Raising Backyard Chickens 101

CHICKEN PASTY BUTT
Chicken pasty butt is what occurs when wet feces from a chickens vent, usually diarrhea, cake up and stick to the surrounding down feathers, blocking the vent. When the vent becomes blocked, feces can’t be
HOW TO CALM A STRESSED BABY CHICK
Whether you are a first time baby chick owner or have been raising them for decades, seeing and hearing a stressed baby chick can turn you into a worried mama hen! If you are able
WHY YOU SHOULDN'T BE THROWING EGGSHELLS AWAY
Most of us don’t even give it a second thought when we toss our egg shells into the garbage can. Eggshells contain so many beneficial ingredients that can be utilized in a variety of ways