Have you ever considered keeping chickens?
Chickens are low-maintenance, entertaining animals that can provide you with fresh eggs. But before you run out and buy a flock of chickens, there are some things you need to know about keeping these feathered friends.
The average chicken will lay around 200 eggs per year. However, most chickens will lay between 1-5 eggs per day, with some breeds laying closer to 7 per week.
However, many factors can affect how many eggs a chicken lays in a day, such as a breed, age, health, housing, and season.
Read on to learn more about what affects a chicken's egg-laying abilities and how you can ensure your chickens are laying as many eggs as possible.
Predators can pose a serious threat to your chicken flock, but there are things you can do to protect them.
By following these tips, you can help keep your chickens safe from harm and ensure that they continue to provide you with eggs for years to come!
If you have other tips on how to best protect chickens from threats, please share below!
Egg yolks come in various colors, from pale yellow to deep orange.
And while the hue of an egg yolk might not seem like a big deal, some people swear that orange yolks are more nutritious than their paler counterparts.
So, what's the difference between these two types of egg yolks? And is one better for you than the other? Let's take a closer look.
One area where chicken keepers often have questions is with treats. What are the best treats for chickens? Is there anything I should avoid giving my chickens as a treat?
We'll explore some of the most popular chicken treats and discuss why they make such great snacks. So if you're looking for something new to give your feathered friends, keep reading!
What Do Chickens Eat?
One of the most important things to remember when feeding chickens is that they need a balanced diet to stay healthy.
Some of the best...