Preparing Your Chickens for Winter

Preparing Your Chickens for Winter

Believe it or not, winter is already here for some, while others are just now starting to feel the cooler temperatures. Although most chickens are cold hardy, it is important to prep your chickens for the cooler temperatures so that way any possibility of frostbite is lower and you don't have to worry about your [...]

Common Crop Issues in Chickens

Common Crop Issues in Chickens

Crop issues of any kind are defiantly one of the last things any chicken keeper wants to deal with, and I've had to deal with a case of impacted crop before. It wasn't fun. Treatment can prove to be difficult, and in my opinion, preventive measures are much easier. Trust me, any kind of preventive [...]

Egg Colors, What Do they Mean?

Egg Colors, What Do they Mean?

Believe it or not, people went through a phase where colored eggs were thought to be less nutritious, but that's not the case. It was believed that, blue eggs for say, had less cholesterol than brown or white eggs, but this is simply a myth. Here's why the blue, green, or pink eggs are the [...]

Clover for Chickens, Good or Bad?

Clover for Chickens, Good or Bad?

This is a fairly common question, is clover good or bad for chickens? It's a topic that's been argued back and forth, and here's some reasons why I don't find any harm in feeding clover to your chickens, or letting them eat it by free-ranging. What does Clover do for Chickens? Since the 1950's, people [...]

Pumpkin Scones with a Spiced Glaze

Pumpkin Scones with a Spiced Glaze

The weather is winding down this weekend to low 70's during the day and low 50's at night, and I'm over here ready for pumpkin everything. I've got pumpkins for the chickens, pumpkin spice tea (which tastes like apple cider), and pumpkin decor all around the house. Fall is my favorite, can you tell? Anyways, [...]

Making an Epic Run for your Chickens: Chicken Coop Series

Making an Epic Run for your Chickens: Chicken Coop Series

Of course next to a coop, the best run ever is the way to go.  Your chickens need a big space to run, dig and fluff in, so keep in mind how many chickens you have, and how many you want to have. Chickens are so addictive! I don't care how many times I have [...]