I am interested to know how old your oldest chicken is/was and were they hatchery or heritage chickens? All of my standard sized chickens came from hatcheries and the oldest I currently have is 4 years old, the rest except for one 11 month old have perished ranging between the ages of 10 months old… Continue reading How Old Is/Was Your Oldest Chicken?
Before November 2014, I thought my run and coop were pretty secure for my chickens. But I made a very common mistake, I made my run to keep my chickens in and not to keep predators out. Most predators commonly come out at night, but, there are exceptions to that rule and there are plenty… Continue reading How I Predator Proofed My Coop & Run
I have a great tendency to worry about everything. Winter time with my chickens are my worse times, do I turn on the heat lamps? Are the water heaters malfunctioning so they can’t drink any water or even get burned? I wake up numerous times in the middle of the night to check on them… Continue reading Winter Chickens
Welcome! This is my first time blogging so bear with me. I wanted to start this blog to share with other chicken lover’s the information I have learned the hard way about raising chickens as pets. I love all my chickens (even the one’s with attitude problems), I see them as my pets and I will… Continue reading Welcome!