Broody Hens & Winter

Broody Hens & Winter

Broody Hens & Winter The outside temperature is dropping, you are doing the cold-weather preparation for your coop, and then a very determined hen decides she would like to go broody and sit on eggs. This poor hen seems to be oblivious to the chilly temperatures...
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...
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...