Yes, you CAN mix your feed at home. But that said, it's not very easy or inexpensive, as people who ask this question often seem to assume. For...
Frizzles and sizzles are not breeds of chickens so much as they are words describing a very showy feather type that chickens can have....
There ARE a lot of different terms for chicken, aren't there? It can be a little confusing, especially when you're just starting out. So let's...
Let's talk about Designer Breeds, Breeds, and Varieties, so you'll understand the differences in terminology.
Designer... Well, it helps to start with good stock. Have a look at our special read more
Can I add fall leaves to the run?
Yes, but you probably won't want to add too much, too often.
There may be some entertainment value in adding a few fallen leaves sparingly... read more
What biosecurity should I practice to protect my flock from AI and other illnesses?
Good question! Most illnesses or even infestations (such as mites or worms) are contracted when your birds are exposed to other birds, either... read more
How do I introduce my new chicks to other young chicks in the brooder?
Introducing new hens to an established flock can be tricky (see how to do that in the related questions below)---but luckily it's much easier to... read more