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14th November 2020

How Long From Chick to First Egg? You know the saying, “Good things come to those who wait”. When starting with day old chicks one must have a bit of patience as it will be a while before you collect that first farm fresh egg from your coop.  But let…

4th September 2020

Australorp Chickens Everything You Need To Know Australorp Chickens Everything You Need To Know The Australorp is a fairly recent arrival on the chicken scene, but in it’s relatively short history it has made a huge impression on chicken keepers and the poultry industry the world over. The…

4th September 2020

12 Chicken Breeds with the Best Laying Hens

12 Chicken Breeds with the Best Laying Hens Posted on December 4, 2019 by Gail Damerow • 1 Comment 12 Chicken Breeds with the Best Laying Hens All female chickens lay eggs, and all hens lay best in their first year of production. But some chicken breeds lay better than others. Hens that…

All Chicken Keepers Face These 3 Challenges Posted on August 6, 2020 by Gail Damerow • 0 Comments Chicken keepers vary in levels of experience, from novice to expert. But no matter how knowledgeable we might be, and how carefully we manage our flocks, all chicken keepers face the same three challenges. Predators…