Baby Chicken Health Concerns

This week in our basics series we’re going to address a few chick health concerns. If you order your chicks from a hatchery, often times, but not always,

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How Do Chickens Bathe Themselves?

“How do chickens bathe themselves?” ~ Katheryn Nutter Katheryn thanks so much for the question. Chickens are naturally clean animals, particularly if their living conditions are ideal. If

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Chicken Mites & Lice – Prevention & Remedies

“I intend to keep chickens in 2009 for the first time in an area of the garden that has never had any poultry on it before and I

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Plants That Are Toxic To Chickens

Plants That Are Toxic To Chickens РListed below are common plants that are known to be toxic to chickens (and most other birds). Ensure your chickens do not

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Moulting In Hens and Chickens

I have a chicken that has molted and has stopped laying but is very skinny. She eats and drinks but she still looks very scraggy what do you suggest?

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Common Chicken Illnesses

It is important to know about common chicken illnesses if you are keeping chickens. If you are aware of the common illnesses and their symptoms you can head

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Maintaining Chicken Health in a Backyard Flock

Many people have decided that raising a small flock of chickens in their backyard is a good idea. They are right for a variety of reasons. The availability

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