Raising or treating your chickens naturally can seem daunting if you are unfamiliar with natural treatments or supplements.
f you experience harsh winters, your flock may get “coop fever”, much like cabin fever that so many of us humans experience when we are unable to enjoy the great outdoors due to bad weather. I’ve put together a few fun and easy ideas to keep your birds moving and grooving throughout the winter.
Marek’s disease is a type of avian cancer caused by a virus. It primarily affects chickens between the ages of 4 – 20 weeks. There is currently no known treatment for Marek’s, but thankfully there is a vaccine available!
Any poultry illness can potentially become a national outbreak if backyard poultry owners fail to do their part in maintaining good biosecurity practices. Let’s outline the main points of good biosecurity for a backyard flock owner.
Meyer Hatchery is proud to share Lisa’s passion for backyard chickens and has invited Lisa to visit us! Lisa Steele will be at Meyer Hatchery on September 24, 2018 for a book signing of all her current publications, as well as offering an exclusive pre-release of her newest book, 101 Chicken Hacks.