Breed Selections By USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

Breed Selections By USDA Plant Hardiness Zones

Chicken Breed Selections By USDA Hardiness Zones Oh my! Decisions, decisions, decisions! When selecting the right chicken breed or breeds it can be challenging especially when selecting breeds that do well in certain climates. Most chicken breeds are both cold and...
12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict

12 Steps For The Chicken Addict As chicken lovers, we love and care for our birds as if they were our children. It is when that love for chickens takes over our every waking moment that we have a problem. Sneaking that second box full of chicks in the brooder, hoping...
Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock Do you believe a chicken yard isn’t a chicken yard without a rooster or two? When I first started out in the wonderful world of chickens I didn’t want a rooster. We ended up with a rooster in our original 10 chicks and I discovered...
Predators 101

Predators 101

Predators 101 If one thing has made me cry more than anything else in my 20 years of being a homesteader it has been the sight of my favorite chicken’s feathers in a pile on the grass. Was it a raccoon? A fox? A neighbor’s dog? Or maybe it was a weasel?...