Top 5 Reasons To Raise Chicks In The Fall

Top 5 Reasons To Raise Chicks In The Fall

Top 5 Reasons To Raise Chicks In The Fall Most of us enjoy raising chickens year-round, but did you know that there are some advantages to raising chickens in the fall? While we all like the idea of letting our baby chicks out into the world to explore. Spring and...
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...
Frozen Egg Tips and Tricks

Frozen Egg Tips and Tricks

Frozen Egg Tips and Tricks Here in Ohio, we enjoyed a nice but crazy spring, a hot and dry summer, and for some a colorful fall. But the writing is on the wall for those of us who live in climates with cold winters. Daylight seems scarce and freezing temperatures are...
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...
Ways to Help Molting Chickens

Ways to Help Molting Chickens

Ways to Help Molting Chickens As you get close to your chicken coop you start seeing one feather, two feathers and your anxiety goes up. Are you approaching what could be the scene of something terrible? You count your chickens and realize that no one is missing. How...