5 High Protein Treats For Backyard Chickens

5 High Protein Treats For Backyard Chickens

Winter is here….and although most backyard chickens weather winter well, you might find yourself worrying about whether they’re getting enough protein. Your flock’s feathers are critical to their health during the winter. Feathers serve some important purposes, including protection from the wind AND keeping your backyard chickens warm. So, providing your hens a diet that’s…

Will we have new chicks??? Confessions from the Coop (TM)

Will we have new chicks??? Confessions from the Coop (TM)

It finally happened (backyard chicken style).   The baby bantams have started laying!   My buff cochin hens have started laying the tiniest, perfect brown eggs.   I KNOW they’re fertile (thanks to my silkie roosters!), so I’m going to start collecting to hatch them.   How cute will that be?   Out of all…

5 Backyard Chicken Friendly High Protein Treats For Fall

5 Backyard Chicken Friendly High Protein Treats For Fall

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…