Colorful fresh farm eggs by Meyer Hatchery chickens
Shop Meyer Hatchery for all your day old chicken needs! From layers to bantams to rare breeds to meat breeds, we have you covered. Meyer Hatchery can ship as few as 3 on most orders from April to November.
Bead Board Bonanza - Angie's Roost
When there’s a will beadboard, there’s a way. I’ve pretty much figured out how to work beadboard into just about every room in our house. Seriously…there’s the bathroom ceiling slant, the ceiling slant in our bedroom, the original (and solid wood) beadboard on our porch ceiling, backing our kitchen coat closet, and on the staircase …
When to Move Chicks from Brooder to Chicken Coop
I am often asked when chicks can stop using a heat source and move from the brooder to the chicken coop. The short answer is...it depends. Many factors play a role in determining when the time is right to move chicks from the brooder to the chicken coop and we'll take a look at them here. I ...
26 Photos Proving That Hens Are The Best Moms In The Animal Kingdom
Mothers are awesome. They're caring, loving and can do everything for the little ones. And I'm not only talking about amazing women, but also about all the mothers of the animal kingdom.
How to Sex a Chicken.
Spring is chicken sexing season. The time of year backyard chicken owners stare in dismay at a huddle of fluff balls wondering girl or boy? Here's how to sex a chicken. Sort of. Sexing a chicken yourself is usually about as reliable as doing your own taxes. I mean, you
Chicken Coop Litter: Sand, the Litter Superstar
For the first two years of my chickening adventures, I used pine shavings as litter inside the coop primarily because they were a common recommendation that was readily available fairly inexpensively. It never occurred to me to use sand inside the chicken coop even though I used sand in the run, ...
The easiest way to maintain your coop!
The deep litter method is a tried and true way to keep your coop clean without any extra work. It's employed by many homesteaders and veterinarian endorsed.