10 Tips on Caring for Chickens in Cold Winter Weather
Read along to learn the 10 best practices to keep your flock of chickens warm, healthy and happy in cold winter weather. Let's talk about winterizing the chicken coop and run, special food and water requirements, preventing frostbite - and more!
Chicken Losing Feathers? How to Care for Molting Chickens
Are your chickens losing feathers? Read along to learn about the molting process, including how to best care for your molting chickens during this uncomfortable time. With your help and a little special care, they'll be back to their beautiful, egg-laying…
Sprouted Seeds: A Healthy Treat for Your Backyard Chickens… or You!
We all know that chickens should only be given "treats" in moderation, but sprouts don't count! Come learn how easy it is to sprout and feed your backyard chickens this very healthy treat, providing them much-needed greens and nutrients.
Feeding Chickens Eggshells or Oyster Shells for Essential Calcium & Health
It is essential to provide laying hens with free choice calcium for healthy egg development, and to prevent serious health issues! Come learn how to properly provide eggshells or oyster shells as a calcium source for your flock.
Spring Video Tour: Backyard Garden Edition
Come take a peek at our backyard garden on a beautiful spring evening! Let's explore the chicken coop and "coop garden" area, the pollinator garden, our many fruit trees, and then wander through the passionfruit arch into the patio garden area.
Baby Chick Care 101: Brooders, Heat, Health & More
Spring is here! That means it is chick time! If you are bringing new little fuzzies into your lives, you’re in for a delightful experience. Raising baby chicks with your family is so fun, rewarding, and special. Let’s discuss all the…
The Top 18 Chicken Breeds for Your Backyard Flock
Let’s talk about some of the best and most popular chicken breeds that you might want to consider including in your backyard flock! From temperament to eggs, this article will explore key information about the top 18 backyard chicken breeds. However,…
Backyard Chickens 101: What to Expect When You’re Expecting
So you’re considering adding to the family, are you? Here is your ultimate guide on responsibly raising chickens! This article will cover everything from where to get chickens, how to provide them a safe and happy habitat, free ranging considerations, daily…