The Eggcellent Guide to Raising Chickens With Kids

2020-09-22T09:13:12-07:00

Many people think of dogs as the ideal best friend. However, we would suggest that chickens also make great friends and wonderful additions to your family, especially if you have children. Whether you are already raising chickens with your children or considering getting them for the first time, it is important to remember that keeping them requires a lot of care and attention. Having chickens can be an exciting adventure and we have great tips to help, no matter where you are in your chicken-raising journey.  Pick child-friendly breeds Just as every child has a distinct personality, certain breeds of

The Eggcellent Guide to Raising Chickens With Kids2020-09-22T09:13:12-07:00

Poultry Diseases in SoCal

2020-09-11T18:19:17-07:00

Think your chicken is depressed?  Has Tom Turkey stopped strutting? Birds often show signs of illness in subtle ways and it may be hard to detect. The first step to knowing if your chicken, turkey, duck, goose, or other feathered friend is sick is to know what is normal for your flock. We recommend that you start by watching your birds for a short time every day. Observation is a great tool for both veteran poultry farmers and new owners. Be sure to keep a record of your observations so that you don’t have to guess if something has changed.

Poultry Diseases in SoCal2020-09-11T18:19:17-07:00

About Poultry’s Past

2020-09-08T11:29:04-07:00

Have you heard the one about when the chicken crossed the road… to domestication? Which came first, the chicken or the egg? It’s a question many poultry fans have, but many don’t know how chickens got their start. Bird owners might not be aware of the fascinating history of our modern-day chicken, so read below for a scratch on the surface of the long and interesting history of poultry. According to Joseph Barber, author of “The Chicken: A Natural History,” the domesticated chickens we see in our backyards today are descended from dinosaurs! They are closely related to the T-Rex

About Poultry’s Past2020-09-08T11:29:04-07:00
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