Last year, my cute little bantam frizzle rooster, Kookoocahoo, was taken out by a Cooper’s hawk. Kookoo was a great rooster who was good to his girls and provided me with lots of entertainment (I mean, the guy could MOON WALK!). It was a sad day on the farm. Allowing your flock to free range […]
Jessica, my star of the backyard, top dog in the chicken pile, never a sick day in her 4+ year old life, sweet Black Sex Link hen, threw me a curve ball last week. I thought I might lose her. At first, I wasn’t sure what was wrong with her. She was sluggish, droopy, and […]
Becoming a first time chicken owner isn’t hard and shouldn’t be intimidating. Here are some basic things to help you get started.
Maybe you already have backyard chickens. Maybe you’re just thinking about it. Either way, here’s some suggestions on what to do if you want to ensure you have an unhappy flock of hens: Cram too many birds into too small a space. It’s not like they need a penthouse! Make sure they’re subjected to regular […]