For an adult hen who is laying eggs, calcium is pulled from the hen’s body to create the egg An egg contains 94-97% calcium carbonate That’s a lot of calcium to pull from a hen who isn’t getting extra calcium supplemented to her! This can cause problems for our little feathered friends The great news is that if you leave oyster shells out all the
Most backyard chicken keepers keep just enough chickens to supply eggs for their families However, there are a good number of us who fell victim to chicken math and have a much larger flock than we first planned With 40 chickens, I have more than enough eggs to feed our family and then some! So, what do we do with our extra eggs? We sometimes gift them and sometimes sell them It’s an easy way to make a couple extra bucks and is a fun little business
While I hope that you haven’t had to deal with too many traumatic issues in your coop, chicken injuries and illness are bound to happen no matter how great of a chicken keeper you are So, I’d rather be proactive than reactive when something goes wrong in the coop
Since using Strong Animal Chicken Essential products, I have not lost one chicken They have been happy, healthy hens and continue to thrive in the coop
The summer is coming to a close and we’re getting geared back up for schedules, school, football and all things pumpkin spice around here However, summer is still holding on and in my mind isn’t over until after Labor Day! If you’ve been invited to a picnic and need a quick idea for a dish to passlook no further than your garden! I make this salad weekly here because
When I started back up with raising my current flock (I took a couple years off), I was pretty set on only having 6 chickens Now, fast forward almost 3 years and my flock is up to 40! Hahaha! If you know what chicken math is, that’s why!
I am part of a number of backyard chicken groups on social media and it seems there are always people selling or giving away chickens or looking to
Silkies! Just the name in itself makes them fun little birds to add to your flock I currently have 3 little Silkie Bantams in our coop and they bring a lot of excitement to our backyard If you’ve been looking to add this breed to your flock, but have some questions about whether it would be a right fit, I highly recommend the Happy Chicken Coops Ultimate
I love going to restaurants and being so excited to see any dish that includes hollandaise! I remember thinking that it has to be such an art to mix up a beautiful, velvety sauce like that While I’d love for you to all think I’m an excellent and highly skilled chef (ahemI’m not), I’m convinced anyone can whip up this creamy goodness!