Many of us put a lot of thought and effort into making sure chicks get the correct nutrition to make sure they grow well, but it seems like most of us are at a loss when it comes to feeding our laying flocks to get the maximum number of high-quality eggs from our hens.
There may be times when you need to wrap a chicken’s foot. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on wrapping a chicken’s foot effectively.
Green Muscle Disease is a condition that happens in large meat chickens that grow rapidly. Read more about how to prevent it.
Fowl pox in chickens is seen in two forms: wet or dry. Read about fowl pox and how to protect your chickens from this viral illness.
Raising or treating your chickens naturally can seem daunting if you are unfamiliar with natural treatments or supplements.
Tessa shares her experience in dealing with a sick hen, then getting a necropsy performed to gain knowledge about her flock’s health.
Bumblefoot in poultry is a condition that can cause lameness. The cause can vary, but treatment is usually necessary.
You may occasionally find a weird egg like blob in your nest box. What is a lash egg, what causes it and what can you do about it?
Chickens have a wide variety of parasites, including the gape worm, or gapeworm. Read more about how to detect and deal with it.
Molting chickens need nutritional support while they replace their feathers each fall. Feeding high-protein treats helps them while molting.
Chickens can become infested with mites that can cause health problems for a flock. Learn how to deal with mites in your flock.
Fly control in your chicken coop and run is important for happy neighbors and healthy chickens. We share some best practices for fly control.
Calcium is one of several important nutrients for laying hens to produce strong eggshells. Read about if, how and why to supplement your hens.
Chickens sometime develop overgrown beaks for a few reasons. Read how to care for a chicken that has an overgrown beak and why it happens.
An egg bound hen is a serious condition that may require your help. Learn what to do if you have a hen that is egg bound.
Chickens can harbor a few types of diseases that can make people sick. Read about those diseases and how to prevent illness.
Chicken health is important, and Vet Rx is a great product to have on hand for lots of different uses within your flock.
Feather loss in chickens is something every flock owner deals with. Read why your hen may have feather loss and what to do about it.