backyard-chickens

How Old Do Chickens Need to Be to Lay Eggs? (VIDEO)
August 18, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

How Old Do Chickens Need to Be to Lay Eggs? (VIDEO) At Backyard Poultry, we love to tackle common reader questions, such as why have my chickens stopped laying? and why are …

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Want Blue Eggs? Pick These Chicken Breeds!
August 16, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Let’s face it, having backyard chickens is popular, but still pretty unique for most folks. Why not step up the unique a notch and go beyond the standard brown and …

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5 Farm Fresh Egg Benefits
August 9, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Eggs are one of nature’s most perfect protein sources. That’s why the average American eats more than 260 eggs each year.¹ How can we take this essential food to the …

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Do Eggs Need to Be Refrigerated and Washed?
August 8, 2019 . · Eggs & Meat

Do eggs need to be refrigerated and washed? If you keep backyard chickens, the washing and storage of eggs are the two most controversial egg-related topics among avid owners of …

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Can I Raise Chickens In My Area?
August 6, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Backyard chickens are becoming one of today’s hottest pets. Big names including Julia Roberts, Lady Gaga, Oprah — and most recently a contestant on The Bachelor — have helped terms …

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Best Backyard Chickens for Urban Areas
August 5, 2019 . · Chickens 101

Nowadays we’re conscious of where our food comes from, we want to know our animal producers have a good quality of life and we enjoy reaching back to our rural …

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Why do Roosters Crow? Find Out and Get Answers to Other Odd Chicken Questions!
August 4, 2019 . · Chickens 101

When you’ve got chickens, it always seems there are some interesting questions that pop up, like why do roosters crow? You may automatically dismiss this as a beginner chicken question, …

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Facts About Ducks: How Much Does a Duck Need?
August 2, 2019 . · Poultry 101

Facts about ducks and duck information, in general, can be difficult to find online because backyard ducks aren’t nearly as popular (yet) as backyard chickens, but I am hoping to …

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkin Seeds & Guts?
July 31, 2019 . · Feed & Health

When raising backyard chickens, it’s important to understand what to feed chickens to keep them healthy on a daily basis. But they absolutely love pumpkin, which is loaded with so many great …

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Our Favorite Egg Bake Recipe for Chickens
July 29, 2019 . · Feed & Health

An egg bake recipe for chickens? Why not? I’m cooking eggs for my chickens. Why in the world would I cook eggs for chickens? Good question. Yes, we’ve been raising …

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