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 Sweaters

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

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....

“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....

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...

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...

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,...

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.

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...

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,...

A Few Little Known Chicken Facts

A few little known chicken facts.

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...

Sour Crop – Prevention Better Than Cure

We recently had cause to dispatch one of our cockerels – we do have some complaints about noise and can keep one or at...

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. ...

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