These adorable origami chick bookmarks are fun and easy to make. In fact I might be addicted to making them, which is a good
Basic Chicken Anatomy
Part of raising chickens is understanding chicken anatomy. While chickens have some of the same body parts we do, they have a lot of interesting
How to Protect Poultry from Hawks
Raising poultry, such as chickens and ducks, take a lot of investment in time and care. The last thing anyone wants is to loose
Right before spring each year, there is a fever that goes around. It is a disorder that comes with many symptoms including extreme anticipation. It
Let’s Hatch Chicks Book Review
Let’s Hatch Chicks! is a delightful new book by author Lisa Steele. While a departure from her first three books, which are geared toward adult
Keep Eggs From Freezing (And what to do with them if they do!)
Eggs become more valuable in the winter as production slows down due to shorter days. With fewer eggs in your nest box, you don’t want
Christmas Gifts Your Chickens Will Love!
Tis the season for sending Christmas cards, baking cookies, and wrapping up gifts for those we love. I know many folks out there not only
Helping Chickens Beat the Heat
Summer is here and the heat is on. Chickens do not do well in heat! In fact, heat can be downright dangerous for your chickens.
Understanding the Pecking Order
If you intend to have more than a single chicken, you are going to need to know a little bit about the “pecking order” and
The 6 Important Elements of a Homemade Brooder Box
Bringing home baby chicks can be exciting, but there are six things you need to put together so that your homemade brooder is perfect for
How to Pick Chicks
Its spring and that, at least to me, means chick season. That glorious time of the year when feed stores have bins of baby chickens
We Hatched Chicken Eggs!!!
Late last fall a friend of mine offered us a dozen hatching eggs. Well winter in Michigan is no time to be hatching out chicks,
We’re Hatching Eggs!
It is spring time and for us, that usually means a trip to the local feed store to pick out a few new additions to