1. You Might Be A Chicken Ju...

When we decided to get a few chickens for our acreage, we never dreamed that we would be overrun with poultry within 6 short months.

2. WV Fall Chickenstock R...

The fall WV Chickenstock is almost upon us. This is one of the last swaps of the year, so if you need some hens, a turkey, some Guineas or Peacocks, try to stop on by.

3. Hatching Chickens The Old...

I think I inherited my love of chickens from my grandmother. She raised hens and hatched baby chicks by the hundreds...

4. Why Do You Want To Get Ch...

The answer to this question will help you decide which type of chickens would suit your needs and which breed would be best for you.

5. Which Chicken Breed Is Be...

The physical traits used to distinguish chicken breeds are size, plumage color, comb type, skin color, number of toes, amount of feathering, earlobe color, egg color, and place of origin.
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You Might Be A Chicken Junkie If…

You Might Be A Chicken Junkie If…

When we decided to get a few chickens for our acreage, we never dreamed that we would be overrun with poultry within 6 short months.
How To Calibrate A Hygrometer For Your Incubator.

How To Calibrate A Hygrometer For Your I...

Are you wondering if the humidity level in your incubator is spot on. Humidity is second only to temperature when hatching eggs. Read on to learn how to calibrate your hygrometer correctly with the Salt Test Method.
Why Did Eggs Pip, But No Chicks Hatched?

Why Did Eggs Pip, But No Chicks Hatched?

Often eggs in your incubator will be pipped or cracked, but the chicks just don't hatch. There are many factors that contribute to this.
WV Fall Chickenstock – Sept. 8th At Martinsburg TSC.

WV Fall Chickenstock – Sept. 8th A...

The fall WV Chickenstock is almost upon us. This is one of the last swaps of the year, so if you need some hens, a turkey, some Guineas or Peacocks, try to stop on by.
Hatching Chickens The Old Fashioned Way

Hatching Chickens The Old Fashioned Way

I think I inherited my love of chickens from my grandmother. She raised hens and hatched baby chicks by the hundreds...
Baby Chicks With Pasty Butts

Baby Chicks With Pasty Butts

When raising baby chicks, you'll find that they will occasionally get what's called "Pasty Butt." It can be caused by the stress of shipping or just hatching in an incubator.
Baby Chicks Hatched In HovaBator Incubator

Baby Chicks Hatched In HovaBator Incubat...

For our first hatch in a HovaBator 1620, we put in a barnyard mix of eggs, from our free-range flock, that consisted of Russian Orloff Bantam, Serama, RIR, BO, Silkie cross, Crested Polish cross, Splash Wyandotte, and some mystery eggs.
Egg Salad Sandwich

Egg Salad Sandwich

Egg Salad is one of my favorite sandwiches. Since we have lots of fresh eggs daily, that's a good thing. Here's my recipe.
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