How Big Should a Chicken Run Be?

Small size chicken coop.

There are many things that poultry farmers should know when building a shelter for their chickens. The number of chickens can be one of the factors, but it does not always apply. The size of the chicken coop and chicken run do not fit your flock. It is because some chicken breeds are heavier, and … Read more

How Often To Clean Chicken Coop

Aside from providing fresh water and food to your chickens, cleanliness is crucial to maintaining healthy and productive fowl. Failure to maintain a clean chicken coop can put their health at risk of getting an infection.  For all you know, your chicken dies after another due to bacterial infection caused by dirty bedding and coop … Read more

How High Should a Chicken Fence Be?

Fencing your chicken farm is the best solution to keep your fowl safe. Fencing comes in many styles, forms, and sizes, but have you ever thought about the standard height that your poultry fence needs? The type of fence depends on which part of the world you live in and what potential predators lurk in … Read more

How To Stop Rooster From Pecking Out Hens Feathers

It seems customary for chickens to pull out the feathers of their family members. There are many reasons chickens pluck out the feathers, but it could be unhealthy for hens if roosters keep harassing them. When feather plucking becomes a vicious cycle, the owner should stop this destructive behavior because it could lead to chicken … Read more

Why Is My Chicken Losing Her Feathers?

It is a horrible sight to see your flock losing their plumage. You have done all your best to keep your flock healthy, but there seems to be a problem when the chickens shed feathers. The problem may seem simple at its onset.  However, you got rattled after seeing the drops of blood oozing from … Read more

Do Geese Eat Fish?

Geese belong to the same family as swans and ducks do. Geese have become domesticated birds, and some people raised them as food sources. These waterfowl birds have stocky, plump, and large bodies than ducks. That led people to believe that they were capable of eating fish- large fish, to be exact. But do they … Read more

Raising A Duck As A Pet

Ducks are fun to be with because they are talkative and cute. But not all ducks are born equal. Some are unfit as pets as they are less manageable. The Bantam breeds are suitable as pets, but not the other types.  If you get tired of fur babies as pets and you plan to bring … Read more

Are Goose Eggs Good To Eat?

Goose eggs are not as famous as chicken and quail eggs as a breakfast food or cooking ingredient. Perhaps the reason is that only a few farmers raise geese for consumption and livelihood.  Some people who have tasted goose eggs do not like the robust flavor compared to duck and hen eggs. Others may find … Read more