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…]
Eggs without shells
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…]
Brown Eggs and White Eggs How to Choose
Have you ever looked at the eggs in the grocery store and wondered why the Brown Eggs and White Eggs are priced different? Well, I have done this many times and had always heard that Brown Eggs were healthier for you. This information is not correct. I guess most people just naturally think they are getting something better if they pay a higher price? The Brown Eggs are almost always priced higher than the White Eggs. There is a reason! [click to continue…]
Raising Healthy Chickens
Here at chicken Review we think it is important to raise Healthy Chickens. No matter what you are raising you need to give it the best care possible. When it comes to taking care of Chickens that are in turn taking care of us with eggs, and meat it should be of great concern to make them as healthy as possible. I read this article on Raising Healthy Chickens and wanted to share it with you. [click to continue…]
Here at Chicken Review we have found this Non Gmo Chicken Feed from Scratch and Peck being sold on Amazon (affiliate link) through our ad on this page to be very popular among its users!
The reviews on this feed have rated it very high and among the best they have feed their chickens.
Natural foods are just better for your flock. If you are what you eat then this is the food for you!
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