Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh?

Are These Eggs Fresh? As chicken owners, we can all relate to the large abundance of eggs our hens provide for our family and friends. While most of our birds will consistently lay in their nest boxes, it is not uncommon to have a sneaky hen or two that choose their...
Duck Molting

Duck Molting

Duck Molting The process of molting is crucial for poultry. Molting allows the birds to get rid of their damaged feathers and grow new ones. Like how we buy a new coat, our bird friends need their new coats. The new feathers help keep the birds warm and insulated in...
Keeping Quail In An Urban Setting

Keeping Quail In An Urban Setting

Keeping Quail In An Urban Setting If you have an urban coop, you may think there are not many options when it comes to the poultry breeds you can own. The truth is, there are many great options. You can raise smaller standard-size chicken breeds and bantam breeds....
Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell Duck

Duck Breed Spotlight: Khaki Campbell The Khaki Campbell duck can be an excellent duck breed to add to your homestead. Khaki Campbells are excellent egg layers and are heavy enough to provide duck meat for your freezer and table. Campbells have a nice personality and...
Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered

Top 10 Duck Questions Answered Jeff and Kendra sat down on The Coop podcast recently to answer a few of the most common questions we get about raising ducks.  When Can I let my ducklings swim? We recommend waiting until your ducklings are at least a week old so...
Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian

Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian

Breed Spotlight: Blue Andalusian The Blue Andalusian chicken breed is a hardy and active breed that originated in the Andalusia region of southern Spain. They are wonderful foragers, not prone to broodiness, and are reliable layers of white eggs, so they are a...