Chicken care

Ho-Ho-Holiday Gift Guide and Giveaway 2018!

2018-12-03T15:20:05+00:00Chicken care, Merchandise, Supplements|15 Comments

Tis the season of festivities, copious amounts of food, and gifts given and received. To help with your gift giving (and perhaps receiving), we present our annual Holiday Gift Giving Guide and Giveaway! For the young chicken lovers there's Let’s Hatch Chicks! by Fresh Eggs Daily superstar, Lisa Steele. Let’s Hatch Chicks! tells the story of ...

Molting: A Feather Facelift for Your Chickens

2018-10-22T14:24:30+00:00Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Supplements, Tips and Tricks|3 Comments

Have you had that moment when you walk out to your coop one morning and feathers are strewn about? Your heart begins racing, you start looking for the devastation of an attack, but you realize that all your hens are fine and dandy, though one of them looks a little, um, less plump with plumage. ...

Bedding Options for Chicken Coops

2018-10-08T09:33:43+00:00Chicken care, Tips and Tricks|13 Comments

Early to bed, early to rise, makes a chicken healthy, stealthy, and sly … unless she has poor bedding. With less than adequate bedding, chickens may have less than adequate happiness. A good bedding helps keep your chickens safer and healthier and makes your life simpler. Fortunately, there are easy-to-find options available that will help ...

A Peck of Prevention for Salmonella

2018-08-14T08:01:53+00:00Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Chickens are lovable. They’re therapeutic. They’re hilarious. Plus they provide us with delicious eggs (fr-hens with benefits!) But as wonderful as chickens are, they risk carrying salmonella, and therefore we must take precautions when handling our hens and their coops. Salmonella is one of the most common causes of food poisoning in the United States. ...

Why We Leave Oyster Shell Out of Our Feeds

2018-07-26T11:30:38+00:00Chicken care, Supplements|0 Comments

When a hen is laying, she needs a higher level of calcium in order for her body to produce eggs with strong shells. However, providing a higher quantity of calcium equally among the flock during laying season may lead to problems if all your chickens aren’t laying. That is why we believe it is better ...

Feeding a Mixed Flock

2018-07-05T08:09:02+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed|1 Comment

Your flock — all lovely ladies of laying age. But then chicken math gets the best of you and you find yourself with chicks, which grow into pullets, and wait, did one of those pullets just crow? Now you’ve found yourself with chickens of different ages, plus a rooster, and a flock with differing nutritional ...