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 [...]

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 [...]

Fireplace Ash for Chickens?

Fireplace Ash for Chickens?

With this cold weather coming and the snow falling, it's the perfect time for the fireplace and all the warm toasty fires. Along with that, there's all that ash that is like gold for chickens to fluff in. It's full of amazing vitamins and good benefits for your chickens, and it's pretty easy to come [...]

Planting your own Herb Garden

Planting your own Herb Garden

Ok, I know I'm a little late on the herb plating situation, but at least you know where to visit next spring! If you're like me and live in a warm climate, then there's still a chance to plant herbs. I know I'm still plating! Growing herbs is pretty easy, you just need the right [...]

What Plants Are Toxic to Chickens?

What Plants Are Toxic to Chickens?

Believe it or not, some flowers and shrubs are toxic to chickens! It's important to know what chickens can and can't eat before giving your flock any treats, so here's a list of flowers that are toxic to chickens. This will be helpful to know when it comes time that you would like to  sprinkle [...]

Welcome to Dancing with Chickens

Welcome to Dancing with Chickens

  Welcome to Dancing with Chickens! I'm glad you've taken interest in backyard chickens, and I'm hoping I'll be able to answer any questions you may have. Chickens have always been an interest to me, and I'm so glad to see how many others out there share it! I think there's a lot of learning [...]