If you’ve recently picked up some young chicks, you’ll want to have a safe space for them to grow. Before you even take your young chickens home, have a brooder ready for them. Today, we’ll cover what you’ll need to make your own brooder at home. Plus, we’ll have a link to a video tutorial so you can follow along with us.
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.
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.