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This is a list of everything you can feed a chicken. Anything on this list is worth a try.
The chicken nesting box is where your hen will do her most important work, so make sure it's a place in which she'll feel comfortable.
Deep Litter Method is basically a method in which you allow your coop litter to build up over a period of time.
Everyone who has a small flock of chickens should raise mealworms, not because chickens need them, but because they love them.
Using Sand as a floor covering in my coops has been one of the BEST decisions I have made in terms of how to properly care for my chickens; open-air coops is the other.
Why is ventilation such a big deal? Because chickens are amazing producers of moisture, ammonia and heat, that's why.
Uses for an using Diatomaceous Earth (DE)
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...
What is important is how much space is available when they need it. Whether that space in in your coop, coop and run, or they sleep in trees and totally free range doesn’t matter...
It’s common for people to give their chickens light in the winter, or even all year round. Some chicken-owners aren’t so sure. Here’s a look at both sides to help you make a decision.
The suppliers and feed store names come from the many different threads at Backyardchickens.com where folks helped each other out, plus some other online databases when I was trying to find my...
Gardening with chickens can be a pleasure as well as a frustration and challenge. Here is a list of plants from my garden (USDA zone 9 - 10/ Sunset zone 22) that I have had success with my...
One of the most important aspects of hygiene is providing adequate ventilation.
A guide to feeding your backyard chicken flock
DIY automatic pop hole opener