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Do Backyard Chickens have Salmonella?

At the mention of the term “salmonella”, almost every backyard chicken owner freaks out. Whether this is true or just an allegation, we are yet to find out. But here is the question, do backyard chickens have Salmonella? Mostly, Salmonella is contracted from undercooked poultry products such as eggs. One in every 20, 000 eggs has been …

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What are the Best Chicken Breeds for Beginners?

As a beginner, I had to overcome all the hurdles and constraints that come with keeping chickens for the first time, and my effort paid off. And here I am, ready to guide you on your quest to finding the best chicken breeds for beginners. When I made up my mind to start keeping chickens, …

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What are the Friendliest Chickens?

Many years of keeping chickens have exposed me to all vices that these domestic birds display under certain circumstances. That’s when I came to learn that no two chicken breeds have the same behavior.  Some are docile, while others are highly aggressive but a handful of them are considered friendly. The question most asked is …

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The Best Backyard Chicken For Eggs

As a chicken keeper, I have always been fascinated by different breeds of layers and wondered which was the best backyard chicken for eggs. After a few discussions with other like-minded chicken owners, I concluded that different keepers have mixed feelings about backyard chickens for eggs. Inasmuch as we all have our choices when it …

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