Crushed Eggshells for Chickens

Crushed Eggshells for Chickens

Laying hens require a lot of calcium to produce strong eggshells, and if they have an insufficient amount, they will leach calcium from their bones, which can lead to breaks, so it's important to give your flock calcium supplements. On another note, remember chicks don't need extra calcium because it can actually damage their kidneys. [...]

What’s Been Clucking Around My Coop Lately

What’s Been Clucking Around My Coop Lately

I haven't exactly been 'present' on here lately. I mean, I've been posting a few things, but they haven't been the kind of eye-catching content that is really enjoyable to read. Alright, I've been slacking. Yep. Slacking. I had a little sit down with myself the other day, thinking, what can I do differently that would make [...]

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for Chickens

The Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar for Chickens

Apple Cider Vinegar is used by people as a way to lose weight, assist in diabetic problems, killing bacteria, and cleaning, but it's also my go-to for my chickens. It's one of the best things to add to their water, and they seem to actually prefer the taste of ACV over any other supplement. Not [...]

All about Diatomaceous Earth, Does it Live Up to the Hype?

All about Diatomaceous Earth, Does it Live Up to the Hype?

Diatomaceous Earth has been studied as a mite prevention in chickens, but just how good is at preventing pests? Here's the scoop on DE and how it works. What is it Made of? DE is made of the fossilized remains of aquatic animals called diatoms. The diatoms contain silica, which has been studied to help [...]