Tag: keeping chickens
Backyard Poultry Contributor
Chicken Chat! — Predator Prevention
Q: What’s the #1 piece of advice you would give a new flock owner about predator prevention?
• Lock the birds up at night. — Kathy Howerton Vermillion
• Use 1/2-inch hardware cloth not chicken
It’s a Matter of Life & Death
For me, the hardest part of keeping chickens is coping with their eventual demise. Whether it’s caused by old age, disease or a predator
Finally, the answer to the question can chickens and ducks live together in harmony. You just might be surprised about what you read.
Kenny Coogan provides a roadmap to raising healthy flocks, from caring for baby chicks to raising adults.
Are you interested in learning more about how to legally keep chickens, in the new year? Where does a wannabe chicken keeper begin to start the process?
Countryside Magazine Contributor
In urban chicken farming, boredom leads to undesirable behavior: Hens might pluck their feathers or peck at each other, causing injuries.
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