Egg and chicken costs have risen almost 9% in the past two years and this is largely due feed costs. For the home grower the situation can be worse. however, ways exist to lower home grower costs.
These docile birds are a great choice for growing your own gourmet meat, free-range style. They are mild mannered and can be shy but are easy to tame. I have tips on sexing day old chicks and more information on character and looks of this ancient heritage breed.
Raising chickens for eggs and meat is a rewarding venture. Raising meat birds, although extremely time consuming and very stinky provides a superior roasting bird. Egg layers are less energy intensive and far less stinky and always provide fantastic tasting eggs the extra of which are usually...
how to get into backyard chicken keeping without breaking the budget
Do you want to raise for meat, eggs, or both? Do you want to free-range or have caged chickens? Do you want to raise your own future chicks?
Keeping chickens in your yard has pros and cons just like any hobby. So how can you know if raising chickens is for you? Take a look at some of the good, and bad facts about small flock management.
If you're planning on jumping on the chicken-craze take a minute to NOT make the mistakes that I made. Your flock will thank you for it.
With the state of our economy and rising concerns about the quality and safety of our food, raising chickens has become a new hobby for suburban and urban dwellers - But is it legal?
Information on Americaunas, Easter Egg chickens and their varieties. Characteristics of the breed and advice on caring for these chickens.
Why you should consider adding this versatile, beautiful, and robust breed to your flock.