When it comes to keeping chickens safe from predators, a Livestock Guardian Dog (LGD) is often the best protection.
From selecting and brooding chicks, to protecting your flock from predators, learn everything you need to know to make sure your backyard chickens stay happy and healthy all year round.
Selling chickens on Craigslist can be a great way to find new homes for your extra birds, but there are a few things you need to keep in mind. Follow these tips to make sure the process goes as smoothly as possible!
as your flock grows, inevitably, you’ll face the decision of whether or not to thin it out. So, how do you know when it’s time to reduce the size of your chicken flock? And what’s the best way to go about doing it?
Ordering chicks from an out-of-state hatchery has its advantages and disadvantages. Here’s everything you need to know about getting live chicks delivered through the mail.
There are many great options for those looking to keep a calm, friendly flock in their backyard. This list of the most docile chicken breeds is sure to help you find your perfect pet!
These books are a great resource to help you get started raising chickens, with everything from how to care for your new feathered friends to what breeds are best suited for different climates.
I love sharing what I’ve learned along the way, and today we are talking about underrated hybrid chickens. These girls tend to get overlooked in favor of fancier birds with unusual feathering, but I think these prolific layers with great temperaments are worth a second look!
It is highly unlikely a Blue Jay would make an attack attempt at a full grown chicken, but they have been known to hunt and kill chicks, and raid nests for eggs, and harrass bakyard flocks.
Predators like foxes, coyotes, and even small carnivores like weasels are incredibly smart animals that shouldn’t be underestimated, I learned that the hard way. The attacks were incredibly stressful for not only my flock, but also myself.