Vaccines for your Chicken Flock

Disclaimer: I am NOT a veterinarian, just an animal owner & lover sharing my opinions and experiences.  Any advice on caring for animals or diagnosing & treating medical conditions for animals should be evaluated by a trained veterinarian.  Whenever possible,...

Combs, Wattles & Lobes

Combs, wattles & lobes – oh my!  What is up with all those fleshy bits on your chicken’s head? A comb is the fleshy growth that sits on top of the head of chickens (and some other domesticated birds like...

Raising Chickens & Ducks Together

They say that chickens are the “gateway” animal to further farming adventures.  When you are ready to skip through that gateway and expand your farm, lots of people look to adding different kinds of poultry.  Common backyard poultry include turkey,...