Chicken Care

Chicken Care Tips and Guides

What You Need to Know About Ameraucana Chickens Care

The Ameraucana chicken breed is a great choice for anyone who wants to keep backyard chickens for their eggs, as pets, or as an addition to their garden. These chickens have feathers that are bright orange and purple. In fact, the name Ameraucana comes from the combination of American and Araucana. They’re one of the…

The Beginners Guide to Raising Chickens for Eggs

Raising chickens for eggs is both rewarding and fun. It’s not only great for your backyard but raising chickens also comes with a variety of benefits. They are quite low maintenance and produce fresh, organic eggs that you can use for cooking and eating. If you’re thinking about getting some hens to raise in your…

How to Choose the Best Chicken Coop for your flock & Where to buy it

Chickens seem like a fairly easy animal to farm. They’re tiny, simple, and don’t do all that much, but if that’s the thought process you go in with, you’ll be surprised because chickens can be a little more than a handful. These are animals that thrive if you keep them in the right environment, and…

Before You Get Your Baby Chicks You Should Read This

During this past week, I’ve been chatting with several people who are interested in raising chickens.  It’s that time of year – fruit trees are blooming, the weather has been beautiful, and if you dare to walk into a feed store, you’re sure to be tempted by the sweet chirp of baby chicks.   The…

On Killing Chickens Graphic Post

This is the story of how we went from having too many roosters running around to having a freezer stocked with chicken: This post is graphic and may be upsetting to some people, so if you’re going to start crying/be traumatized/send me hate mail, you should click away right now and go read about baking cupcakes…

Introducing Younger chicks into flock

Our New Chickens and how to integrate multiple age Groups of Chickens and Young Chickens Into Your Flock

I swore that I would take more pictures of the baby chicks this time around, and I totally didn’t do it. They just grow so fast; before you know it, their feathers are in and they’re starting to look like chickens instead of little stuffed animals. I’m really excited about some of the breeds we have….