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Posted in Managing the Flock

Deep Litter Method in the Coop

Using the Deep Litter Method in the Coop
Plus Other Ways to Prepare your Backyard Chickens for Winter
By Harvey Ussery /Countryside Daily

Using the deep litter method during the cold winter months works the best for me and my flock. Here in the mid-Atlantic, Zone 6b, winter means that water routinely freezes, plants are dormant, and days are considerably shorter—and nights… Continue Reading 

Here in Phoenix, Arizona, we pretty much don’t have a winter, so I found this article to help those who do! Hope you find it helpful.

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Australorp Chickens: A Comprehensive Care Guide

The Australorp is a fairly recent arrival on the chicken scene, but in it’s relatively short history it has made a huge impression on chicken keepers and the poultry industry the world over… Continue Reading

Source: The Happy Chicken Coop

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Frizzle Chicken: Breed Profile, Care Guide and More…

What, you may ask is a frizzle? It is most definitely a chicken, but a chicken with a very unusual look and some special needs to go with the look.
They are fun, conspicuous and lovable – what more can you ask of the chickens in your life?
They are treated differently in some countries as we shall see, but they are most definitely loved around the world.

Today we are going to talk about this unusual looking bird and whether or not it would be an ideal addition to your backyard flock…  CONTINUE READING

Source: Frizzle Chicken: Breed Profile, Care Guide and More…

 

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Resource Library for Chicken Keepers

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Sources: TBN Ranch / Content Contributors Charts & Diagrams Chicken Anatomy, External, Internal, and Skeletal Chicken Anatomy, Full Color Chicken Combs and Wattles Chicken Egg Color Chart Chicken Feather Variations & Markings Chicken Feeding Chart Development of a Chick Henderson’s … Continue reading

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Dosages of the Good Stuff… for Chickens with Parasites

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When you Need Real Help, Here’s the Article! (Bottom of Page) Warning: Don’t read if you’re into all that natural stuff.  Natural remedies just don’t cut it in many cases, tried them all and found them to be only minimally … Continue reading

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