With plenty of buzz about how much healthier and more humane "free-range" poultry can be, it may seem better to forget about a chicken coop for your flock.
Chicks and chickens need stimulation and entertainment to stay healthy, and a healthy, happy chicken is one that will behave better, lay more eggs, and be a more pleasant barnyard or backyard companion.
Many people are opting to raise their own chicks these days. It’s a rewarding experience that can leave you with the freshest eggs on the block. If you’re new to the baby chicks game, then this article is for you. Raising chicks doesn’t have to be hard.
Mites and lice can be troublesome parasites in any chicken flock, causing a range of problems and decreasing the flock's productivity.