Everything You Need to Know About Raising Backyard Chickens

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Not sure where to begin? Browse by category to get a high level view about what it takes to raise backyard chickens.

Everything you need to know about different chicken breeds.

Chicken coops, tractors, and everything else you should know about housing a flock.

Learn how to feed you chickens a healthy, nutritious diet.

Learn how to select, hatch, and care for chicks from Day1.

Everything you need to know about keeping your flock happy and healthy. 

All of you common chicken-related questions, answered!

Recent Posts

Check of some of our recently published articles.

Buff orpington chicken
Types of Chickens

Buff Orpington Chicken Breed Guide

This is a complete guide to the Buff Orpington chicken. We discuss the history, temperament, and care needs of this fun bird.

plymouth rock chicken
Types of Chickens

Plymouth Rock Chicken Breed Guide

This is a complete breed guide of the Plymouth Rock chicken. We discuss the appearance, history, benefits, and drawbacks of this unique bird.

a hen laying eggs in its nest
Common Questions

How to Get Your Chickens to Lay Eggs

The biggest benefit of owning chickens is the endless egg supply. This guide teaches you how to encourage your chickens to lay more eggs.

Rhode Island Red Chicken
Types of Chickens

Rhode Island Red Chicken (Breed Guide)

The Rhode Island Red chicken is one of the most iconic breeds in the hobby. This guide covers everything you need to know about raising them.

baby chicken
Common Questions

17 Best Hatcheries to Buy Chickens Online

Buying chickens online is a convenient, low cost alternative to feed store and breeders. This guide cover 17 of our favorite online shops.

chicken dust bath
Diseases & Ailments

How to Identify & Treat Chicken Mites

If there is one thing that all chicken owners dread, it’s mites. This guide teaches you how to identify and treat chicken mites.

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