GIVEAWAY: Manna Pro Poultry Conditioner — Winner Announced!

Thanks to Manna Pro LLC who sent these boxes to us to share with y'all. Be sure to check out the company at...

From troubles of the world, I turn to ducks

Beautiful comical things Sleeping or curled Their heads beneath white wings By water cool ...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Care of Baby Ducklings

".. I was wondering if you could just point me in the right direction towards organic duck feed? I am not finding ANY sources...

A Few Little Known Chicken Facts

A few little known chicken facts.

Poultry Supplement Giveaway Winners!

I've decided to give away two bags of the supplement because of my mistake. I used random.org to determine the winner and lost...

WINNER: Natural Poultry Feed Supplement

The winner's number was chosen by random.org. Wish I could give each and everyone one of you a prize to thank you for visiting and sharing! I seriously have a guilt problem when it comes to giveaways....

West Valley City Council (Utah) to rule on chickens

The West Valley City Council is slated to vote on a proposed chicken ordinance next week. A public hearing on the draft is not scheduled,...

ASK Miz Hennessy – Introductions all around

I have one hen who went ”broody” this summer. I decided to let her hatch a few eggs for us so I could increase...

Arsenic in Chicken Feed

A July 6, 2010 article in the Salt Lake Tribune brought up the problem of arsenic in the feed of backyard chickens. In Utah,...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Feeding Scraps to Poultry

Quick question on feeding hens and keeping them well -- what do you feed them. Table scraps (meat free) seem to be an idea...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Rats!

Rats in a neighborhood is an issue no one particularly likes. When they do arrive (or most likely come out of hiding), neighbors and city officials are quick to try and find someone or something to blame. Chickens, if present, are usually the first to be blamed. Dealing with rats can be part of the course when you have chickens but to link the appearance of any rat solely on the keeping of chickens is casting a very broad net of blame.

Caring For Your Farm Family During Extreme Weather – Summer

This year has been one of weather extremes for much of the US. Here in the South East, we are accustomed to sticky, sweltering...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Khaki Campbell Ducks

Hi folks! Miz Hennessy here - your resident Chicken-in-Charge at your service to answer your questions and provide you with all sorts of...

Chicken producers debate ‘natural’ label

Some mass-poultry-factory-farm news to report: A disagreement among poultry producers is raging about the "plumping" practices that are employed to make the meat tastier...

Chicken Industry

It's very disturbing for a chicken owner when viewing pictures of the chicken abuse that happens in the poultry industry. Knowing the bright, beautiful,...

ASK the Editor: Nutri-Drench for Chicks

Would you recommend adding Nutri-Drench to my new chicks water after I get them? If so, how long do you think, and how much?

Waste not want not, A farm circle of life

Wether you are in the city or out in the country, waste is inevitable. Farmers have an uncanny ability to use what they...

Chicken issue comes to Roost in La Crosse, WI

The city of La Crosse, Wisconsin had a council meeting Tuesday August 10 on the policy of legally allowing chickens within city limits. ...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Groundcover for Chicken Areas

We are about to get baby chicks for the first time. My 2 years old and 4 year old are so excited. We are...

Magnificent Mothers

I have had great experience with incubating some eggs.  I had the delight of having a duckling, a chick and then a batch of...

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