Wannabe backyard chicken farmers can rent birds for a season for a no-commitment introduction to raising hens. Great idea or disaster waiting to happen?
Niche fishermen are facing an unexpected challenge to their livelihood from the state of Oklahoma, which is selling the fish eggs at a deep discount.
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.
What should potential chicken farmers know before venturing to raise them?
What does it take to run a successful farmers market? Coordinator of the Bloomington Community Farmers Market Marcia Veldman gives tips in this week's podcast.
Traditional industrial hen houses hold a quarter-million layers, which represents a massive challenge. But the industry says it’s rising to the challenge.
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.
Are your birds looking a little disheveled? Not to worry -- It's molting season.
When your hens turn out to be roosters, it can be hard to know what to do. Here are some tips.
Running out of ideas for what to do with your summertime veggie yield? Dig out those adorable tart pans, and brace yourself for something delicious.
Sicilian Buttercup chickens are rare enough in the United States that Jana Wilson is often the only farmer showing her birds at poultry competitions.
Smørrebrød, Danish open-faced sandwiches, feature oven-roasted beets and carrots purchased from an area farmers market.
Grisly undercover footage from The Humane Society reveals, yet again, what can happen to hens in the absence of governmental oversight.
After she feeds her chickens, Gretchen Sigmund Marks uses the burlap feed sacks to make collages.
Eggs are the star of the show at the Schacht Farms table at the Winter Farmers Market.
Gallus domesticus is a bird with a bad reputation — a reputation it doesn't deserve.
Michael Foods has recalled hard-boiled eggs for potential listeria contamination. However, the eggs did not go directly to consumers.
Sometimes limited ingredients are the key to making great dishes on the fly. I invented this one as I was cleaning out my fridge and pantry.