Tags » Chickens

Favorite Breeds of Chickens

Honestly I don’t know if I can say that there’s any breeds I have negative views of. Every chicken breed just has its positive and negative attributes. 455 more words

Chicken Breeds

Chicken Tonic

At this time of year the chickens don’t look their best. They start loosing feathers and moulting. The weather is getting cold and it’s also darker a lot of the time. 131 more words


We Are Afflicted With The Pox

Chicken pox, that is.

Okay, not really. Actually avian pox. The kids are fine. No, it’s the chickens. The chickens have the pox. I really only noticed because I’d gone out to snap a few pictures of them for this old blog, cropped one, and noticed some suspicious spots on Max’s comb. 656 more words

Rule #19: Factory farming

A factory farm is a large-scale industrial operation that houses thousands of animals raised for food—such as chickens, turkeys, cows, and pigs—and treats them with hormones and antibiotics to prevent disease and maximize their growth and food output. 414 more words