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Pumpkin Seed, Cayenne, & Wormwood Deworming Treat For Backyard Chickens!

Pumpkin Seed, Cayenne, & Wormwood Deworming Treat For Backyard Chickens!

If your chickens have worms, it can seriously derail their egg laying.   Worms (aka freeloaders) rob your hens of vital nutrients while making it more difficult to pass manure, and generally just trash the insides of your chickens – so you gotta get rid of them (and it doesn’t hurt to be proactive).  …

How To Infuse Oil With Herbs For Traditional Home Remedies
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How To Infuse Oil With Herbs For Traditional Home Remedies

Wondering how to infuse oil with herbs? It’s really simple – and incredibly useful.   For millennia, humans have used herbs for all kinds of things – health, cooking, for religious purposes, keeping livestock healthy, and more. So, it’s nothing new to infuse oil with herbs for your own purposes.   And there’s a reason…

Bumblefoot in Chickens Is Easily Treatable

Bumblefoot in Chickens Is Easily Treatable

Bumblefoot is one of those backyard chicken diseases that’s pretty simple to understand and treat, although it definitely requires some first aid.   We’ve dealt with it a few times on our farm and it’s always been easily treatable. Funnily enough, I’ve noticed it always seem to start on the left foot first. I don’t…

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…