Chicken Care


Keeping Water Liquid

Like humans, chickens enjoy sipping cool refreshing water.  They drink a surprising amount, even in winter, and it’s essential that they always have it available. There’s a problem. Winter! When the temperature plunges below freezing water soon becomes ice. A…

Choosing Chickens For Their Traits

In many ways chickens are like people.  Both species come in a dazzling array of sizes, body shapes and colors. On top of easily seen features are less visible traits. Chickens, like people, are individuals. They have personalities. Watch a…

Showing Our Flocks Some Love

Few backyard experiences are as rewarding as bringing newly laid eggs from the coop’s nest box into the kitchen, but well cared for chickens give their owners more than the makings of a delicious breakfast.  Hens readily provide hours of…

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