16 Duck Breeds For Colorful Eggs!
Duck breeds

16 Duck Breeds For Colorful Eggs!

Sometimes, I lay awake at night and think about how great my flock would look with all kinds of different duck breeds.   (Well, maybe not really all night. I do like to sleep.)   Ducks are lovely creatures that make great pets – and they lay eggs! Lots of eggs (sometimes, more consistently than…

Best Hatcheries to Buy Leghorns
Chickens

Best Hatcheries to Buy Leghorns

Ah, Italy… one of the most romantic destinations in all the world, home to some of the finest wines, exceptional seafood, exquisite pasta, and… chickens? Believe it or not, of all the chicken breeds over the world, there are probably fewer chickens more iconic than this breed from Italy. I mean, when we think of…

Is Layer Feed Really Necessary?
Chicken Feed

Is Layer Feed Really Necessary?

Heard about this thing called “layer feed,” but not sure how it’ll help your chickens? Unsure if your chickens’ diet is the best? In this article, you’ll learn all about layer feed, and why it’s critical to raising a healthy flock! Living things need to eat. In fact, that might be one of the biggest…

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CLICK HERE TO SAVE THIS CHEATSHEET    Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard…