Tips and Tricks

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. ...

Get Ready for Organic Coop Confetti

2018-06-12T07:49:38+00:00Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Organic, Tips and Tricks|5 Comments

Because of our shared vision for healthier food and well cared for animals, we have partnered with Lisa Steele, the chicken expert behind Fresh Eggs Daily, to bring you (and your hens!) Organic Coop Confetti: Aromatic Nesting Herbs for Hens. The organic flowers have been used by Lisa for years, and we're thrilled to soon ...

Optimizing Scratch and Peck Feeds for Your Animals

2018-04-24T07:10:13+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed, Tips and Tricks|4 Comments

We provide guidelines to help you optimize our feeds, treats, and supplements for your animals. Many factors can affect using animal feeds, including breed, age, and quantity of animals. Even climate (think heat and humidity in Georgia vs. cold and snow in Alaska) and finicky animals (just like humans!) can impact feed usage. But in ...

Foothills Farms: Feed Fermenting Fiends!

2018-03-13T09:43:00+00:00Chicken care, Farms and Suppliers, Organic, Tips and Tricks|9 Comments

Our fermentation and pastured poultry systems have become such a valuable asset to Foothills Farm. We have experienced gains in overall animal health, soil fertility, vegetable quality, and profitability, just to name a few.Pastured feed fermentation can be a key pillar for the farmer or rancher that is interested in implementing or improving regenerative methods ...

Chicken Doo-Doo Driving You Cuckoo? Try DooKashi.

2017-08-10T17:11:56+00:00Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Non-GMO Project Verified, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

We love DooKashi. Never did we think that we would be so enamored by a company whose focus is eliminating animal poo odors, but what can we say, they’re doing it right! It’s why we’re so excited to now offer their DooKashi Poultry Brooder & Coop Deodorizer through our website. This awesome deodorizer will rid ...

Spoil Your Birds – Not Your Feed!

2018-07-16T12:13:38+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

Hungry chickens and ducks have no trouble raging through a bag of feed. When birds are growing, molting, or simply loving the good life, it may seem you are constantly at the feed store to stock up on feed and treats. The up side of having good eaters is that you don’t have to store ...