The Best Way To Kill Fire Ants Around Chickens

“What is the best way to kill fire ants around chickens and chicks?” ~ Judy Goodwin Hi Judy, Thanks for the question. You might recall that we own

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Feedback On Dealing With Snakes & Chickens

Feedback On Dealing With Snakes… We had some great feedback and recommendations from last week’s newsletter regarding snakes so I wanted to pass some of it along to

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Dog Breeds For Protecting Poultry – Follow Up…

Last week I answered a question from Bill who was having problems with predators, namely a bobcat, getting to his poultry. Since that time, we’ve had some responses

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Dog Breeds For Protecting Poultry / Livestock…

“I want to get a puppy, of a breed known for protecting livestock. I want to take it to training camp. I want the breed to preferably have

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Dealing With Rats & Mice In a Hen House

“Any suggestions on dealing with rats in the hen house?” ~ Mary Ann Westendorf Hi Mary Anne, thanks for the question. Here’s the thing about rodents, they don’t

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How to Protect Your Chicken from Common Predators

Chickens are not very high on the food chain and yet they are no match for many of the insects or bugs you’ll find living in your yard.

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