The poultry industry may be on the verge of adopting ambitious new animal-welfare standards, giving chickens more space and daylight.
It takes a minimum of 12 hours of daylight per day for hens to lay eggs. As the days continue to get longer, here's what to know about your flock's egg output.
We take you inside a "silly animal contest" in Colorado, where chicken owners hope their bird is crowned Prettiest Chicken.
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.
Before you invest in chickens for your backyard farm, consider what you want to get from them: eggs or meat?