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...

ASK Miz Hennessy: You don’t have a bug problem, you have a duck...

... we are in process to learn more about ducks before we get any in our backyard. We are new to raising...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Bees, Black Soldier Fly and Vibrations

Whether you live in the city or a rural area, the most important thing to remember about honey bees is that they prefer a straight flight path.

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...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Clipping Wings

I went to visit your garden with a group of people from LA Eco Village. Thank you so much for showing us around, it...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Chicken Watering Systems

We have 14 hens of varying ages. Over the past month, they have been drinking A LOT more. I have one large waterer that...

ASK the Editor: “Sleepy Hen”

I have a RIR that is 18 weeks old. We have 5 total hens. We got our first eggs last week. Not sure if...

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: 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...

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?

ASK the Editor: Six months old and not laying

I have 2 new brown leghorn pullets that are six months old and appear full grown. They have not produced any eggs yet, and...

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...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Hatching ducks in time for winter

Hi, I have been really researching and am interested in getting ducks in my brood. The only problem is I’d have to buy eggs...

ASK: Breeding and Pregnancy with Sheep

Hello fellow barnbuddies, it's your resident sheep expert Meagan here to answer a sheep-related Ask Miz Hennessy question! How do I know that my ram...

ASK Miz Hennessy: Protein Requirements for Ducks

I have two male Khaki Campbells, just full grown. My local feed store doesn’t carry duck feed so have been giving them my hens...

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