Month: April 2018

How to Help Your Stubborn Hens Lay Eggs

Hens sometimes go through phases where they will “refuse” to lay eggs for a period of time. This can be incredibly frustrating, especially if you’re raising chickens for the sole purpose of having fresh eggs at home. There are several different reasons that hens might suddenly stop laying eggs and Chickens for Backyards has some… Read more »

Highlighting the Multiple Stages of Growing Chickens

A lot of things change when a chicken goes from a fluffy baby chick to a fully-grown, producing chicken. It is important to know the various stages of growth when it comes to chickens in order to raise them appropriately. Understanding the changes of growth will help you better comprehend the science of these birds… Read more »

Helpful Guidelines for Brooding Chicks

Raising chicks from the moment they’re welcomed into the world can be an incredibly rewarding experience. It can be a lot of fun to see baby chicks hatch and mature into full-grown chickens. During their first three to eight weeks of life, baby chicks need to go through a brooding period during which they’ll need… Read more »

Top Construction Tips for Building Chicken Coops

Chickens for Backyards can help homeowners and farmers start flocks with healthy birds of the perfect breed. However, if you’re going to start raising chickens, you’re eventually going to need a chicken coop in order to do so. Having a chicken coop is an excellent way to get a healthy inventory of dependable and delicious… Read more »