Foods Toxic to Chickens

2022-06-25T01:39:18-07:00

What NOT to Feed Your Bird Many backyard chicken owners will give their feathery friends a multitude of treats or table scraps without hesitation. Although some foods that we eat are also edible for chickens, it is important that you don’t mistakenly feed them any foods that are toxic to them but safe for humans. When considering if a food item is safe for chickens, you must consider the food item itself and the factors that may contribute to the toxicity of the food. Below is a list of toxins dangerous for all bird species, not just poultry.   Types

Foods Toxic to Chickens2022-06-25T01:39:18-07:00

To Wash or Not to Wash your Eggs? That is the Question

2022-01-28T19:50:27-08:00

The discussion among backyard poultry owners about whether or not to wash the eggs you get from your hens can be a close second to politics or religion when it comes to conversations that don’t end well… Seriously, for some reason this is just one of those topics people get really adamant about.   So Should I Wash My Eggs? Big picture, no matter what people say online, don’t wash or dunk your backyard eggs. The reason is that eggs are porous. In fact, an average egg has between 6,000 and 10,000 pores that form an imperfect outer layer that

To Wash or Not to Wash your Eggs? That is the Question2022-01-28T19:50:27-08:00
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