Raising Backyard Chickens 101

CAN CHICKENS EAT PUMPKIN

Instead of tossing your jack-o’-lantern pumpkins into the garbage after Halloween, save them for your chickens! Pumpkin can be very healthy for your flock, as

HOW TO FIX A BROKEN CHICKEN LEG

In order for a broken chicken leg bone to heal properly, it needs optimal healing conditions. In some circumstances, this can be done at home

IS CLEANING YOUR CHICKEN COOP MAKING YOU SICK

Cleaning a chicken coop can make you sick, so it is imperative to take precautions to minimize your risk of contracting diseases that can be

WHAT IS YOUR CHICKENS COMB TELLING YOU

Changes in a chickens comb and wattle can tell you many things about their well being, sexual maturity and can be used to attract mates,

HOW TO MAKE CHICKEN FODDER BANNER

Chickens absolutely go crazy over fodder! Growing fodder for your chickens is not only healthy for your flock, but will save on your feed costs

HOW TO COOL HOT CHICKENS IN EXTREME HEAT.

Are your chickens panting, spreading their wings, trying to cool off? This can be nerve wracking, but I have found several things useful to keep

CAN CHICKENS EAT OATMEAL

Can chickens eat oatmeal? Yes, chickens love being given treats and oatmeal is no exception! As long as you follow a few guidelines, oatmeal can

HOW TO KEEP A CHICK BROODER CLEAN

If you want to raise healthy and thriving chicks, it starts by keeping their environment clean. For young chicks, they live in a brooder for

FRESH EGG WATER TEST

We’ve all been there….not knowing exactly how old a carton of eggs in the refrigerator is or how long the farm fresh chicken eggs have

DO CHICKENS NEED A ROOSTER TO LAY EGGS

“Do Hens Need Roosters to Lay Eggs?” Contrary to what many people think, a hen does not need a rooster in order to produce and

WHEN DO HENS START LAYING EGGS

It can seem like an eternity waiting for your hen to lay her first egg! Luckily, there are some tell-tale signs to look for that

HOW TO DEWORM A CHICKEN NATURALLY

Deworming chickens sounds kind of gross, but it really isn’t and it is actually quite simple to do. You can either use chemicals or treat

DO ALL CHICKENS NEED GRIT

Do all chickens need grit? In order for a chicken to digest anything but its regular feed, it needs grit. Chickens do not have teeth

HOW TO RAISE HEALTHY CHICKENS

Healthy chickens are capable of living up to 10 years, if they are provided with a few simple things in their environment and diet. This

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