Raising Chickens at Home
Chickens are a great addition to any backyard garden experience. We cover some simple coop ideas and management concepts
Top Dozen Egg Layers for Backyard Flocks -
We compiled a list of the top dozen egg layers (get it? Dozen, eggs?) Interestingly, many of the most popular breeds of chickens are also the top egg layers.
Making a Duck Pond
This is a guide about making a duck pond. Raising backyard fowl is becoming quite popular. If you choose to have ducks they will need a some type of pond.
12 Necessities For Raising Backyard Ducks - The Ox Mama
So you're thinking about raising backyard ducks?! You're awesome! Here's a free shopping list printable to help you shop for these 12 necessities!
How To Clip Chicken Wings - One Hundred Dollars a Month
Are your chickens trying to fly into your garden and eat all the vegetables you’ve worked so hard to grow? Or maybe, they’re trying to hop fly the fence? Clipping your chickens wings might help with these problems. Clipping the first 10 primary flight feathers will cause a lack of balance needed for flight. Clipping Read More >>
How to Get Rid of Flies in the Chicken Coop - ImaginAcres
Flies in the chicken coop are a common problem. We found two easy and cheap solutions to get rid of them for good.
Broken Blood Feathers - Chicken First Aid
Broken blood feathers can be a scary sight if you aren't familiar with them. Learn how to treat broken and bleeding feathers
11 Reasons why your hens aren't laying
11 Reasons why your hens aren't laying. From age to illness, there are a lot of reasons your hens may not be laying...here are 11 of them.
Ordering Chickens Online
Ordering day old chicks can be overwhelming. Use this guide to ordering chicks from online hatcheries to make the process easier. #backyardchickens #chickensforbeginners #raisingchickens
How to raise a friendly rooster....
The training of the roo. How to raise a friendly rooster that won't chase the humans! Taming a rooster is easy with lots of attention, time & treats.
How to Train Chickens to Come When Called
Learn how to train chickens to come when called, so you can get them to safety whenever you want. Train multiple flocks, each to a different call.
12 Quiet Chicken Breeds to Consider Raising * The Homesteading Hippy
Quiet chicken breeds suggestions for suburban homesteaders, and preppers: Buff Orpingtons, Australorps, Wyandottes, Ameraucana and more.
How To Treat Your Chicken Coop For Mites
If you've ever had mites in your chicken coop, you know what a headache it can be. Here's how to treat your chicken coop for mites for good!
20+ Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens! | The Chicken Chick®
CHICKEN CRACK BOTTLES Use a 1/2" drill bit to drill holes in empty plastic bottles, add chicken scratch (aka: chicken crack) and watch the fun break out! Provide several bottles to the flock at once to avoid conflict & fowl penalties.