Some handy tips and good ideas.

Have a back up plan for losing power

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

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

Have a back up plan for losing power 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

The Dangers Of Heat Lamps

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

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

The Dangers Of Heat Lamps 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Getting Chickens To Lay Eggs In The Nestboxes

2017-04-17T16:02:47+00:00

Kay : My first year of raising chickens has been a great one. The story about the ceramic eggs. I had read that the ceramic eggs helped the pullets get started laying eggs. I put

Getting Chickens To Lay Eggs In The Nestboxes 2017-04-17T16:02:47+00:00

Predators, Roosters and Frozen Water – Some tips and experiences

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Jackie : Gina, Thank you for the Keeping Chickens Newsletter. It is a joy to read and I learn from other people's experience. I haven't learned to include photos, nevertheless, I hope that even without

Predators, Roosters and Frozen Water – Some tips and experiences 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Tips for Cooling Down in Hot Weather

2017-06-21T15:27:27+00:00

Cheves : Thank you for the newsletter. I've passed it on to several other people in the lowcountry. One thing some of my hens like is a shallow water dish (about 12in by 12in) in

Tips for Cooling Down in Hot Weather 2017-06-21T15:27:27+00:00

Getting youngsters to roost

2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

J. Johnson : I was having a problem with a new generation of 6 pullets that didn't want to get on the roost with the older hens. They kept crowding into my nest boxes and

Getting youngsters to roost 2017-07-18T23:04:59+00:00

Adding New Chickens To An Existing Flock

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

There is no one right or wrong way to add to an existing flock but it can sometimes be easier to mix new chickens if they are of a similar size (chicks will also have

Adding New Chickens To An Existing Flock 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00