Want to house chickens in your backyard? When keeping chickens in your garden is not easy, it is time to build a hen house and a chicken run. Illustrated guide.
Owning chickens in the suburbs might not be for everyone, but please consider it. Here's a long list of both the benefits and detriments of keeping chickens in a not-so-rural area.
If you have been thinking about raising chickens, read this to get started in a simple and cost-effective way. We are talking just the basics.
Great information for new backyard egg farmers, including my experience with raising Ameraucanas and Buff Orpingtons. A chart also shows you which chicken breeds will perform best in urban conditions.
Keeping your chickens in confinement doesn't have to be a prison sentence. If you can't let them go free range, here's how to do it in the most healthy and humane way possible.
Are you excited about the world of waterfowl but just don't want a regular old duck to keep up with the Joneses? Prepare to learn the reasons why you should get out there and find a Muscovy.
Prevent predators from entering and killing your chickens by creating a predator-proof chicken coop and chicken run.
Watch a group of 100 Cornish Rock chickens grow from fuzzy yellow balls to noisy adults. This photo essay shows all phases of care and feeding on a private farm.
How do you get your chicken coop ready for blizzards, tornadoes, thunderstorms, flooding, or hurricanes? Don't wait until severe weather is imminent to prepare your flock for the storm.
The best backyard chicken breeds are friendly and provide a sufficient quantity of eggs. Breeds such as the Silver Gray Dorking and Buff Orpington are excellent choices for a backyard flock.