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Do your chickens need grit? What is grit anyway? What happens if they don’t get enough grit? All these questions and more are answered in this quick read.  What is chicken grit? Chicken grit or poultry grit is simply a grinding agent made up of little rocks, stones, and sand that are given to chickens …

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Is the Lavender Orpington chicken breed right for you and your family? This quick read will help you decide. The Lavender Orpington is easily one of the most delightful birds you can add to your backyard flock. Lavender Orpington chickens are a beautiful breed that have grown in popularity in the past couple of years. Find …

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We know chickens are omnivores and enjoy a wide range of food, but can chickens eat radish? Should you add radish to your chicken garden? These questions are more are answered in this quick read. Do you have a pile of extra radishes or radish greens and wondering, can I feed these to my flock? …

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Are you looking to start or expand your backyard flock? Here are the 12 absolute best choices for friendly chicken breeds that lay A LOT of eggs. Most of us start raising chickens for their eggs. Raising your own hens is one of the only ways to ensure access to fresh delicious eggs pretty close …

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