How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?

How Long Does It Take A Hen To Lay An Egg?   How Long From Chick to First Egg? You know the saying, “Good things come to those who wait”. When starting with day old chicks one must have a bit of patience as it will be a while before you collect that first farm...
All About Roosting Bars

All About Roosting Bars

All About Roosting Bars The time has come to design or build your chicken house and you have all these questions about roosting bars. A basic definition is, an elevated bar or plank for chickens to sleep or roost. Roosts can be introduced as young as 4 weeks, but they...
Breed Spotlight: The Black Jersey Giant

Breed Spotlight: The Black Jersey Giant

Breed Spotlight: The Black Jersey Giant Without a doubt, the Jersey Giant is the largest domesticated chicken breed available in the US. This breed has one of the more interesting development histories than any other US breed. The Jersey Giants were developed by...
Types of Chicken Combs

Types of Chicken Combs

Types of Chicken Combs The comb: that bright red, funky looking fleshy piece that protrudes from your chickens head. Did you know that there are several different types and each of them have a special name? Believe it or not, the comb actually serves a purpose! In...
Breed Spotlight: The Ameraucana

Breed Spotlight: The Ameraucana

Breed Spotlight: The Ameraucana The blue egg laying chicken breeds have enjoyed a surge in popularity over the past several years. Because of this, the Ameraucana chicken breed has become more commonly seen in backyard flocks since the breed’s development in the...
How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs

How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs

How to Ensure a Year-Round Supply of Eggs Eggs at your local grocery store are available 12 months out of the year, so it’s no surprise that the average person might not realize that chickens don’t actually lay eggs January through December. At least not at the rate...