If you’re thinking about keeping chickens in your backyard, one thing is certain - you’ve obviously got plenty of space to manage in your patch of the outdoors! And that’s great, seeing as letting all of it go to waste by solely keeping plantlife would truly be a sorry state of affairs. Why not then, populate the yard with a bunch of animals? Naturally, chickens are a great … [Read more...]
Is It Possible to Overfeed Chickens?
When you’re keeping chickens in your backyard, there are many important chores you'll need to do regularly to make sure the flock stays healthy. Among those, feeding correctly is probably the most important. If you want to raise the healthiest chickens you possibly can, getting this right is important. That’s why we’ve prepared a short guide, which will answer any burning … [Read more...]
Treating Diarrhea in Chickens
As with most pets or livestock; taking care of chickens isn’t always pleasant. Sure, hens provide you with eggs and are facinating to watch. But, at the same time, they can develop many different health issues. For example - you may be faced with your chickens developing problems like diarrhea. While consulting a veterinarian is obviously the best option; you should still … [Read more...]
Can I Keep Chickens and Geese Together?
When it comes to keeping poultry, you’ll find that different species of birds can live together in the same flock; like geese and chickens. They both have their place in a farmyard, and they can be a fun source of entertainment for casual flock keepers. So chickens and geese can certainly be kept together, but when you’re keeping a mixed-species flock living in the same … [Read more...]
Can Chickens Swim?
If you’ve just started out keeping chickens in your backyard, one thing is certain; you want to learn as much about poultry as you can. After all, gaining deep insights into their life and daily habits is crucial for keeping chickens healthy and happy. With that in mind, you’ve probably got a whole range of questions about your little birds. One of these may very well be - … [Read more...]