Living the Country Life

Pecking Content

Keep an eye on the pecking order
Chickens have a particular pecking order and when you add new birds to the flock, everyone will be in a tizzy. But first, you have to quarantine the newcomers for two-weeks to a month to make sure...
If you have a bird outstepping her bounds in the pecking order, you’ll have to step in
Chickens are social animals that enjoy the company of a flock. However, they do form social status relationships and establish a pecking order. It becomes an issue when one hen asserts too much...
Keeping chickens can be a wonderful hobby for any acreage owner, but like with any animal, things can go wrong. Here are some common problems, along with explanations and solutions.