Protecting your Chickens from Heat Stress

I’m an extremely inactive member of a lot of homesteading related forums & social media groups. I lurk, some might say, rarely posting anything more then comments offering bits of my limited wisdoms. One thing I see people posting a lot of is heat related ills and woes. Especially this last summer with record breakingContinue reading “Protecting your Chickens from Heat Stress”

Scrambled & Herbed Eggs for Molting Chickens

Chickens go thru a process every year called molting- this is when they lose all their old raggedy looking feathers and new ones grow back in. This is a natural, good process that happens in healthy adult birds, every year. Every chicken goes thru their own individual molting pattern. It is all very awkward looking.Continue reading “Scrambled & Herbed Eggs for Molting Chickens”

The Chicken Profiler- Silver Laced Wyandottes.

This is part one in a rather long series- one I’ve been cooking up in my head for a few months. It’s well known by us chicken owners that all chickens have different personalities. They all have differing levels of intelligence, aggressiveness, hardiness, and sass. So in celebration of that, I decided to write upContinue reading “The Chicken Profiler- Silver Laced Wyandottes.”

My Favorite Chicken References

The title, pretty much says it all. These are my go to books and websites for any kind of chicken keeping info. As I find more, I’ll update this blog. 1. Stories Guide to Raising Chickens – This was my first big deal buy when it came to deciding to own chickens. I got myContinue reading “My Favorite Chicken References”