Are Chickens Smart?

Are Chickens Smart? When you consider the many different creatures in nature, the chicken may not top your list as being the most intelligent. However, research has demonstrated that chickens may be fairly smart all things considered. While most chickens live on farms or in chicken pens that are limiting in terms of their environment, they are granted with intelligence that goes beyond the first impressions of many people. Memory Although the size of the[…]

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Should Chickens eat Corn?

Should Chickens eat Corn? Yes, Chicks need to eat corn to make them healthy. During the process of feeding your chicks, it is normal to get confused by different commercial feeds that are widely available in the market. In turn you may lose your light as to what do chickens eat that will give them with optimal nutrition. Commercial feeds typically come in 3 different types such as mash, crumbles and pellets. Feeds are prepared[…]

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Are Chickens Noisy?

Are Chickens noisy? Everybody knows that roosters crow a chicken cluck, however are you aware that chickens have their own way of communicating each other. This is when you think they are noisy and loud. While it might look like a bunch of cackling and squawking to us, these noises are used to converse some important messages between a flock like beware there is a threat or look what I have found! While a lot[…]

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Will Chickens Kill Each Other?

Will chickens kill each other? This a common question amongst those who are not familiar about chickens. Chickens brawl for many reasons. Like for instance, two young cockerels from one brood will live as one in perfect harmony till they reach sexual maturity, at that point, normally they start fighting. Will Chicken Kill Each Other? These brawls could become so serious which they harm or even kill each other. Mature cockerels which have never fought[…]

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Can Chickens Eat Tomatoes?

Why did the chicken cross the road? To eat a tomato! Can chickens eat tomatoes? is the question were talking about in this article. The short answer is yes you can feed tomatoes to your chickens. Should Chickens Eat Tomatoes? The first thing to always remember when feeding your animals is what is natural to the animal’s diet and what is not. Chickens will peck around gardens, fruits and just about anything lying about. Gardens[…]

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Can Chickens Eat Pumpkins?

Fall is upon us and that means Halloween and pumpkins. For all our backyard barnyard friends this article will help you with feeding pumpkins to your chickens. Is it safe and what parts can they eat? Can chickens eat pumpkins? Chickens and Pumpkins This fall when you finish using pumpkins as jack-o-lanterns and decorations you can recycle them to your chickens to eat, but best as a treat. Before you feed them to any animal[…]

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Should Chickens Eat Meat?

Do chickens eat meat? If you raise chickens you may be tempted to share food with them just like so many folks do with pets. Even though chickens are normally raised for eggs, as chicken owners get to know their animals they do become attached.  We all tend to want to spoil our pets with treats and people food. So the question we posed in this article is can chickens eat meat and is it healthy[…]

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Can Chickens Eat Grapes?

A question for the ages, can chickens eat grapes? If you’re a backyard barnyard raising chickens you’ll want to know the answer to this question. We get questions all the time about what is safe to feed their barnyard animals and what is not. The short answer is yes! Chickens can eat grapes but there are a few things you need to know about that. Grapes are not on a chicken’s normal menu. It’s a[…]

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What To Do When Your Chicken Is Laying Soft Eggs

Probably the most beneficial part of keeping hens is the eggs they produce. A healthy hen can lay an egg roughly every 26 hours, which can mean almost 30 eggs per hen per month. It can be frustrating when your chickens are laying shell-less eggs, where the shells are are too soft or missing altogether. This is common in older birds and these eggs are typically useless. Let’s take a look at the most common[…]

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What do chickens eat?

What do chickens eat?         What do chickens eat? It is becoming increasingly popular to raise chickens for egg laying, but many people buy baby chicks before understanding how to feed chickens. A chicken feeding guide will be very useful. Today we are going to answer some question based around how to feed chickens. I have attached an info-graphic at the end of the article for quick reference.

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