how to get into backyard chicken keeping without breaking the budget
The latest in the series about the everyday trials and tribulations of an Australian poultry/chicken/cackleberry farmer.
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?
A true account, with a comical twist, of how a child was surprised by an unexpected attack from a rooster.
If your hens aren't laying, you're probably wondering why. Here are five of the most common reasons why your chickens aren't laying.
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?
Do you have chickens? They are great pets, and having your own fresh eggs is a bonus. Hens also eat lots of garden pests, if you allow them to run free in the garden.
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.
Why you should consider adding this versatile, beautiful, and robust breed to your flock.
Neutering or castrating a rooster is known as “caponizing.” This process produces what is called a “capon.” (A castrated horse is a gelding, a castrated male cow is a steer, and a castrated rooster is a...