What Do Chickens Eat?

What Do Chickens Eat?

A frequent question I get is what do chickens eat, and the answer is pretty much anything (my Araucana chicken will eat me out of house and home if she could!)   But, there’s definitely things you should feed them and things you SHOULDN’T feed them. So today let’s talk all about what your chickens…

Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Superfood For Backyard Chickens!

Black Soldier Fly Larvae: Superfood For Backyard Chickens!

Black soldier fly larvae are like candy for your backyard chickens are concerned. In other words, hens LOOOOOVVEEEE them. Many times, we’ve gone out to our coop to give the flock a surprise, and within mere moments, they’ve snatched all the black soldier fly larvae out of our hands! The nutritional content of these insects…

Raise Mealworms for Your Chickens To Save Money!

Raise Mealworms for Your Chickens To Save Money!

We’ve started to raising mealworms for our chickens because it’s such a great way to save some cash! For most people in the world, mealworms are pests because they love to get into flour, cereals, pet food, grains, mill feed, and other dried goods, thus ruining them. For backyard chicken owners like us, however, they’re kind…

5 Edibles You Can Feed Your Chickens For Great Tasting Eggs! [Podcast]
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5 Edibles You Can Feed Your Chickens For Great Tasting Eggs! [Podcast]

Getting eggs is one thing….but getting GREAT eggs is an entirely different matter.   In this episode, we look at 5 edibles you can feed your chickens for great tasting eggs!   You’ll discover: How to make sure your hens have an optimal diet What to feed for healthy yolks How to adjust the pH…

Raise Mealworms, Red Wrigglers, & Crickets (And Save Money) [Podcast]
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Raise Mealworms, Red Wrigglers, & Crickets (And Save Money) [Podcast]

You might not believe raising mealworms, red wrigglers, or crickets for your chickens will save you money, but if you aren’t farming at least one of these 3 insects, you’re missing out.   Although raising insects to feed your chickens isn’t the most thrilling idea to some people, it’s a very easy way to save some…