HOW TO RAISE URBAN CHICKENS

I’m a live-and-let-live kind of guy. If I see something a little out of the ordinary, let’s say, and it isn’t hurting anybody, I tend to look the other way. Finding a few chickens tucked away in a basement where they can’t be seen by the public is not something that you see every day. … Read more

WILL RACCOONS KILL CHICKENS?

One late afternoon several years ago, I arrived at home to find that there had been a massacre of my flock. There were chickens everywhere – on the lawn, in the weeds, over the embankment… it was brutal. There are many foxes in my area, and when they have kits, they become killing machines. One … Read more

EATING EGGS EVERY DAY BENEFITS

When it comes to breakfast, if you asked someone what three foods come to mind when you think about breakfast, I’m willing to bet that 9 times out of 10, eggs are going to be in the top 3. Two-thirds of the breakfast menu items at that place with the gold-colored arches contain eggs. It’s … Read more

FREE RANGE CHICKEN FACTS

There are many new chicken owners these days. There has been an upsurge in the farm to table movement of late, and chickens have been a part of it. More and more people want organic, and fresh, and locally grown, and locally raised, etc. Cage-raised eggs are taboo. Cage free and free-range are terms on … Read more

OverEZ Medium Chicken Coop Review – Raise Your Own Flock

OverEZ Medium Chicken Coop for up to 10 Chickens Manufacturer: OverEZ Chicken Coop Review Price: $1535.94 Seller: Amazon Dimensions: 34″L x 45″W x 54.5″H Material: Wood Rating: 8 out of 10 The OverEz Chicken coop is a fantastic alternative to building a coop yourself. You won’t have to worry about design, materials purchasing, or proper … Read more

HOW TO RAISE MEAT BIRDS

One day earlier this year, in the spring, I decided to stop by the local tractor supply to look at the baby chicks that they had for sale. I had already purchased some chicks for the year, but I never tire of watching the little ones running around in their brooders. There were two birds … Read more

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