Are Chickens Good Pets?

Are Chickens Good Pets?

  Other Reading: What To Feed Chickens Treats For Backyard Chickens 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…

Can Chickens Lay Eggs Without A Rooster?

Can Chickens Lay Eggs Without A Rooster?

A very common question I get about backyard chickens is “Can chickens lay eggs without a rooster?”   Now, if you’ve asked yourself this question (or a similar question about chickens laying eggs), and you are still confused, or if you’ve asked someone else, and they’ve laughed at you mercilessly, don’t worry.   So, can…

How Long Do Chickens Live? Well…Here’s The Thing.

How Long Do Chickens Live? Well…Here’s The Thing.

A question I frequently get from readers is “How long do chickens live?”   So, “how long does a chicken live?” While on average chickens live about 8 years, the question of “how long do chickens live” depends on a lot of factors, including breed, quality of life, and environment.   There’s also the little fact that most…