Housing Chickens 2017-05-14T21:18:46+00:00

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A Bullied Hen and a Small Cut

Naomi :  My family has six chickens. One of them (Patterns) has a cut under her nail on one of her claws, it makes her limp a little but other than that she seems fine.

The Dangers Of Heat Lamps

Kristi : I've enjoyed reading your newsletter and seeing the great stories, tips, and photos your readers share. I have a tragic story that I want to share with your readers in hopes that it

Hen with Swollen Feet

Gary : Okay, one of our hens has swollen FEET!!! it is not bumblefoot, as there is no sore (she has been well washed and searched)... BOTH feet are swollen and warm... I am on

Will Roosters Fight

Carol : I have question about roosters. I have a rooster who's 9 years old. He's a good boy, protective of the hens and always clucks for them to eat. I hatched some eggs last

Have a back up plan for losing power

Margaret : Any one have good back up plans for when you lose power? It's happened to us frequently so I thought I would put it out there. I finally got a battery charger so

“Our girls did us proud, they even laid one egg on the way back from the battery welfare trust . . . I never knew chickens had such personalities – ours are all different and keep us entertained with their antics.”

“Raising chickens is an addiction, with a twist…It produces and provides, not only a sense of pride and accomplishment, but also a pretty good breakfast.”
Lance Rome