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One of the most common questions for new flock owners, is can you keep different chicken breeds together? The short answer is Yes! In fact, most chicken owners celebrate their varied flock. But, there is some level of skill to succeed in a mixed flock. Getting your goals and choosing the perfect breeds can be …

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We’ve got a saying around our house: Chickens are pets, not poultry. And so, Goldie, Blackie, Barred Rock, Little Gray, Buff, Easter, Princess, and Blu -– our eight chickens — lead quite the charmed life, free-ranging when we’re working in our garden, and enjoying their varmint-proof run when we’re not. Let’s explore how much does it …

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So, what causes salpingitis and lash eggs in chickens? Lash eggs look like normal eggs, but they are actually a buildup of pus. This condition is brought about by an inflammation of your chicken’s oviduct as a result of an infection. As a chicken owner, I’m always ready for anything, whether positive or negative. Chickens, …

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For a new backyard chicken owner checklist, what will I need? As a new backyard chicken owner, you should have a complete checklist of essential items you need to get started. On your checklist, you must include chicken breeds, coop requirements, security, water, and chicken feed. All these are basic requirements that every up-coming chicken …

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What are the benefits of diatomaceous earth for chickens? Many benefits come with diatomaceous earth. Essential among them is the ability to keep your chickens healthy and free of pests. When I acquired my first flock of chickens, I did not know much about taking care of them. My only concern was to provide them …

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