How to raise chickens & build awesome coops. Chicken health and poultry care tips. How to feed and care for backyard chickens and pet chickens.
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What is a chicken swap? What can you expect at a swap meet for farmers and homesteaders? Do you know all the different poultry, other animals and equipment that you can bring or do at a chickens swap? I have all the answers.....
Feeding chickens for free, how to use weeds. When looking for free sources of feed for your chickens look no further then your yard or garden. Many common weeds are both nutritious and tasty for chickens.
How to save a cracked hatching egg. If something happens to an egg during incubation and it gets cracked, it can be fixed with white waxso it can continue to develop and hatch. Here's how to candle and repair a cracked egg, plus what to do at hatch time!
How to make frozen treats for your chickens to keep them cool this summer using yogurt and fresh fruit! Easy to follow recipe that your flock will love! Help prevent heat stress with yummy treats!
Why and how to quarantine new chickens. Do you really have to quarantine a new hen or rooster, or is it ok to just give them a quick health check and make sure they don't fight with the other chickens? You really should take your time before making the introductions for the sake of both the pecking order and health of your backyard chickens! Here is how, why & for how long to quarantine new flock members.
How to raise the Omega-3 content of hens eggs Adding flax seeds to your hens diet can increase the Omega-3 content of her eggs. It's as simple as mixing these seeds into the chicken feed before feeding. Easy way to increase the nutrition of eggs from backyard chickens without buying chicken vitamins!
It's hatching season! These 4 simple mistakes can ruin an entire hatch of eggs during incubation! When setting eggs from your backyard chickens in your incubator, make sure you avoid making these big mistakes. A successful incubation cycle doesn't include these things....