Learn the truth about chickens. Can female chickens really turn into males? Are chickens really stupid? Are they really mean? What are chicken saddles and diapers? I'm here to tell you the truth.
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.
Pekin ducks have been around for over 2000 years. These beautiful birds grow extremely fast and produce a lot of meat and eggs. These friendly majestic creatures often make great pets due to their unique personalities and social skills.
Dealing with backyard chicken diseases is a fact of life when raising healthy chickens. Find out a few things you can do to help remedy most chicken ailments.
Raise your hand if you've never heard about chickens being trained. If your hand is up, you are in good company as not many people ever thought chickens were trainable animals.
When you put chickens in a small pen or coop they get bored and will end up hurting one another. Here are easy and fun ideas for chicken toys that you can make using items around your house.
Domestic ducks are ducks that are cared for and/or raised by people. People typically raise ducks for pets, eggs, meat, and show. Domesticated ducks rely on people for food and shelter.
Whether you raise chickens or just received a baby chick for Easter, you'll find a name in this list for every breed and personality.
People love to breed animals with extreme characteristics, but what does this mean for chickens? Take a gander at some truly freaky chicken breeds.
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.
Prevent predators from entering and killing your chickens by creating a predator-proof chicken coop and chicken run.