Stopping an Egg Eating Chicken
Describes how an egg eating chicken can happen in your flock, how to break them of the habit, and practices to prevent an egg eating chicken.
Heat in the Chicken Coop?
Should I add heat in the chicken coop? This is one of the most common question asked about raising chickens. Learn why heating the coop isn't safe.
Should you get ducks? Duck pros & cons
Ducks are super cute, but are they the right choice for you? Check out "Should You Get Ducks" to learn the duck pros & cons
Understanding Backyard Duck's Behavior
Understanding Backyard Duck Behavior - The Cape Coop
Cute, Fluffy & Yellow: How to Jump Start Baby Chicks
I picked up 50 Cornish Cross chicks from the post office. They are just a day old and I want to make sure I jump start baby chicks so they are healthy......
Foamy Eyes in Ducks
Ducks are pretty hardy birds, but Foamy Eye can be a fairly common issue. One of the most important things you can do to keep your ducks healthy is to
Chickens Don't Take Water Baths - They Take Dust Baths
Describes how chickens keep themselves clean and free of parasites, and the importance of making sure they have places to dust bath.
fall decorations make healthy chicken treats
As cooler fall weather arrives and we start decorating, it's fun to realize that many natural fall decorations make healthy chicken treats.
Poultry on a Budget: How to Save Money Raising Chickens
Backyard chickens can be expensive. But with a little hard work and innovation, there are ways to cut costs and save money raising chickens.
Integrating Pullets into the Chicken Flock
Here's how to go about integrating the chicks (now pullets) that hatched in the springtime into the main chicken flock without pecking order "fights".
Why Do Chickens Dust Bathe? - The Cape Coop
It's enough to stop the heart of any new chicken owner. Your chicken is rolling on the ground, twitching and kicking. Is she having a seizure? Is she
The Best Cold Hardy Chicken Breeds
If you live in a cold climate and are considering raising chickens, you're going to need cold hardy chicken breeds to ensure the success of your flock.
How Long Chickens Lay Eggs
How long chickens lay eggs describes the key variables in how long chickens lay eggs and what breeds you might want to consider depending on how long you want your chickens to lay eggs.
A Day in the Life of a Backyard Farmer
Do you ever wonder what it's like to have a small farm? Take a peek into the life of a backyard farmer with our daily chores!
Can Chickens Eat Strawberries?
We want our chickens to be happy and healthy. In addition to their feed, you may want to give them a snack. Can chickens eat strawberries? Find out here!
How Long Do Chickens Lay Eggs?
How long do chickens lay eggs? It is important to know how many eggs a chicken lays so that you know what to expect from your backyard flock.