Chicken dust baths, like this dust bath at the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, help chickens stay clean. Birds have fun rolling and playing in dust baths. The processes can also help prevent external parasites like chicken lice and chicken mites.
How long do chickens lay eggs and what are good egg goals? Healthy hens can lay up to 250 eggs in their first year, laying about one egg per day during peak season. Egg production will then naturally decrease each year thereafter. Find out how long chickens lay eggs, what to feed laying hens and more in this Team Purina article! #backyardchickens #farmfresheggs #layinghens #bestchickensforeggs #bestchickenbreedforeggs
Why did my chickens stop laying eggs? Chickens stop laying eggs for a variety of reasons. Hens may lay fewer eggs due to light, stress, poor nutrition, molt or age. Some of these reasons are natural responses, while others can be fixed with simple changes and egg laying can return to normal. Click the graphic to read more from Team Purina!
Which plants can chickens eat? Which plants should chickens avoid? What are the best chicken treats? This Purina Poultry infographic outlines what chickens should and should not eat and how many chicken treats to feed. Click-through for more chicken foraging tips.