Calm, friendly chickens are best when working with kids. Here are 5 of the gentlest, calmest breeds.Read More
“Our motto is that a happy chicken makes a happy home!”Read More
If you’re considering hatching your own flock of backyard chickens here’s a few things you need to know for hatching eggs successfully in an incubator.
For embryos to develop correctly, eggs need to be kept at the right temperature, turned often and correctly positioned.
We didn’t plan to have chickens, it just happened. Here’s how we pulled off our pole barn to chicken coop conversion.Read More
Some of us keep our beloved birds in precarious situations. I don’t mean we necessarily put them in direct danger, but the very idea of us keeping backyard chickens in an otherwise urban environment can be a precarious peace-keeping mission.Read More
In urban chicken farming, bored chickens leads to undesirable behavior: Hens might pluck their feathers or peck at each other.Read More
I titled this article “How to Cut a Whole Chicken into 11 Pieces.” Perhaps a better title would be “How I Cut a Whole Chicken into 11 Pieces.”Read More
The Dutch bantam chicken is said to have originated in the Netherlands. However, historical documents from Europe tell us that the breed was brought into the Netherlands by Dutch sailors who sailed for The East India Company.Read More
Add to Favorites Do foxes eat chickens? You bet they do. That said, I never worried about the presence of a family of red foxes in the woods next to …Read More