Practical tips and ideas in planning for an urban chicken coop, and keeping a small flock of chickens in the backyard
What is safe and unsafe to feed to your feathered friends
As temperatures rise, what can you do to keep your flock cool?
Are your chickens legs looking a bit strange? Knobbly with the scales sticking out? It sounds like scaly leg mite, (or scaley leg mite depending on your splelling) a common parasite among chickens.
Raising chickens isn't just for country folk anymore. City residents have jumped into this hobby for eggs, meat and show, but is it for you?
Farming is great for the body as you are essentially taking care of another living thing. Backyard chickens are probably the best kind of bird to start with if you're starting out. Learn what you remember here.
Jicote honey is prized for its medicinal properties and it is made by stingless bees in tropical climates like in Central America. A video and photos illustrate what these bees look like in their natural environment.
Honey bees are social insects that pollinate about 1/3 of the food we eat. Colony collapse disorder is a serious problem that is the biggest threat to our food sources.
From miniature ponies to baby doll sheep, learn about the tiny world of miniature livestock.
The Rhode Island Red Chicken breed has been around since the early 1900's in the United States. It is an excellent dual purpose chicken that all backyard chicken enthusiasts should consider and enjoy!