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...
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...
What Is Green Muscle Disease?

What Is Green Muscle Disease?

What Is Green Muscle Disease? You’ve ordered your meat chicks, built your perfect chicken tractor while you wait patiently for the chicks to arrive at your post office. You’ve researched how to raise meat birds, and give them the best care possible as they grow. But...
Fowl Pox In Chickens

Fowl Pox In Chickens

Fowl Pox In Chickens Fowl pox is an illness seen in chickens and other types of poultry that is caused by a virus. The illness can present itself in two different forms: dry pox or wet pox. In the dry form of fowl pox, the affected bird will develop wartlike bumps on...