Discover Your Perfect Backyard Chicken Flock With 5 Of The Best Egg Layers [Podcast]
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Discover Your Perfect Backyard Chicken Flock With 5 Of The Best Egg Layers [Podcast]

Although it’s winter, now is the time to start thinking about what breeds you want to add to your backyard chicken flock. While all chickens will lay eggs, some are better layers than others. In this episode, we talk about 5 breeds you can add to your flock for consistent egg production. They also make…

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 well 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 as natural…

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 about how…

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

When your chicken has a vent prolapse, it can be startling and distressing – for you and the hen. In this article, I invited Carrissa from Feather And Scale Farm to tell us about her experience treating vent prolapse. Here’s Carrissa’s first-hand experience with vent prolapse with her hen Oreo, and how she handled it: We…