When do chickens start laying eggs?
When do chickens start laying eggs? Lots and lots of people ask me this question. It seems like a mystery because you get so many different answers from everyone. My hens started laying at 4 months, my hens started at 6 months. Then I get, “My hens are 8 months and still no eggs, is […]
5 Must Have Products for Baby Chickens
Chick Days is happening Feb 25 – April 28 @TractorSupplyCo stores nationwide. They will have live birds in the store during Chick Days, plus you can also buy live chicks year round online at https://tractorsupply.com/chicks Year round tractor supply is a one-stop shop for everything you need to grow and maintain your flock so you […]
Can chickens fly? – Why do roosters crow?
In this video I answer Can chickens fly? and Why do roosters crow? Get my new chicken book here.
When can chickens go outside?
Once your baby chicks get fully feathered and are the size of a grapefruit it’s time for them to move outside. You’ll see how to get the coop ready for your baby chickens and all the supplies you’ll need so they’re happy and safe outside. Get my new chicken book here.
2 Weird Things All Chickens Do
Every chicken does these 2 weird things. One is a “dust bath”. The other is “molting”. Learn all about them in this video. Get my chicken book here.
What do chickens eat?
What do chickens eat? That is a very common question from new owners and some long time owners as well. The reason is because everyone wants beautiful healthy chickens that lay a lot of eggs. Most chickens lay pretty steady for the first year, even if you don’t know what your doing. It’s after that […]
The Best Quiet Chicken Breeds
Chickens are so much fun and fresh eggs are delicious and healthy. A lot more people would love to give raising a couple hens a try but fear they are noisy and that neighbors will start complaining, and the joy will soon turn into misery. If you don’t have a big yard and your neighbors […]
What to feed your chickens so they don’t eat feathers.
If your chickens are eating feathers it means they’re missing a key part of their diet. In this video I explain why your chickens are eating feathers and what you can do about it. Get plans to build my small coop here.
The Importance of Cleaning Your Chicken Coop for Your Backyard Chickens
A dirty chicken coop can quickly see your feathered friends getting sick and catching a whole range of nasty diseases which could threaten the health of your backyard chickens. As a result, regularly cleaning your chicken coop is recommended for anyone who is looking to raise healthy backyard chickens. Here I provide you with some […]
Backyard Chickens: When to put baby chicks in coop?
I explain when to put baby chicks in the coop. I never just toss baby chicks in with full grown hens. In this homesteading video I explain the proper steps to take for moving baby chicks to the coop once they out grow their baby box. Get the pvc chicken coop plans here. Get my […]