Recent Blog Posts

Winterizing Your Flock

Chickens need 14 to 16 hours of “daylight. ” One of the best ways to keep up egg production is to continue providing supplemental lighting to extend the “daylight” hours until the sun can take over full time. A single 60 to 100 watt bulb set on a timer will suffice.

Four Snacks Your Bird Will Love

Unlike some pets like cats and dogs, feeding birds certain types of food usually reserved for humans can actually be healthy for them. Here are just a few suggestions according to Alyson Burgess of About. com concerning some good things to feed your bird besides normal feed: Fruit Birds enjoy a variety of fruits – especially bananas. They hold a lot of vitamins and taste great to them.

Chicken Coop Makeover

Chicken coops used to be a simple homemade structures built out of chicken wire and some wood with a sturdy roof. Today, chicken coops have become so elaborate that the size and complexity of them can rival that of a modern human home.