October 5, 2019

Chickens will molt every year when the daylight hours shorten. Some begin early in the season and some as late as spring. It depends on their environment and the breed, but no one escapes the molt. Usually a chicken's first major molt occurs when they are between 1...

September 8, 2019

What is the value of a chicken? To pet owners, no doubt, they will tell you they are priceless!  Backyard chicken owners have discovered a very precious thing in their chickens. Not only something that loves treats but loves hugs. Not a single chicken on our farm has n...

May 15, 2019

I was just recently asked for advice on starting a small poultry farm. I have made a lot of mistakes when I first begun so I think I have some things I could

share. It's from my mistakes that I have learned the most.

One of the first things I would suggest is to consider...

January 20, 2019

Integration of new chickens to an established flock is no joke. When introducing new birds regardless of their age or size you will probably see a lot of the pecking, chasing around, some screaming and running, some chickens puffed up like a big ball, some starring and...

January 14, 2019

During the winter months most anything green is gone for a large part of the USA. If you’re a chicken owner, you know those guys love that green stuff. I know in different parts of the states, the weather conditions such as snow and ice can prevent chickens from gettin...

January 12, 2019

Hatching chicks is one of the most rewarding things a person can do. Bringing life into the world from a seemingly lifeless shell. In 21 days, sweet chirps and fuzzy balls pecking at feed is the most delightful experience. All you need are eggs and incubators and you c...

February 3, 2018

 Most warm weather in the spring gives me the urge to get out there in the dirt and the sun and plant something. But what it also brings is a constant nagging to check in the brooders on every little chick we have in our Barnstore. With warm and humid weather comes Coc...

January 17, 2018

If you are one of those folks that raises chicks continually as we do, the one thing that’s always the same is that there’s always something different. In that case the one thing you can always do is try to have as much ready as possible when they arrive.  

Wh...

January 13, 2018

Cannibalism can be a serious problem in the flock if it’s allowed to continue without intervention. Noticing flock persecution can help you identify the victim. I remember years ago I had a chicken that got outside it’s lot and without giving it a thought, I threw her...

January 5, 2018

It takes 24 hours for a hen to produce an egg and 21 days to hatch a chick. Chickens have full color vision. They communicate with each other by using distinct sounds with specific meaning.

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