Feed & Health

Healthy Poultry Feed: Satisfying Supplements
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Raw Oats or Cornmeal Adding a bit of raw oats or ground cornmeal to your chicks’ feed can help prevent pasty butt, an affliction most common in shipped chicks that …

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How To Build A Poultry Water Stand

Add to Favorites By William Morrow, Whitmore Farms Everyone that has chickens knows what a challenge it can be to keep their water source clean. The birds love to scratch and …

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Poultry Feed For Molting Season
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites During the fall molting season, your chickens will begin to lose their feathers and grow in new ones in preparation for the upcoming cold weather. Old, broken and dirty feathers don’t …

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Do Your Chickens Need Supplements?

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert A stroll down the poultry aisle in your favorite feed store may display more options for chicken supplements than you knew existed. …

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Fungal Infections Found In Poultry

Add to Favorites By Brittany Thompson, Georgia One of my oldest hens and the matriarch of my flock, Chirpy, a 6-year-old Rhode Island Red, was diagnosed with a fungal infection through …

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Winter Feed Supplements
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Just as in human diets, excess fat in your chickens’ diet should be limited to prevent unhealthy weight gain and health issues, but when it comes to providing an energy source …

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Keep Biofilm Out Of Your Flock’s Drinking Water
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Poultry drinkers that aren’t regularly scrubbed often develop bad-tasting biofilm that discourages drinking. Reduced drinking, especially during hot weather, can lead to dehydration, poor health, and fewer …

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Feed for Orange Yolks
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health

Add to Favorites Healthy Feed By Lisa Steele One of the first things you will likely notice when you start raising your own chickens is how thick the egg whites …

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3D Printer Gives A Chicken A New Leg, Better Life

Add to Favorites By Kenny Coogan, Florida A team at Tufts University and a Massachusetts farm have combined efforts to create a prosthetic leg using a 3D printer for a hen named …

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Coping with Losing a Chicken

Add to Favorites By Brittany Thompson, Georgia Yes, you read the title of this article correctly. Special people like us who do love their chickens like family members, occasionally losing …

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