Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chicken Coop Mice-Free This Winter! [Podcast]

Keeping mice and rats out of your chicken coop is no easy task, but it CAN be done. We do have the occasional mouse build a nest in our coop, and with all the grain we have on our farm, we’re ripe for an infestation. Preventing mice is definitely better than trying to exterminate, so…

The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]
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The Big Chill: How To Keep Your Hens Hydrated Over Winter [Podcast]

Winter is well on its way…which means keeping your hens flush with water will get a little bit harder.   You can always use an electric water heater….but I know most of you don’t have electricity out to your coop.   In this podcast, we cover how to provide water when the mercury dips, as…

Worming Your Backyard Chickens: Facts & Fiction [Podcast]
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Worming Your Backyard Chickens: Facts & Fiction [Podcast]

Let’s face it. If you have chickens, you probably have worms as well.   When it comes to livestock, worms and a worming program are just a natural part of life.   There’s a lot of information out there, so in this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk about the different traditional options, as well…

Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]
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Keep Your Chickens Safe On Halloween! [Podcast]

Halloween is a great time for humans, but it can be downright scary for backyard chickens.   Kids, dogs, and candy can wreak havoc on your carefully-raised and tended hens, and possibly lead to a reduction in egg production. In some cases, you might lose your entire flock.   In this episode of What The Cluck?! we talk…

The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]
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The Deal With Dust Bathing + Recipes! [Podcast]

Dust bathing is natural and even healthy for your flock. Your chickens NEED to dust bathe – it’s good for ’em physically AND mentally. BUT….all dust baths aren’t created equal. In this week’s podcast, I dish all about why chickens dust bathe, how to create a better dust bath, and how to keep them rolling…

Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]
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Molting Mania: Dealing With Feather Loss & Winter Care [Podcast]

Ahhh….molting. It’s a crazy annual event that can definitely freak you out if you’re new to backyard chickens.   While molting is a totally natural process, if you’ve never experienced it, you might wonder how best to support your flock while they regrow their feathers. In this podcast, you’ll learn: Why you should never handle…