10 Tips for Predator Proofing Chickens

I’ve reading a lot about predator attacks lately here on WP, let’s take a look at how we can better protect our flocks with this informative article by Kathy Shea Mormino, The Chicken Chick

Grit Magazine

Whether chickens free-range or are primarily confined to the coop and run, protecting them from predators can be one of the most challenging aspects of backyard chicken-keeping. An awareness of coop security basics goes a long way towards keeping backyard pets safe from unwelcome, hungry visitors…  Read More

Feeding Egg Shells to Chickens and Why


This is an incredibly informative article by Jill Winger from The Prairie Homestead.

Like anything else, there seems to be lots of different opinions about feeding eggshells back to the chickens who laid them. However, one thing that everyone agrees on is that laying hens need a lot of calcium… Continue Reading 

Another great article about 30+ Things to do with Eggshells