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
Basically three types of chickens exist. The egg layers, the meat birds, and the dual purpose birds. The dual purpose birds are the best for raising in the backyard.
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 “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...
My pet chicken, Sweet Tweets, is a Silkie chicken that lives inside the house and plays with my cats. She is a house chicken and wears a diaper while wandering around the living room.
Keeping chickens is an extremely rewarding venture. Happy, healthy hens will lay you eggs nearly all year round and will also provide you delicious meat. However, certain breeds are better than others
View different Silkie chicken colors while reading interesting tidbits of information about this unique chicken breed.
What can you do with roosters in your backyard chicken flock? Here's some solutions!
What do you do when one of your pullets starts crowing and you can't keep a rooster? Here are a few tips on how to find a new home for that unwanted rooster.
Reasons for Urban Chicken Ownership. Why you should consider getting chickens as pets.