7 Coop Bedding Materials and How to Choose the Right One

Customize your coop’s bedding material. Here are options that will keep your chickens healthy and prevent their eggs from cracking.

by Kristina Mercedes Urquhart / Hobby Farms

The litter you provide to your flock in their coop, run, nest boxes or other enclosures isn’t just a luxury. Sufficient litter provides a secure foundation for chickens’ legs and feet, a soft landing for eggs… Continue Reading

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Pros and Cons of Keeping a Rooster

by: Rural Living Today

Keeping a rooster or not? When it comes to resident roosters, there are pros and cons consider when keeping a rooster. Here are some things to think about.

Keeping a rooster has several positive roles in a flock of chickens.
A rooster provides fertilization services to the hens in the flock.
He’ll serve as a guard and defender against perceived and actual danger. Continue Reading

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