So you've decided to buy some straight run chicks and raise the roosters for meat. This is what you'll need to know.
Everything you need to know to get started raising your own chickens for eggs, meat, or both.
There are bee charmers and horse whisperers, and then there are those who can tame a rooster. From the very moment I met the rooster tamer, I was both jealous and in awe. Admittedly, I tend to be a...
A new and long-awaited installment of the Cackleberry Farmer Series about the life on a small scale, backyard chicken farm and the trials and benefits involved in living that rural lifestyle.
Tips on raising backyard chickens for eggs that are healthy and taste great. There really is a difference between the fresh eggs from your own backyard flock of chickens, and eggs from the store
What is fermenting feed and why should you try it?
Having chickens in the garden is great. Apart from providing eggs, they are a source of interest and fun. Find out how to construct a coop, how to look after the hens and see how we've got on!
A “sex link” chicken breed is one where you can tell the difference between male and female chicks when they are hatched. The female and male chicks will be different colors, which means that you are virtually guaranteed to get a hen when you...
As temperatures rise, what can you do to keep your flock cool?
how to get into backyard chicken keeping without breaking the budget