Category: Backyard Chickens

What You Need to Know About Chicken Brooding

Experienced poultry raisers know that chicken brooding is one of the most important aspects to raising healthy birds. Brooding, which is basically making sure the newly hatched chicks stay warm, is a key element to successfully bringing them through their first weeks of life. When chicken brooding is not performed properly, trouble is sure to follow. Generally speaking, there are three ways for chicken… Read more »

Keeping Chickens Warm During Cold Winter Months

Raising chickens is fun for the whole family. Kids especially love collecting fresh eggs. Do your chickens lay a lot less during the cold winter months?  Are you wondering if there is anything you can do about it?  Well the good news is you can speed up your chickens’ laying in the old winter months.  When looking at chicken coop designs or… Read more »