A question for new Chicken Owners,
What to feed Chickens?
So, What do you feed your chickens?
If you ask this question in a forum with lots of followers you will get lots of different answers. What I hope to do is shed some light on some of the most accepted and common foods! Many new chicken owners do not know what is good for or what is bad for their chickens! Nothing against new owners, we all have to learn the ins and outs somehow an sometime for whatever new endeavor we try. [click to continue…]
Learning about Chicken Supplies & Ownership
So you have been thinking of keeping chickens in your own backyard but don’t know where to start or what kind of chicken supplies you will need? Well this will no longer be a big issue to you anymore; after reading this article you will discover how easy it is to keep chickens and not only make it a hobby, but also enjoy fresh poultry products. However, one thing you need to know is that you must be prepared to take care of chickens just like any other animal. [click to continue…]
Considering Raising Laying Hens?
Do you enjoy eating eggs? Then there is no reason as to why you should be purchasing them if you have some space in your backyard where you can raise laying hens. The good thing with raising laying chickens is that, you will not only have a ready source of eggs for domestic consumption, but you can make a fairly good income out of supplying fresh eggs in your nearest supermarkets and to neighbors. [click to continue…]
In this article I am sharing with you the best product I have found through my Probiotics Reviews!
” I have recently found a miracle product for all poultry of all ages! It is simply the best product I have ever owned for my birds!”
A healthy bird from day one is key to a life of production. There is one simple, easy to use product that not only helps birds stay healthy, but also helps them to produce more eggs that are larger in size and more meat! This probiotic will grow your birds to their full potential! [click to continue…]
Here at Chicken Review, we receive lots of questions from readers. The top three being:
- What do chickens eat?
- Are there foods I should not let my Chickens have?
- How much do I feed my chickens and how can I fatten them up?
What do chickens eat?
Chickens eat most anything they can get down their throats! Chickens are not picky, (No pun intended) they will eat most anything! Chickens that are confined to a Chicken Coop will most likely be on a diet of mostly food purchased from a retail outlet such as a Farm and Garden place.
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There are some things that need taken into account when you start raising chicks. Since more and more people are raising their own chickens and even hatching them in today’s cities and urban communities, Ayslen Redmond, one of our readers has written an article for us pertaining to raising chicks.
Whether you buy chicks from a feed store, have them shipped to you from a hatchery or hatch them yourself, all chicks need a brooder to stay warm and safe in! [click to continue…]
We have had several questions since this page has been created but Chicken Basics and Definitions have not been one of them! The questions have covered a hugh range of topics of which we have tried to faithful answer. I found it odd that no basic Chicken questions dealing with the parts and names of different types of chickens have been asked. The following is some basic information I have put together for those who may have questions and just didn’t want to ask for whatever reasons! [click to continue…]
Fatten your Chickens
An article on how to fatten you chickens!
Hello, My name is Ayslen Redmon, owner of Lots ‘A’ Cluckin’ Farms. I started out raising chickens two years ago. To have a healthy bird you must feed it healthy meals! For Orpingtons that means high protein foods so they can build muscle instead of fat. Most chicken feed is only 16% protein and that is an exceptionally small amount of protein for growing and producing Orpingtons. [click to continue…]
Why did I find eggs without shells?
With everything rising in cost including eggs, people are raising their own chickens in every corner and crevice they can find in the big cities if they allow it. Chickens have become the hottest commodity over the last few years. They have inspired communities to ban together to petition city and county officials to allow chickens to be raised in their communities.
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Heated Base for Poultry Water Feeder
A Heated Base for Poultry Water Feeder would sure have been nice in my younger days! I remember well the cold days of carrying water out to the chickens. Every morning we had to make sure the water was available to them. We would go out and get the watering pan or pans and bust the ice out of them and add fresh water. Then in the evening the same thing. On really cold days we did this a couple to three times a day. We didn’t have the fancy watering pans with these heaters and such. Just plain ole round pans! [click to continue…]