chicken run and fencing

Chicken Run and Fencing

There are many options for chicken runs and fences. Just make sure the option you choose takes into consideration the safety and freedom of your chickens around the yard. Why Should You Look for a Well-Defined and Chicken Run? It is important to give your chickens the freedom to roam around the garden in your …

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taking care of your chicken flock

Taking Care of Your Chicken Flock

Compared to other forms of livestock, chickens happened to be the easiest and lowest maintenance livestock that you can keep.  Chickens care is fairly simple if you are committed to easy daily tasks. Unlike dogs, they don’t need to be taken out for walks and will always look after themselves quite efficiently.  Many breeds will …

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how to pick a chicken coop

Finding the Right Chicken Coop

One of the most exciting steps in your journey of keeping chickens is building or finding the best chicken coop.  What you should be looking for is a proper housing unit that will provide your chickens with a nice and secure shelter. It should be comfortable enough for your chickens to easily settle in as soon …

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how to buy healthy chickens

How to Buy Healthy Chickens

There are many places where you can purchase a stock of healthy chickens.  You can always ask friends or family who already keep chickens for recommendations on how to buy healthy chickens near you, or do a search for trusted sellers nearby. To make sure that you’re getting healthy birds, you will want to stick …

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picking a chicken breed

How To Pick A Chicken Breed

The type of chicken breeds that you choose will largely depend on what you consider to be important for you and your family.  It is however important to consider the following factors before you decide on the best breed of chickens to keep: The Climate of Your Region Choosing a hen that will ultimately lay …

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chicken breed terminology

Understanding Chicken Breed Terminology

Before you start keeping chickens it is important to first understand some of the commonly used terminologies about chickens such as purebreds, hybrids, strains, mixed breeds, and mutations.  Let’s take a quick look at some of these common chicken breed terminologies. Purebred Chicken Purebred chickens basically means chickens that have been bred from similar breeds over several generations. …

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