Preparing for Emergencies with Your Birds: Floods

2024-06-13T13:41:09-07:00

California, especially Southern California, can be prone to devastating floods. In fact, every single one of California’s fifty-eight counties has experienced at least one huge flood event, especially recently with heavier rain seasons. If and when your area may unexpectedly flood, it’s crucial that you follow the steps below beforehand to ensure that you and your birds remain safe.   Understanding and Confirming When a Flood Happens   First, it’s important to understand potential disasters associated with where you live and stay up to date on all relevant information if a flood were to occur! The California Governor’s Office of

Preparing for Emergencies with Your Birds: Floods2024-06-13T13:41:09-07:00

Chicken Wound Management

2024-01-23T17:13:43-08:00

Just like all of our pets, chickens get injured. If you’ve done some basic first aid on you, your kids, your dogs, cats, horses, llamas etc., you can do it also on your good old backyard chickens. While chickens are not dogs, cats or even children, in general there are more similarities than differences. However, know your limitations. If something is bleeding excessively or we’re dealing with broken bones, puncture wounds from dogs and cats or similar emergency type situations, call a veterinarian. To that point, be prepared and make sure you have found a veterinarian who treats poultry before

Chicken Wound Management2024-01-23T17:13:43-08:00

Wildfire Preparedness Tips for Chicken Owners

2023-07-19T13:40:24-07:00

It is once again wildfire season in California, and that means it is time to review preparedness plans both for ourselves and our feathered friends. To ensure the safety of your chickens amidst the increased risk of wildfires, it's essential to take proactive measures. This article provides practical tips for chicken owners to prepare for wildfires. Plan ahead: Have an evacuation plan. Identify a safe place for your chickens before disasters strike, considering that public shelters and hotels may not allow chickens. Develop a buddy system with neighbors, friends, or relatives who can care for or evacuate your chickens if

Wildfire Preparedness Tips for Chicken Owners2023-07-19T13:40:24-07:00
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