The Orpington chicken breed is a family favorite because of its friendly personality, ability to lay lots of brown eggs and raise its chicks.
Raising chicks in the fall is easier than you think. Fall raised chicks means your flock is laying eggs by spring.
Chickens can become infested with mites that can cause health problems for a flock. Learn how to deal with mites in your flock.
The White Leghorn chicken breed is the top producer for white eggs in the US. If you have space for the White Leghorn, consider keeping one.
Fly control in your chicken coop and run is important for happy neighbors and healthy chickens. We share some best practices for fly control.
Calcium is one of several important nutrients for laying hens to produce strong eggshells. Read about if, how and why to supplement your hens.
Chickens sometime develop overgrown beaks for a few reasons. Read how to care for a chicken that has an overgrown beak and why it happens.
The Homesteaders Of America event attendees had lots of chicken-related questions for Kendra and Jeff on tractors, predators, and breeds.
Hatching heritage-breed turkey eggs can be a great experience for your homestead. Read about Amanda’s technique using an incubator.
An egg bound hen is a serious condition that may require your help. Learn what to do if you have a hen that is egg bound.
Chickens can harbor a few types of diseases that can make people sick. Read about those diseases and how to prevent illness.
Raising broad breasted turkeys for your table is easier than you think with a little planning and attention. Read about Tessa’s experience.
Chicken health is important, and Vet Rx is a great product to have on hand for lots of different uses within your flock.
Feather loss in chickens is something every flock owner deals with. Read why your hen may have feather loss and what to do about it.
Did you know that a chicken’s breed determines the egg color? Blue, green, brown, white: read here to learn more on the rainbow of egg color.
Pecking among chickens is somewhat normal, but needs to be stopped. Learn about causes and solutions for pecking within your poultry flock.
Cheryl, our store manager, shares about her spring coop cleanout and her favorite chicken feeders and waterers for use in all weather types.
Roosters and hens both can have spurs, small nail-like growths on the shank. Read on how and why you may need to trim spurs in chickens.