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How to Build the Perfect Chicken Coop for Your Japanese Bantams

It isn't difficult to care for Japanese Bantams. As with all poultry, they must be kept clean. Because of their very short legs, Japanese Bantams are prone to getting wet and dirty. Their underside will become soiled if their bedding isn't kept clean. If you change their bedding regularly ...More...

Chicken Keeping Basics - Backyard Chicken Keeping

Chickens...I believe that EVERYONE who has even a postage-stamp-size yard can easily raise chickens. They make wonderful additions to your family, add fertilizer to your garden, eat bugs, weeds and seeds, AND they give you healthy eggs just about every day.These are our pets however so they live the...More...

Hatching Eggs

There is only two ways you can hatch chicken eggs and that is the natural way, under a broody hen and the artificial way, in an incubator. The natural way is hard to maintain mainly because you will have to have a broody hen who is laying the eggs you want to hatch and of course broody hens can be t...More...

Chicken Breeds Varieties - What Breeds of Chickens Should You Raise?

Contrary to popular belief there are a variety of breeds to choose from when you decide to raise your own chickens. Though a hen may seem healthy their egg laying capacity may be low while other hens can produce eggs daily. Before deciding which you should raise you should ask yourself a few determi...More...

Tips on How to Check Your Rabbit's Health

Rabbits are one of the well-loved and preferred pets of both adults and children because they are adorable and cute. However, it is not that easy to care and to keep rabbits at home because apart from providing them quality shelter, you need to ensure they are healthy always....More...

How to Care For and Raise Your Own Baby Chickens

You have no doubt seen the cute little fuzzy baby chickens sold at Easter.They are so cute and almost irresistible.You hold them in your hand and they make chirping noises.How can you resist? If you have the space and decide to take the plunge then you need to be prepared for your new little pets....More...

How to Build a Chicken Coop Effectively at Home

In the early lifestyle of very first people, the animals both flying and walking lived together with the owner under one roof. This has drastically changed in that almost every domestic animal has a place to call home....More...

The Truth About Pigs

Pigs are portrayed as dirty, lazy, dumb animals that will eat anything. Cartoons and media have had a field day as painting them in this light but... the truth is totally different from the myth....More...

Who Says it Takes Too Much Energy to Make a Hamburger?

Have you ever read the reports, articles, or studies on how much it takes to make 100 pounds of hamburger? The research on this is quite interesting because it starts out with the amount of water it takes to grow the feed for the cattle, and how much water the cow drinks during its lifetime. Then it...More...

Hen Ark Plans - Permanent or Portable?

Because new chicken ranchers are looking for answers on what to do to get the most out of their new love of raising chickens, I want to help answer the question - Do I need hen ark plans that will give me a permanent or a portable hen ark? Portable - The hen ark plans that show you how to build a sm...More...

Raising Chickens - Dealing With the Legal Issues

In this article, I would like to talk about the very first thing you need to understand for raising chickens in your house. When it comes to raising chickens, the first thing you have to come across is whether you should actually keep chickens. Chickens can be very colorful, moving lawn ornaments. T...More...

How to Identify Chicken Diseases

Being able to identify most common chicken diseases, is a bonus for all chicken keepers, as prevention is always better than cure. This article covers the most common diseases and helps you to identify them....More...

Keeping Chickens - 6 Points You Need to Consider

Before keeping chickens, you must give special attention to chicken legality, hen housing, cleaning, death, parenthood and cost when raising chickens. Having pet chickens is a challenging but rewarding hobby....More...

Keeping Chickens For Beginners

You will be surprised that keeping chickens for beginners can be as easy as ABC. You just have to be aware of some important points which will help you to slowly get the hang of it. As you go through the whole process, remember that every step is a crucial one. This will help you to get a better und...More...

Build a Chicken Coop For Laying Hens

Our adventure with keeping chickens began when I joked with my house mates that it might be fun to do so. To my surprise they were keen on the idea and things went from there....More...