chicken

Building Your First First Aid Kit for Chicken Injuries

Dealing with an illness or injury is unavoidable when raising any animal. Usually medical help for your sick pet is no further than a car ride away to your lo-cal veterinarian office — this is not true for chickens and other backyard poultry.

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Frittata 101
July 26, 2022 · · Eggs & Meat

Frittata, which translates to “fried” in Italian, is a classic egg-based dish. Even with just eggs and seasonal herbs, it’s a winner.

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Raising Chicken Eggs for Hatching

Raising chicken eggs for hatching and incubating chicken eggs is something many of us do every year. Some of us set eggs for our own use at home and are not overly concerned about hatching rates.

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Help Your Chicks Grow Healthy Feathers
July 25, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Feathers provide temperature control and protect from the elements. Learn how to help your birds grow healthy plumage.

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How to Help Your Chickens Maintain a Healthy Digestive System
July 22, 2022 · · Feed & Health

Knowing some basic chicken digestive system facts can make us better stewards of our feathered friends. Chickens don’t eat or digest in the same way we do, and they require some different things to maintain a healthy digestive system.

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Baby Chick Health Basics: What You Need to Know
July 21, 2022 · · Feed & Health

‘Tis the season! And, no it’s not a national holiday like Christmas, but it might as well be. It’s chick season!

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Chicken Tractor Designs to Inspire Your Creativity

Chicken tractor designs are becoming more popular. Here are three great chicken tractor designs that you can build at home for your flock.

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Breeding Chickens for Egg and Meat Production

Let’s face it. Few of us raise poultry in our backyards because there is some great financial advantage in doing so. Some of us do it because of fascination.

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they earned from doing odds and ends around the house over a 10-month period.

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DIY Chicken Tractor Plan

Are you looking for a chicken tractor plan that will protect chickens from hawks and other predators while allowing them to free range? Try this one.

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