Preventing dirt from ever getting on the eggshells is the best way to keep dirt and poop off the eggshells. Sounds simple -- and it is!
Chicks aren't born knowing where to go at night. Here's my trick for teaching them how to go in their coop.
Even though they sport fluffy down coats, chickens don't like the cold! Here are four tips to boost your birds' health and comfort during the winter months.
We had a blast this year speaking with researchers, visiting farms and eating great food. In this week's podcast, we take a look back at highlights from 2013.
Today, we fish for wild oysters in Nicaragua and give chickens a break from laying eggs. Daniel Orr shares a cocktail recipe perfect for holiday entertaining.
Are your first eggs looking a little small? Be ye not dismayed.
Do you have a chicken who is a homebody to a fault? Don't worry, it's natural. What to know about your brooding birds.
Three backyard chicken farmers talk about what it's like to raise a flock. Daniel Orr cooks with goat cheese. At a local pie shop, community is on the menu.
What should potential chicken farmers know before venturing to raise them?
The getting-to-know-you process can be tricky for chickens. Here are tips for integrating new birds into your existing flock.
Considering raising chickens? Here are some tips for negotiating the poultry laws in your area.
While it's normal for chickens to take a break from laying this time of year, there are other factors that may be reducing the number of eggs you're getting.
Keep your birds warm and healthy through the cold months.
Just because you don't use dangerous chemicals in your garden doesn't mean they're not there.
Our three backyard chicken farmers are back to talk about preparing your birds for winter. In the kitchen, two adult recipes -- martini and drunken watermelon.
Our three backyard chicken experts talk about how difficult the hot hot summer was on their birds, and they give tips for helping your flock survive the winter.
Jana Wilson calls chickens the snack food of the wild kingdom. She is joined by two other chicken farmers to talk about which predators to look out for.
Chickens give backyard farmers more than just eggs and meat. Three experts talk about how they help in the garden with fertilizing, tilling and pest control.
Chef Daniel Orr cooks with King Oyster and Chicken Of The Woods Mushrooms, and our backyard chicken experts talk about protecting your birds from predators.
Are your birds looking a little disheveled? Not to worry -- It's molting season.