The Perfect Dust Bath

Have you noticed your chickens laying around in a dusty spot, kicking dust all over themselves? Chickens love to roll around in the dirt and dust  It may sounds backwards to ‘bathe’ in dust, but chickens have good reason for rolling around in the dirt  When chickens cover themselves in dust, they are doing so in order to take care of their feathers and skin  Chickens can easily become infested with external parasites like mites, fleas, ticks and other insects

Most of these insects prefer to hop onto patches of clean skin that they can easily gnaw through to get

How Do Chickens See?

I remember spending time out in the coop one day Well, this is most days for me I love to sit and watch my girls scratch around and see who can find the best snacks They are silly little birds, and there’s never a dull moment It also gives me a good opportunity to check them all over to make sure they’re healthy and

How to Make a Chicken Dust Bath