How To Keep Your Chickens Laying Through The Winter

How To Keep Your Chickens Laying Through The Winter

Today we’re going to talk about keeping your hens laying through winter. And since mine have started to drop off in production, this is a topic near and dear to my heart. There’s many reasons why a hen can drop off production in the winter, and we’re going to look at reasons why that happens,…

What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?
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What Color Eggs Will My Chickens Lay?

Chicken eggs come in a variety of colors, and since we are looking at the whole process of a chick’s life, we may as well look at that awkward transition between the alpha state and the omega state, too. One of the biggest questions people have is “What color eggs will my chicken lay?” This…

How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs? Ultimate Guide To Laying
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How Often Do Chickens Lay Eggs? Ultimate Guide To Laying

Eggs are one of the amazing benefits of having chickens in your care – along with companionship and having a coveted family pet and honorary member. But if you’re brand new to chickens, or if you’re trying to make sense of all the old wives tales out there, you might wonder “how often do chickens…

Cochin Chickens: Eggs, Colors, Personalities & More!
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Cochin Chickens: Eggs, Colors, Personalities & More!

Be ready to fall in love with a big fluffy, friendly mass feathers when you start raising Cochin chickens! Whether you raise the full size version or a bantam cochin chicken, you’re sure to have a new best friend!   We own several cochins, including 2 bantams, and they’re the friendliest, cuddliest chickens in our…

Why Eggs Are Nature’s Perfect Protein Source
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Why Eggs Are Nature’s Perfect Protein Source

Did you know the perfect protein source is hiding in your backyard?   No, it’s not your chickens….it’s their eggs.   Turns out, our grandparents who insisted on two eggs for breakfast were onto something.   If you’ve been feeling tired lately, put down the caffeine and toss out any commercial energy bars.   Instead,…