Chook Language

So, a university study has won a prize for finding out that chickens have a language. I could have told you that. In fact,...

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?

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 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. ...

Win a Chicken Coop from Mother Earth News Sweepstakes

All-in-One Coop and Run! Valued up to $2,195! * Houses up to 6 Chickens * 3 nest...

Which Came First, The Chicken Or The Egg?

Greetings all! Yesterday, my new chickies gave me a great present. My first egg. Now this has been a very long process, and I have...

Farm Innovators – All Season 3 Gallon – Plastic Poultry Fountain

I was unsure about buying a product like this, electricity, straw, and water as a combination just don't seem to me as a good mix.

“Transgender” Hens?

“A Whistling Girl And A Crowing Hen Always Come To No Good End” - Old country saying. Most city regulations prohibit roosters within city limits....

Support the Key West Gypsy Chickens

One of the first things you notice when you visit Key West Florida, is the wandering chickens. They're everywhere - inside stores and restaurants,...

Chicken Sweaters

I actually found the picture with the chicken in the sweater online. After doing a little research, I found these patterns. Enjoy!

Natural Poultry Feed Supplement

Raising chickens naturally and holistically has been a passion of mine these last nine years and I've acquired a lot of knowledge and know-how...

CARING FOR YOUR FARM FAMILY DURING EXTREME WEATHER – WINTER

There is a saying that a true Southerner will drink iced tea in a blizzard. Like many axioms, this one is rarely tested because, really,...

Chicken Little

After seeing my little girl, who is almost 21, off for Navy boot camp the week of Nov 16th, I was pleasantly surprised to...

Of Cats and Chickens

 One of the more frequently asked questions I get has something to do with people's understanding that cats and birds don't get along together....

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,...

The Betterment of a Producing Animal’s Life

The campaign for strict hen-rights rules has won out in California. Starting in 2015, cages will have to be large enough for the birds...

ASK the Editor – Poorly Chicken

My hen (about 3 years old) seems very poorly. She is not eating and her legs seem to have gone bandy,and sometimes her wings...

Chicken: The Hidden Truth

Saving Animals Canada has just released a new video entitled Chicken: The Hidden Truth. The short video, which runs just under 10 minutes long, includes...

A Few Cold Weather Chicken Tips!

Caring for pet chickens is pretty easy! They have the same needs as most any other animal. Here are a few tips for everyday upkeep, as well as advise on winter care.

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,...

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