How to Choose the Right Chicken Coop – 7 Essentials


How to choose the right chicken coop Building a chicken coop with your own two hands can be a rewarding experience and a source of personal pride. However, if you aren't all that handy with a hammer and saw, then buying a ready-made chicken coop may be the preferable option, but, how to choose the right chicken

How to Choose the Right Chicken Coop – 7 Essentials2018-11-07T03:13:13+00:00

How to Sex Chickens – What You Need to Know


Baby chicks are all so fluffy and cute, but to the untrained eye, it's difficult to tell the boys from the girls. Knowing the gender of chicks is essential but how to sex chickens is a question not easily answered. If you are raising them in a suburban area, your local council may have imposed

How to Sex Chickens – What You Need to Know2018-12-24T14:41:35+00:00

Coryza in Chickens – Signs, Symptoms and Treatments


Infectious Coryza is a common acute respiratory disease that can affect chickens Australia wide. The medical fraternity uses coryza as a medical term for the common cold, but coryza can be more debilitating to chickens than the common cold usually is for humans. Read on to find out how to spot Coryza symptoms and treatments.

Coryza in Chickens – Signs, Symptoms and Treatments2019-01-05T16:13:24+00:00

Chicken Coop Predator Prevention


Every chicken farmer needs to worry about predators treating their flock like the drive-through at KFC as chickens are fairly defenceless against teeth, claws, and fangs. Predators come in all shapes and sizes and if you don’t take the necessary precautions, all will consider your birds for their next meal. Read on to learn more

Chicken Coop Predator Prevention2019-01-05T16:24:14+00:00

Chicken Feed Treats – The Do’s, Do Not’s and Sometimes


Chicken feed treats for your chickens can be a good idea but healthy chickens rely on a good source of nutrition, so if you want a healthy flock, you need to invest in high-quality feed pellets while also providing lots of variety.   Feed pellets are created from a variety of ingredients, with good quality

Chicken Feed Treats – The Do’s, Do Not’s and Sometimes2019-01-05T17:48:32+00:00

Sick Chickens Signs, Symptoms and Treatments


No matter how fastidious you are in cleaning the coop, or whether you provide nothing but the best quality feed, even the most well cared for chicken can occasionally become a sick chicken. Unlike a human with a case of the flu, a chicken won’t complain about how they feel, and most won’t even show

Sick Chickens Signs, Symptoms and Treatments2019-01-05T16:00:43+00:00

Chickens Eat their Eggs.. Here’s Some Reasons Why


So why do chickens eat their eggs? It can be quite a shock seeing a chicken eat an egg for the first time, as it can conjure up horrible images of cannibalism, not to mention that in some sense the chicken is also eating its own young. More often though, it's an annoying habit because

Chickens Eat their Eggs.. Here’s Some Reasons Why2018-12-25T17:12:12+00:00

Keeping Chickens FAQ


If you are new to chicken raising, then you no doubt have a ton of questions to which you need answers. As with most things in life, there are some questions asked more than others, but that doesn’t mean they are any less important. Here are a few of the most common keeping chickens FAQ

Keeping Chickens FAQ2018-11-09T23:52:57+00:00

Winter Chickens – What You Need to Know Before Winter Strikes


The Diminutive winter chicken is a surprisingly tough bird and can handle weather extremes which would have most humans shivering in their boots. It’s all thanks to the layers of downy feathers hidden underneath the outer plumage, which chickens can manipulate and use to control their body temperature. The Winter Chicken In cold weather, the

Winter Chickens – What You Need to Know Before Winter Strikes2018-11-09T18:43:35+00:00

Chickens Aren’t Laying? Here are 7 Reasons why


Chickens aren't laying? If you’ve become accustomed to receiving a certain amount of eggs from your flock each week, it can be quite disconcerting when your usual collection routine comes up empty or produces a significantly reduced harvest. Chickens can have off days, but if subsequent egg runs also fail to deliver, many chicken owners

Chickens Aren’t Laying? Here are 7 Reasons why2018-12-25T17:18:41+00:00
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