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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How Much Space Do Chickens Need?

How Much Space Do Chickens Need?

Many people hesitate to get chickens, because they think they don't have room for them. Well, if you have room for a parrot in your home, you have room for a chicken.
How Much Protein Do Chickens Need?

How Much Protein Do Chickens Need?

I've had several people ask me lately how much protein chickens need in their feed? There seems to be quite a difference of opinion.
Russian Orloff

Russian Orloff

Today the Russian Orloff is still rare in the United States and Canada, but it is rapidly becoming more popular because of its quiet nature and winter egg laying habits.
Eggs Are Good For Your Vision

Eggs Are Good For Your Vision

The rich yellow/orange color of egg yokes can help protect your eyes from macular degeneration, a leading cause of blindness in people over 65.
Welsummer

Welsummer

The Welsummer breed of chickens originated in the little Dutch village of Welsum, Holland somewhere around the turn of the century.
Best Breeds of Chickens

Best Breeds of Chickens

The first thing a person should think about, when trying to decide if chicken keeping is right for them, is what breed of chicken to get. This is the easy part, because there are basically only four main categories chickens fall into when it comes to breeds.
Deviled Eggs

Deviled Eggs

Is the recipe for hard boiled eggs necessary first? Yep! If you've ever had an egg that was so tough you could bounce it off the wall,, or an egg with a green lined yolk, or an egg that you couldn't peel, you need these directions.
Coronation Sussex

Coronation Sussex

We just got our first Coronation Sussex from Kat LeDue in Taneytown, MD. We drove up to get him and she gave us the "Tour" of her lovely chicken and goat farmette.
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What Can You Do With Egg Shells?