Chicken Breeds 2018-03-20T21:32:01+00:00

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Scissor Beak in Chickens

Sherry : For Rebecca and dealing with Scissor beak. We have a 2 year old buff orp (Buttercup) with a crossed beak. I don't think it is

Brooder Invention and a New Coop

Michelle Dickens : Our invention of a brooder. We used a large rabbit cage and put it in the bathtub (we have a shower that is separate and

Still Not Laying

Elaine : When I lost my sweet hen in a terrible heat wave last year (she went into the egg box without my knowing and died in there

First Time With Chickens

Lori : Gina, Hi! This is my first ever attempt at raising chickens. I never dreamed that I would want chickens. Back when I was a kid, my

Steam Treatment for Egg Bound Hen

The Hromas Family : I am writing in response to the April newsletter in which one of your readers talked about a hen being egg-bound. I would like

“O Lord I pray on bended knee,
I hear the rain a-fallin,
O weatherproof our leaky roof,
And hold up our tarpaulin.”

Pam Ayres

The oldest living chicken was Muffy, a Red Quill Muffed American Game, who was 22 years old as of 2011.

Guiness World Records

Cool fruits such as water melon can help cool and refresh your chickens on a hot summers day.