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Hatching chicken eggs is one of the best practices every chicken keeper should know. When it is done at home, hatching can help you save a lot of money you would spend looking for new chicks. Here is everything you need to know about hatching eggs at home. Now, what do I need to know about …

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

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So, is it true that backyard chickens attract rats? Yes, backyard chickens do indeed attract rats, and that’s a fact. Their droppings and feed are responsible for the presence of these small rodents around their coop. So, it’s right to say there’s an existing correlation between increased rodent populations and backyard chickens. Seeing rats near …

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