Chickens are like people

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="263"] Would you keep either of these girls in a cage? We rest our case. Picture: Adam Elwood Source: News Corp Australia[/caption]This article is from news.com.au. "Chickens. They’re human. Well, almost. At the very least they deserve to be treated humanely." It is based on a recent article by Carolynn “K-lynn”…

Producing High Quality Chicken Eggs

[caption id="attachment_378" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Chicken eggs"][/caption] A major focal point of people who rear chickens has constantly been the quality of eggs produced. Much research has gone in to this particular area and the industry is continuously discovering new ways and means by which egg quality can be improved. Despite…

Feeding Chickens

[caption id="attachment_158" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Feeding chickens is easy"][/caption] A main concern many newbie chicken owners have is about what to feed their chickens. Issues concerning the quantity, feeding times, the heating of feeds and even nourishment of mixtures often cause them major worries. In truth, chickens are really easy to…

Bumble Foot in Chickens

[caption id="attachment_493" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Bumble foot"][/caption] A common disease among chicken is the evil Bumble Foot. Bumble Foot basically causes swollen and painful chicken feet due to inflammation and hardening of tissues in the area. Whether it has happened to your chickens yet or not, it is advisable to pick…
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