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.
Owning chickens can be very rewarding. Chickens make great pets, help out with your garden, and provide you and your family with delicious, farm fresh eggs. If you’re thinking about starting your own backyard flock, there are a few things you need to know and prepare before your chickens arrive.
There are hundreds of different chicken breeds worldwide, and each breed comes with its own benefits. The task of finding the perfect breed can seem daunting, so we’ve compiled a list of the best breeds for new backyard chicken owners.
You’ve decided that you want to have some new feathered family members, but before you bring them home, make sure that they have the perfect coop to come home to. Just like our homes, chicken coops come in a bunch of different styles and sizes so it can be tough to know exactly what your chickens will need. Today, we’re going to fill you in on some tips and tricks to creating the perfect haven for your new flock.