All About Spurs In Chickens

All About Spurs In Chickens

All About Spurs In Chickens A spur on a chicken is a small, horn-like protrusion that grows from a chicken’s leg just above the foot. It points inward to be used as an efficient spearing weapon, when needed. The spur is most commonly found on roosters, where the spur...
The Basics of Free Ranging Chickens

The Basics of Free Ranging Chickens

Free Ranging Basics Allowing your flock of chickens to free range on your property is an excellent way for them to eat a diet with variety, help eliminate any aggression from boredom, keep excess body weight off of your hens, control the tick population, and provide...
Which Is Better? Day-Old Chicks or Started Pullets

Which Is Better? Day-Old Chicks or Started Pullets

Which Is Better? Day Old Chicks Or Started Pullets When deciding how to begin your egg laying flock of chickens, most people research the many breeds available to pick out their favorites, then make a list and go shopping. While most backyard chicken owners choose to...
Why Are My Hens Laying Small Eggs?

Why Are My Hens Laying Small Eggs?

Why Are My Hens Laying Small Eggs? In America, most of us have this idea in our heads that “bigger is better”. This notion seems to be particularly true when it comes to the size of our chickens and their eggs. Who remembers the 2017 viral internet video of the giant...