What has feathers, a British accent and goes cluck in the night?
When we booked a trip to England this past summer, I wasn’t thinking, “Hey, let’s check out some ghost poultry while we’re gallivanting in jolly ol’!”Read More
Add to Favorites What is the best bedding for chickens won’t be the only question you have as you set up your first brooder. As you await the arrival of …Read More
Whether it be for a competition, holiday, or just for pleasure, many people enjoy putting clothing and accessories on their chickens in order to dress them up. If you are going to costume your chickens, advises Brigid McCrea, PhD, associate professor at Delaware State University and extension poultry specialist, for the health and safety of your birds keep the following clothing guidelines in mind:Read More
The rules have changed.
When I was a kid, hatching eggs for kids in schools was as simple as bringing in eggs and an incubator.
Whether our birds are pets or livestock, we all want to make sure they are as safe and warm as possible in bad weather. During cold winter months, many backyard chicken owners have kept their chickens inside for safety.Read More
Picking show chicken breeds for your first foray into the world of fancy poultry can be as daunting as trying to understand genetics. But with a few simple pointers, you can be on your way to success.Read More