Herb Uses With Chickens

Herb Uses With Chickens

Using herbs with chickens may sound a little bit like spoiling them… You are probably right to some degree. However, if we do things to prevent disease we may never have to take drastic measures to heal them from illness. Mind you I do not spend a ton of money...
Raising Broilers

Raising Broilers

Raising broilers (Cornish rock cross) can be a fun experience if you are prepared for the uniqueness of the breed. They grow extremely fast, are very messy and are not the nicest looking bird once they lose all their down. Some Things To Consider Speed Of Growth...
Raising Chickens in a Small Space

Raising Chickens in a Small Space

You do not need to have a lot of space to raise chickens for you family. The amount of space needed in the coop and chicken run will vary a little bit depending on the breed temperament. If you have very energetic/opinionated breeds you will defiantly need this amount...
How To Tell If My Hen Is Laying.

How To Tell If My Hen Is Laying.

There are generally 2 kinds of chicken raisers. The first are people who have them as pets, getting the eggs is an added bonus. Then there are people like me. Even though you enjoy your chickens they still need to be earning their keep. There is little room for...
Does Lighting Effect Egg Production in Hens?

Does Lighting Effect Egg Production in Hens?

Lighting is one of the most important things when it comes to keeping your chickens laying throughout the year. I will get into greater detail later of why this is necessary. For now, we will just talk about how you can easily increase the number of hours your flock...
How To Get Started Caring For Chicks

How To Get Started Caring For Chicks

If you are new to raising chicks, caring for those little fuzzballs can be quite the challenge. Whether you have a small coop to fill, or you just love the fun of having those cute little fuzzy every spring no homestead is complete without chickens. They are one of...

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