What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them?

What Is a Bantam Chicken and Why Own Them? You may have heard about bantam chickens, but what are they, and why are they so small!? Bantams are a small variety of fowl, typically chickens and even ducks. Bantams tend to be a quarter to half the size of a standard-size...
Breed Spotlight: The Orpington

Breed Spotlight: The Orpington

Breed Spotlight: The Orpington Orpingtons have always been a family favorite because of their friendly nature and cuddly appearance. Created in the 1800s to be the ideal dual-purpose breed, the Orpington continues to delight flock owners with their charming...
Fly Control In The Chicken Coop

Fly Control In The Chicken Coop

Fly Control In The Chicken Coop Controlling the fly population in your chicken coop and run is important for several reasons. Let’s take a look at why you need to keep the flies in check and how you can go about doing that. Be a Good Chicken-Owning Neighbor If the fly...
Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock

Keeping Multiple Roosters in a Flock Do you believe a chicken yard isn’t a chicken yard without a rooster or two? When I first started out in the wonderful world of chickens I didn’t want a rooster. We ended up with a rooster in our original 10 chicks and I discovered...