of the trash.
Raising chickens in cold climates can be scary for new chicken owners. Egg production slows down, and new issues arise as your chickens are introduced to colder temperatures. Be sure to winterize your coop to make sure your flock stays warm, happy, and healthy.