Main takeaways: Yes, chickens can eat grapes It’s best to cut the grapes up so they’re tiny or smash them Stay away from preserves, jams, jellies, or any grapes with added sugar Other reading: What do chickens eat? Can chicks eat strawberries?
Healthy hens and roosters don’t come in baskets from storks. It takes the right kind of chicken feed to turn them into active clucking fluffy butts in your coop. What is chicken feed called? There are several types of chicken feeds. Starter feed is a protein dense variety of chicken feed designed to meet […]
Main Takeaways: Yes, chickens can eat strawberries For chicks, make sure the strawberries are very ripe and soft. Make sure to squash the berries or chop them very finely This shouldn’t replace regular chick starter! It’s a treat only Stay away from jams, jellies, or anything with preservatives If you buy berries from the […]
As the days get shorter, and your backyard chickens begin to molt, you might want to supplement their diet with high protein treats. And luckily, there’s lots of options! Molting is a normal process in the fall – it’s when chickens start losing their feathers to regrow new ones. By the time […]
If your chickens have worms, it can seriously derail their egg laying. Worms (aka freeloaders) rob your hens of vital nutrients while making it more difficult to pass manure, and generally just trash the insides of your chickens – so you gotta get rid of them (and it doesn’t hurt to be proactive). […]
On our farm, we preserve a lot of food without canning – and often, it’s easier, faster, and better to leave the canning jars on the shelf. Particularly if you’re not familiar with pressure canning, or if you’re unsure about starting, you might be wondering how you can preserve meat, fruit, or dairy. […]