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.
How we feed, water and care for our chickens during the cold northeastern winter
Everything you need to know to get started raising your own chickens for eggs, meat, or both.
Enjoy this journey through history as we learn about where meat chickens come from, how they differ from each other, how they have evolved, and how they are raised.
The third article in my series exploring everyday life on the Cackleberry Farm.
Get started with chickens by learning which chicken breeds to get, where to keep your chickens, and how to get chickens.
Do you own chickens? If so, you are probably aware of what a rooster spur is. In the photo it shows my head rooster proudly strutting his stuff. Note the spurs sticking out the sides of his legs. Roosters have spurs...
Raise chickens sustainably. Start with eggs in an incubator, move the chicks in a brooder and finally adults in an adult pen and start over again to sustainably raise chickens year after year.
A South African company, Agriprotein, is manufacturing a high-protein meal from maggots of the common housefly as an animal feed replacement for fishmeal (for farmed fish, poultry and pigs).
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.