If you have been thinking about getting chickens, read this basic guide to get started raising them in a simple and cost-effective way.
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.
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.
Here is everything you'll want to know before purchasing chicks for the first time.
Who doesn't want to own a pet duck!? Here are more than 250 duck names for your feathered friend!
Pekin ducks have been around for over 2000 years. These beautiful birds grow extremely quickly and produce a lot of meat and eggs. They also make great pets and show birds due to their unique personalities and social skills. This article includes information about diet, habitat, breeding, and more.
Build an automatic watering system for your chickens for less than $10.
Incubators are expensive, and they aren't always trustworthy. Read on to find out how to create one yourself that works.
So you've decided you want to keep chickens, but where to start? What breed of chickens? How many do you need? Read on to find out.
This is our story about beginning to raise chickens. Learn from our mistakes about what to do and what not to do when raising chickens.
New to raising hens? Unsure how to begin? Here are some important tips for raising hens in your back yard.
This article offers tips on how to utilize the natural instincts of a broody hen to incubate, hatch, and raise your chicks naturally.
Learn which hens will lay eggs nearly all year round and will also provide you with delicious meat. Light Sussex, Wyandottes. . . certain breeds are better than others. Learn which ten breeds are best for both meat and eggs.
The Silver Laced Wyandotte chicken is one of the oldest American breeds. They are a popular breed for backyard flocks because of their beauty, temperament, and egg-laying abilities.
Ducks, geese and swans are feathered philosophers, offering us humans useful tips on relationships, job success, stress management and staying healthy. You won't think of them as bird-brained again!