Some handy tips and good ideas.
Joan : hello, thank you for all your newsletters. I have four two year old chickens in the last few weeks they have consistently eaten eggs as soon as they lay. I have put
By Christina Raving It never fails. A person is new to keeping backyard chickens with their daily laid eggs. They love hard boiled eggs, and just know that the freshest eggs will taste so much
Rin : Happy healthy chickens! We treat our girls and two boys (who've lived together since they were chicks - they don't fight each other and actually are quite close ❤️) to diet supplements of
Linda : Is it imperative for chickens to have clear fresh water every day or can they get sick from it not being changed? In the winter time we set a heated dog water dish
Allison : Hi Gina. Being new to keeping chickens I have a lot to learn. I have had two girls for around six weeks now, both are laying, one starting a week after the other.
After the above photo of Freds varmint trap appeared in last months keeping chickens newsletter I received several requests for building instructions which Fred has very kindly given (download below). To download, point your
Ann : I enjoy reading your newsletter. I'm new at raising chicken, although my mother had chickens when I was a child. I have three buff orpingtons and two black sex-links. I decided I wanted
Jacqueline : This is a response to the gal who wanted to know how/when to introduce baby chicks into a house with established hens. I have done this many times successfully. When the day