Raising Chickens for Eggs and Meat: A Beginner’s Guide

Let’s face it, inflation is jumping and we are all feeling the pinch in our pocketbooks every time we hit the grocery store. While a dozen eggs used to easily be under a buck, it is now over $3 in some areas. Meat prices are jumping also! The days of boneless skinless chicken breast for $1.79 a pound are becoming […]

The Complete Guide To Your Next Chicken Coop

Raising chickens is a fun hobby and can lead to a nice, small income for those willing to put effort into it. Like people, chickens have to have lodging, and that lodging can come in all forms. You can buy chicken coop designs for as few or as many chickens as you plan to keep. Chickens need a warm place […]

Our Guide to Choosing a Chicken Breed

Before you start raising backyard chickens, the first decision that you’ll have to make is which breed to buy.  There are dozens of chicken breeds to choose from, and each one has its own pros and cons.  There’s no single answer to which breed is best for you because it depends on your needs.  Most backyard chicken keepers will have […]

Look at Our Top 5 Reasons Raise Chickens 2021

If you’re not sure whether you should raise chickens on your land or not, these are some of the reasons to give it a try. These birds have a lot more to offer than most people realize before bringing them on their land. It’s not as challenging or complicated as some people make it seem. Raising chickens is fun, enjoyable, […]

Top Chicken Raising Tips: Give Your Chickens Treats!

Give your chickens treats? Like people, chickens like treats.  If you have a backyard flock of chickens, it’s fun to spoil your chickens and offer them treats. While humans like chocolate, candy, and sweet things as treats, chicken treats are usually mealworms, vegetables, or fruits.  In addition to being tasty, offering your chickens treats alleviates boredom.  When chickens get bored, […]

How to Prevent Bird Flu in Chickens

Several years ago, the bird flu spread quickly and infected birds all over the world. Every chicken keeper in the world was aware of the deadly effects of avian influenza. The bird flu became the number one cause of death for chickens in Asia and around the world.  The bird flu is thought to have originated in China.  It killed […]

Introducing the New Birds on the Block: Raising Chickens 101

Raising chickens is a tradition that was brought to North America by the Europeans during the 1600s. In this blog post, we look at introducing new birds on the block: raising chickens 101! The introduction of new chickens to an established group can be a tricky process. Introducing the “new” birds requires some attention and care, just like merging two […]

Raising Chickens: Precautions During Winter and Summer

Many people raise chickens as pets or for food. Raising chickens is a great way to produce eggs, meat, and manure while also providing companionship. However, raising chickens can be tricky during the winter and summer months. This blog post will discuss precautions that should be taken during the winter and summer seasons to keep your flock happy and healthy! […]