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Backyard Poultry Contributor

We love when guest writers stop by to share their knowledge and love of raising poultry. Take a minute to learn something new from an experienced poultry keeper!
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Articles by Backyard Poultry Contributor

Ask the Expert: Belgian D’Uccles

Do you have questions about the Belgian D’Uccle chicken breed? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Rats/Mice

Do you have a question about rats and mice bothering your poultry? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Are Water Cups as Magical as Pinterest Claims?

by Kim Ellsworth I have one hen who insists on putting her poop encrusted feet inside every food and water bowl I give her.  Her name is Punky Brewster, after …

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Ask the Expert: Turkeys

Do you have a question about Turkeys? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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What’s the Best Bedding for Chickens?

What is the best bedding for chickens? Should you choose pine shavings or straw? And what else can keep chicken nesting boxes fresh? 

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Two Chicken Coop Sheds We Love

Chicken Coop Shed #1 By Stephanie Thomas – In 2005 both of my parents were diagnosed with cancer. Life definitely changed, and not really for the best. I am a …

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Ask the Expert: Winter

Do you have a question about keeping poultry in winter? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Poultry Diseases

Do you have a question about poultry diseases? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Sebrights

Do you have questions about the Sebright chicken breed? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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Ask the Expert: Eyes

Do you have a question about poultry eyes? You’re not alone! Look inside for questions and answers from other poultry owners.

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