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Sheri Hayden

How To Predator Proof The Chicken Coop And Run

If you own chickens you’ve probably noticed that everything likes to eat them. Predators see chickens as an easy meal and it is our job as their keepers to protect them from wild animals and neighboring dogs. Sometimes even your own dogs may think that your chickens are a fun play toy. Learning how to …

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10 Best Brown Egg Laying Chicken Breeds

As you may or may not know, chickens can lay a variety of egg colors. From white to chocolate and everything in between. Today we are going to discuss brown egg laying chicken breeds.  You might be surprised to find that even with brown eggs there is a whole color spectrum in itself. Let’s begin… …

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The Basics of Raising Baby Chicks – From Brooder To Coop

You’ve decided to get chickens and have brought home your day-old chicks: now what? Let’s look at the basics of raising baby chicks from brooder to coop and everything in between.  Raising Baby Chicks – What Every New Owner Should Know Initial set up and housing All baby chicks require the same 4 elements: housing, …

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9 Chicken Coop Must Haves – The Basics And More

You’ve bought your chickens and you’ve got your coop. But do you have all the accessories necessary to make the coop the best place for your birds? Here are some chicken coop must haves that every chicken owner should be aware of.  Chicken Coop Must Haves For A Healthy And Happy Flock Accessories for the …

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The Cost Of Raising Chickens – What To Expect When Raising Your Flock

So you made the decision to raise some backyard chickens. The cost of raising chickens can be daunting for some, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s what to expect money-wise when raising a small backyard flock. The cost of raising chickens Initial set up If you plan to start out by raising chicks you’ll need …

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So You Want To Raise Chickens? What You Need To Know Before You Get Chickens

Are you thinking of getting some chickens this spring? That’s a great idea and a lot of fun, but before you get your first baby chick, let’s look at what you need to know before you get chickens so that you can enjoy the journey, and not be taken by surprise. What you need to …

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