Dust Baths and Chickens

A Dusty Chicken is a Clean Chicken
byChickens have a natural way of keeping their feathers clean, healthy, and free of pests: dust baths! Rolling around in the dirt is a fun, social and preventative health measure that is important for all chickens… Continue Reading

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Vote for TBN Ranch! Top 25 Backyard Chicken Blogs 2015

TBN Ranch has been shortlisted as a finalist, will you take a minute and vote for us?
Voting is now open and closes at 11:59PM EST on Monday 6th July 2015.

Welcome to The Annual Backyard Chicken Blog Awards of 2015!

Here at The Happy Chicken Coop, we love to read other backyard chicken blogs to learn and find out what else is happening out there!

We thought it would be fun to find out which backyard chicken blog is your favourite, so we’ve decided to start The Annual Backyard Chicken Blog Awards.

With the help of our email subscribers we have shortlisted 25 backyard chicken blogs and now it’s your turn to vote for your favourite.

To vote just scroll down to the survey and pick your favourite blog!

Voting is now open and closes at 11:59PM EST on Monday 6th July 2015.

New Chicken Keeping Articles | June 20, 2015

A collection of chicken keeping articles from across the web archived in one convenient library on our menu bar.

June 20, 2015
11 Reasons to Keep Backyard Chickens – Urban Farm.
A Chicken Coop Remodel | Backyard Poultry Magazine.
5 Ways to Make Coop-Cleaning Easier – Hobby Farms.
7 Tips to Prevent Respiratory Infection in Poultry – Hobby Farms.
Chicken Quarters: 5 Ways to Spruce Up an Aging Coop – Urban Farm.
Chicken Quarters: My Hens Are Laying Fewer Eggs—What Should I Do? – Urban Farm.

Worried about your chickens in the hot weather? Read Article on how to help them beat the heat. With these helpful tips you can be sure you’ve done all you can to make them comfortable.