When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way. #chicken #backyardchicken

When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way. #chicken #backyardchicken

When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way.

When it comes to your chickens’ health, providing a safe, clean, predator-proof environment for your flock and making sure they have access to nutritious feed and fresh water go a long way.

Wyandottes - They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Wyandottes - They are a fantastic layer, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Guide to keeping chickens—egg colors based on breed. Good info for beginners!

Guide to keeping chickens—egg colors based on breed. Good info for beginners!

DIY Chick Brooder - its chick season, keep them warm! Want one of your own? Adopt today! www.SPCAmc.org

DIY Chick Brooder

DIY Chick Brooder - its chick season, keep them warm! Want one of your own? Adopt today! www.SPCAmc.org

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

The wrong type of treats and treats in excess can be harmful to their health, stunt growth, shorten their lifespan and interfere with egg production. So, what can they eat, what should they not eat and how much is too much? Find out here!

The wrong type of treats and treats in excess can be harmful to their health, stunt growth, shorten their lifespan and interfere with egg production. So, what can they eat, what should they not eat and how much is too much? Find out here!


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Silver Laced Wyandottes - They are fantastic layers, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Silver Laced Wyandottes - They are fantastic layers, child friendly and docile. Very similar to the Orpington in terms of personality but more 'bomb proof' There are many varieties and all of them make an extremely attractive bird. Calm,Friendly and docile, easy to handle and child-friendly, ideal backyard bird, a real pleasure to own. Equally happy foraging outside or in confinement.

Emptying a few cans of corn into a muffin tray, adding water & then freezing it is a very small act of kindness. But on hot days, it means the world to the chickens that live here. Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help them keep cool .

Easy Backyard Chicken Coop Plans

Emptying a few cans of corn into a muffin tray, adding water & then freezing it is a very small act of kindness. But on hot days, it means the world to the chickens that live here. Pecking away at an ice block to finally be rewarded with a cold corn kernel is a great way to help them keep cool .

Train your chickens to come when called, so you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Also enables you to call them to safety when predators lurk. If you have multiple flocks, you can train each to come to a different call. Very helpful when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop... Wonder if this works..

How to Train Chickens to Come When Called -

Train your chickens to come when called, so you can let them out and get them in anytime you want. Also enables you to call them to safety when predators lurk. If you have multiple flocks, you can train each to come to a different call. Very helpful when you have new pullets free ranging with old flock, and need to get each flock to its own coop... Wonder if this works..

Clever cinder block water heater to keep chicken's water from freezing in winter

Clever cinder block water heater to keep chicken's water from freezing in winter

Install a Roost. I really like this roost but I chose to go with natural wood branches found in our yard beside the forest.

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Chicken Coop

Install a Roost. I really like this roost but I chose to go with natural wood branches found in our yard beside the forest.

I am constantly tempted to feed our chickens table scraps. I hate throwing things in the trash, so it seems logical to me that I can divert some of our half-eaten meals to the ladies in the backyar…

Don’t Feed Your Chickens This: a Printable

I am constantly tempted to feed our chickens table scraps. I hate throwing things in the trash, so it seems logical to me that I can divert some of our half-eaten meals to the ladies in the backyar…

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

Boredom during the cold months can lead to pecking and other issues within your flock. Cure the winter blahs with edible vegetable garlands for your chickens!

Add Garlic to Chickens feed to boots immune systems, control mites, lice, ticks & other parasites. Interesting!

Add Garlic to Chickens feed to boots immune systems, control mites, lice, ticks & other parasites. Interesting!

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