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You'll have egg layers without the expense of raising chicks through the summer.
When most people buy chickens, they get them as newly hatched chicks in the spring. The chicks need a warm, dry place to grow until they're old enough to start laying eggs, which can be 18-to-26-...
Meet some of the cattle, dogs, chickens, and other animals our readers adore. These photos were shared in our online gallery and on our Facebook page.
Flies are a nuisance around your chicken coop. Follow these tips to help keep flies away from your chickens.
These three coops have been popular on our site and Pinterest page. Learn more about the stories behind the coops!
Something is killing your chickens, but what?
Anyone who raises chickens has to protect them from predators. But sometimes the unfortunate happens and you're left wondering what got them. Jesse Lyons is an extension poultry specialist at the...
At the Purina Animal Nutrition Center, animal experts feed more than 3,000 animals on a 1,200-acre working farm every day. Here are some helpful tips they’ve learned over the last 85 years.
This unusual bird adds variety to your flock
Turkens don't have feathers on their necks. Often referred to as Naked Neck Chickens or Transylvanian Naked Necks, some people think Turkens are a cross between a turkey and a chicken, but that...
Here are some great ideas for getting your hens to lay eggs in their nest boxes, where you can easily collect the eggs.
Great breeds for FFA and 4-H projects, as well as serious show competitions
The highlight of the Super Bowl for many people in rural America, based on my Facebook and Twitter feeds, was not who won the game, but the two-minute commercial by Ram Trucks "God Made a Farmer...