Tag: chickens

Oct 12

Beginners Guide For Keeping Chickens

Have you ever considered raising your own backyard chickens? Today is #NationalFarmersDay, and in celebration of farmers everywhere and anyone who has ever had a spark for farming, we have a guide for everything a beginner needs to get started keeping chickens. Chickens have been domesticated for most of human history, and remain a mainstay …

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Jan 04

The Urban Chicken Movement – Ten Tips to Bring Chickens Into the City

An urban chicken movement is afoot in this country. More and more people are discovering the benefits of keeping a small flock in their residential backyard – including fresh, healthy eggs, fertilizer for their garden and just plain fun. Thinking of joining them? Here are ten tips to help you bring chickens into your urban …

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Sep 05

The Realities of Raising Chickens

A lot of my friends have been interested in raising their own chickens in their suburban areas so I thought I would write a post on the realities of this age-old venture. Many of you know that my dad is a farmer and has many hobbies including raising chickens. I thought it would be great …

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Oct 05

How to Keep a Chicken Happy

Why worry about keeping your chickens happy? Well, for one, they tend to fight less with each other when they’re content. They also tend to lay eggs more regularly. So happy chickens means happy chicken owners! If you’re new to raising chickens, you’ll be relieved to know it doesn’t take much to keep your chickens …

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Oct 05

Ten Benefits of Raising Chickens in the City

City dwelling chickens are all the rage! As more and more cities are adopting chicken-friendly zoning laws, more and more city folks are opting to raise chickens of their own. There are plenty of reasons to consider raising chickens in urban locations. Here are some of them: Chickens are low-maintenance pets. You don’t have to …

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