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Top 10 Backyard Chicken Keeping Myths
A list of the top 10 backyard chicken keeping myths that we hear every day. We want to set the record straight and help educate people on the reality of backyard chickens
Top 10+ Picks for Backyard Chicken Starter Flock
Kristen & Ingrid give their top recommendations for a starter flock of chickens. We highlight different characteristic traits that make chickens so much fun.
Warning: Don’t Do These Things When Adding Chickens to Your Flock (But I Did Them Anyway)
There are many things you shouldn’t do when adding new chickens to your flock. I did them anyway and I still successfully integrated new birds to my existing flock. Here’s how.
How to Successfully Add Chickens to Your Flock
I was able to add four chickens to my existing small flock successfully. They are all integrated and happy, so I wanted to share my experience and some helpful tips with you.
Love and Loss and Backyard Chickens
We unfortunately had to deal with the loss of a few birds this past summer. I’m not gonna lie, it’s the worst. My chickens are my pets. I completely understand that many people don’t feel that way about chickens. But for me, I was very involved with my girls and I was very attached to them all.
8 Winter Boredom Busters for Backyard Chickens
Winter can be tough on chickens, but not because it’s cold, because there aren’t as many bugs, fresh greens, and loose dirt to scratch in. Here are 8 boredom busters for your flock in the winter.
7 Top Winter Care Tips for Backyard Chickens
Winter can be tough on backyard chicken owners. Chickens are pretty hardy, but there are some things you can do to help them and you during the cold, dark winter months. Here is our helpful guide for how to care for your chickens during the winter.
New Chicks, New Pecking Order
It’s been over three months since I gave baby chicks to my broody hen, Louise and it’s still fascinating watching them integrate into our small flock. They have gotten so big, yet they remain on the bottom of the pecking order, which is what happens with new chicks.
Backyard Chickens, Neighbors, and the City Board
My experience with keeping chickens in an urban area when a neighbor complains and the city comes to investigate. See how we dealt with city ordinances and subsequent bureaucracy.