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Why is ventilation such a big deal? Because chickens are amazing producers of moisture, ammonia and heat, that's why.
Aesthetically appealing, easy cleaning and maintenance, & sturdy to handle those occasional tropical storm conditions here in Florida.
I have seen a lot of posts lately about what color(s) a breed lays, So I made a place to find out. Please give me pictures for the chart here: [URL]https://www.backyardchickens.com/forum/viewtopic.php?id=285854[/URL] BreedEgg Color Pictures Ameraucana...
A chicken that is not provided with adequate enrichment and mental stimulation will be more inclined towards problem behaviors. Feather pecking, bullying, egg eating and even cannibalism are almost always a result of chickens that are confined...
Uses for an using Diatomaceous Earth (DE)
Egg Binding refers to a very serious condition in any female bird that has an egg stuck in the oviduct that she is unable to pass.
Hoop coops are known for being relatively inexpensive and easy to build.
This is where it all began....from a garage we tore down for materials Preasure treated wood on cinder blocks (all from garage tear down) made the floor 8X12 Raising the fist wall (5 foot walls) 2nd Wall (wall w/4 windows) Back wall (2...
A complete guide to everything "incubation and hatching" including handling shipped eggs.
From Message Board member Kent in WA: "You can make free waterers and feeders for about $4. Check at your local grocery store. If they have a deli or bakery then ask for their buckets. My local Albertsons has all the free buckets you'll ever...
If you confine your chickens to a run, you are quite likely to have a mud problem eventually...
The coop was designed to house 6-8 chickens and was created from hours of pouring over BYC coop plans. We wanted a structure that would look at home in our part of the country and had conversion potential if this chicken experiment went off the...
Although many people may say egg eating is impossible to break, and to just cull the hen, in many cases this is not true.
Keep pests away from your chicken's food with this amazingly ingenious feeder!
Avian pox is a relatively slow-spreading viral disease in birds, characterized by wart-like nodules on the skin and diphtheritic necrotic membranes lining the mouth and upper respiratory system.
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