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, you should always have your sick or injured bird evaluated & treated by a trained …

Feeding Healthy Chickens for Life

Keeping your chickens healthy isn’t terribly hard.  It boils down to three things – keep their living area clean, give them plenty of fresh water, and give them proper feed. The first two are easy, but feeding your flock right can be a little trickier.  Starter, grower, medicated, pellets, crumbles…there is a lot to learn!  …

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 pheasants & turkeys).  Not to be confused with a wattle, which is a fleshy growth …