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

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Tiny Eggs

Katie : Today while feeding the flock we noticed Sandy staring blankly at nothing. After a while she starting crouching like she needed to poop or lay a egg. Apparently she had to lay

Beehive in the Chicken Yard

Christina : Some time back a reader said she was happy to put a beehive in her chicken yard, as this would keep the hive from getting wax moths. Well I'm sorry to inform her

Roosters Comments

Cheves : This is Henry with a few members of his flock. He went to the vet yesterday to have a spur cut back. It had grown curving back towards his leg and actually

Chicken Rearing 101

Capon: A castrated male used for meat. [How much could that yield?] Pullet: A female chicken under one year old. Hen: A female chicken over one year of age Rooster: A male chicken over

“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