Chickens

Chickens Start to Finish! Week 5 – All Grown Up!

This week we will be discussing a few tips, tricks, and ideas for general upkeep of your chickens. First of all, some people wondered about a feeding schedule for feathered friends. From personal experience, I have found leaving food and water out 24/7 is the way to go. Chickens will only eat what they need and tend…

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Chickens Start to Finish! – Week 4 – Awkward Teenager Phase

Previously we have discussed the space needed for friendly laying chickens, the style of coops best suited for different areas, types of predators that influence coop design, as well as breeds of chickens and their behaviors and finding the best fit for your needs too. This week we will be talk about where to find chicks, how to…

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Chickens Start to Finish – Week 3 – Chicken Breeds

Last week we discussed coop design and possible predators associated with them. This week I will cover different breeds and how many eggs they lay to help you in deciding what birds will work best for you. To begin I want to stress the fact that there are many types of laying chickens and I…

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Chickens Start to Finish – Week 2 – Chicken Runs!

Where Will The Birds Nest? Last week, we discussed what to expect with chickens, how much space it takes to raise chickens, and what is so great about our fluffy and feathered friends. The next milestone to cover is housing! Do we need a stationary home or movable coops that allow for a free range…

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Chickens Start to Finish – Week 1 – Chicken Basics

Bird Business If you’ve never really been around chickens, it can be easy to wonder why anyone would even want to own them. I mean, let’s face it, their primary activities include eating, pooping and sleeping. They need to be fed and given water and their eggs must be taken daily. You may be thinking,…

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Chickens Start to Finish!

Have you ever wanted to own chickens but had no idea how to get started? There is so much information on the Internet today regarding chicken ownership, and you probably have many unanswered questions. Over the next few weeks, we will be featuring blog posts from Megan Fish – one of our members who has…

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