Chicken Pumpkin Carving

Chicken Pumpkin Carving

Let Your Chickens Carve Your Pumpkin We have an easy and entertaining way to carve pumpkins this fall. Let your chickens do it for you!  Pumpkins are a good source of vitamins A and C, antioxidants, and trace minerals, all necessary for a healthy flock. Chickens enjoy...
How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs

How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs

How A Hen’s Diet Affects Her Eggs After carefully raising your layer chicks from arrival at your post office until they are fully feathered and moved outside into their “big girl” coop, the long wait begins until you get that first egg. Many of us put a lot of thought...
Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: Swedish Duck

Breed Spotlight: The Swedish Duck Perhaps you’re familiar with the Swedish duck and don’t even realize it. The Looney Tunes cartoon character Daffy Duck is a Black Swedish duck. Breed Origin The Swedish duck originated around 1830 in the region of Pomerania, which at...
How To Wrap A Chicken’s Foot

How To Wrap A Chicken’s Foot

How To Wrap A Chicken’s Foot There may be times when you may need to wrap a chicken’s foot to keep a wound clean and medicated. Treating a case of bumblefoot in a chicken is perhaps the most likely scenario when you’ll need to have this skill. Here’s a...
How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken

How To Cut Up A Whole Chicken Many of us enjoy raising our own meat chickens to fill our freezers and feed our families. After you’ve mastered the job of raising your chickens successfully, then either processed them yourself or arranged for them to be processed...