Chicken Running Away

Is your chicken running away? This can be frustrating, but do not worry we can help you. While looking into this topic I found that most people have one of two problems. The fist is that their chickens are running away from them when they try to pick them up. The second reason is their chickens are “running away” from home. This means they are going to far away, and making it difficult to gather[…]

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When Do Chickens Start Laying Eggs?

When do chickens start laying eggs? If you keep chickens there is no doubt that you love the eggs they produce. There is nothing like the taste of a fresh egg right out of your backyard. The best way to get fresh eggs is to raise chickens of your own. Lets say you just got a new batch of peepers aka “baby chickens” and your goal is egg production. I am willing to bet that[…]

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What Do Chickens Need To Lay Eggs?

What Do Chickens Need To Lay Eggs? The Number one reason that people keep chickens, is to get fresh healthy eggs. In order to accomplish this you must understand what a Chicken needs to lay eggs.  What Do Chickens Need To Lay Eggs? While setting up your egg production, you will need to take in to account the chickens needs. If the needs o the chicken are not met you will be plagued with poor[…]

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Chickens Eating Eggs

Are your chickens eating eggs? One of the best parts of keeping chickens is the eggs. It is very frustrating if your chickens are eating all of the eggs before you can collect them. I want to talk a little about chickens eating eggs today. Chickens eating eggs The first thing you may ask is “Do Chickens Eat Eggs?” The answer to that questions is yes. If you do not belive me then just go[…]

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Do Chickens Have Sex?

Do chickens have sex? Have you ever wondered if chickens “get it on?” If you have a rooster then you should already know this answer. Hens do not need a rooster to lay eggs so you may wonder do chickens have sex? Do Chickens Have Sex? The short answer is, yes. Chickens do have sex, or “Mate.” We did a post on chicken mating a little while back. if you would like to know more[…]

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How to Sex a Chicken

How to Sex a Chicken, Until chickens reach a certain age, telling the difference between roosters and hens is difficult unless you know what signs or indications are present that give away their gender. If you run a farm and need to tell the difference between chicks, there a few proven methods that you can use to determine the gender. How to sex a chicken There are many different ways to sex a chicken. Even an[…]

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How Often Do You Feed Chickens?

How often do you feed chickens? With the hobby of keeping chickens, growing, and growing, I have found more people asking “how often do you feed chickens?” This is a very important question when planning to take on a flock. You need to consider how much work will be involved BEFORE you get your chickens. As well as the cost involved with feeding the chickens you select. I provide my chicken with access to feed[…]

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How Long Do Chickens Live?

How Long Do Chickens Live? Chickens provide a lot of benefits in our lives. We can use their meat and eggs as foods. We can use their feather as ornaments for events and competitions. We can also even employ their feces as fertilizers that can cultivate our fields effectively. However, have you ever wondered how long they live? Naturally, it depends upon the situation. When you keep them in a good place, give them enough[…]

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How Do Chickens Lay Eggs?

How do chickens start laying eggs?  Well, when a mommy chicken and a daddy chicken love each other very much…… OK, stupid joke aside, you probably want to know the actual physical process by which a chicken’s egg is produced and laid.  And I’m betting you just want to know the basic process that occurs and not some sort insanely in-depth description of all the chemicals and such involved…..you know, the kind of thing only[…]

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The Best Chicken Feeder for Beginners

There are so many different feeders out there it is very easy to get overwhelmed. I would like to share some insights I have on the best chicken feeders for beginners. I am sure you have searched a bit and seen that there are about a million different kind of chicken feeders. Without using all of them how can you pick the best chicken feeder. The Best Chicken Feeder for Beginners If you are new to[…]

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