Ever since we started offering diatomaceous earth to our chickens, they've been so much healthier. Here's what it is and how to use it in the coop!::
When a hen has an egg inside her oviduct, she is referred to as being egg-bound. Egg-binding can be a life-threatening condition that must be addressed quickly, preferably by a seasoned, chicken veterinarian. If the egg is not passed within 24-48 hours, the hen is likely to perish. Absent access to a vet, backyard chicken-keepers may have to take matters into their own hands in order to save the hen's life.
Fresh Eggs Daily®: Top Ten Edible Flowers Your Chickens Will Love
hanging bouquets of fresh herbs not only help repel parasites and bugs but the chickens pick at them as well for more health benefits - from Fresh Eggs Daily
Haha, can't wait to see this in action: Cabbage pinata to keep hens from getting bored in the winter.
home mixed chicken feed- this is the best I have seen.
Fresh Eggs Daily®: Swinging Chickens: Make an Easy DIY Log Swing for your Run
Pumpkin Soup, Garlic & Nasturtium - Natural Wormers | Fresh Eggs Daily®
How to use these 7 herbs to boost your flocks health (and get better eggs). Also includes one herb you definitely don't want your flock eating as well as how to make an herbal salve for them.:
Fresh Eggs Daily®: Growing Sprouted Fodder for your Chickens plus Chick Fodder Cakes
Correct way to wash farm fresh eggs!
Awwww!!! Golden seabright
Egg Oddities, good article on why and how this happens - interesting information to know
I think one day I might like to have chickens!! DIY Chicken Coop
all eggs are not the same.....
Solar light in the coop run so bugs collect at night as a treat for the chickens
11 Uses for Vinegar Around the Coop ‹ Community Chickens
Fresh Eggs Daily: Edible Christmas Garlands
Statistics on common chicken breeds.
Fresh Eggs Daily®: Adding Dried Herbs to your Chicken Layer Feed ~ She explains it all here, which ones and what they do!
Raising Mealworms for Chickens.
So cute!! I hear they are very sweet birds & will become true pets. I love the patterns & fuzzy feathers on the feet; cochin partridge chicken
Soon the garden boxes will be full of veggies and my ladies will have to find a new place for a dust bath.
The chunnel, a cool idea for keeping the girls busy and protecting them from Hawks.
Chicken Toy of Cabbage & other fruits and veggies. Great idea to keep my ladies entertained.