Tag Archives: summer

Coop or Free Roam?

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Every good chicken keeper knows the importance of protecting their birds from predators. Most of us will, or already have lost birds to a coyote, hawk, fox, bobcat, etc, etc. It’s devastating to see the after mass, I know, it’s … Continue reading

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Chicken Coop is Ready for Summer

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Spring is saying it’s last goodbye here in Phoenix. Temperatures are reaching the 80’s during the day and that means only one thing… the real HEAT coming. I took advantage of the mild weather yesterday and prepared the chicken coop … Continue reading

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Suitable Treat in Place of Chicken Scratch in Summer

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amy elizabeth | TBN Ranch Looking for a treat that’s little out of the ordinary for your flock? We all know scratch is probably a chicken’s all time favorite, but that should be your last treat choice in the summer … Continue reading

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Desert Temps Reach 116, Chicken Survival Tips

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Battling the Heat, the Tools for Survival amy elizabeth | TBN Ranch Oh my! 116 today and keeping chickens in this ridiculous heat adds to my chore list when it’s  just so hard to be outdoors. But for the love … Continue reading

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Chickens and Heat Distress, What to Do

amy elizabeth TBN Ranch When Should you Supplement your Flock with Electrolytes? In the heat of summer there’s warning signs when chickens are suffering from heat distress. Once you recognize these signs, consider them as reason to add electrolytes. Electrolytes … Continue reading

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