Raising Backyard Chickens 101

WRY NECK TREATMENT BANNER
What is Wry Neck in Chickens? Wry neck is a condition that causes weakened muscles in the neck. A chicken afflicted with wry neck will present with a twisted or “crooked neck” and have difficulty
CAN DOGS GET SICK FROM CHICKENS
It isn’t uncommon for people that own chickens to also own one or multiple dogs. Many keep livestock dogs to protect their chickens from predators. But what about protecting the dogs from harm? Can dogs
WHY DO CHICKENS SQUAT DOWN
A chicken will squat or position herself in “lordosis” for various very fascinating reasons. It can signify that she is about ready to lay eggs, is receptive to breeding or she may do this to
WHEN CAN BABY CHICKS GO OUTSIDE?
Baby chicks grow up very quickly. In a chicks first several weeks of life, much of their energy is spent on growing in their new “big girl” or “big boy” feathers. Before you know it