Tag: Raising Chickens

Chicken Predators: Understanding the Coyote

When it comes to raising chickens, there is a lot of work that goes into the endeavor. You have to keep them happy, healthy, and protected. As far as threats come, there can be a lot to watch out for, and that includes environmental pressures, illnesses, and threats that come in the form of predators… Read more »

Training Young Chicks to Return to Their Roost

Training Young Chicks to Return to Their Roost

During the day, your chickens probably spend most of their time cooling off in the shade or roaming around your property foraging for insects. Chickens aren’t known for their flying abilities, so they tend to stay close to the ground unless they’re forced to a higher perch by the threat of a predator. But your… Read more »

Backyard Chicken Demand in Alaska Quadruples in One Year

Backyard Chicken Demand in Alaska Quadruples in One Year

Evidently, we’re not the only ones who are crazy about chickens. According to a recent article in Alaska Dispatch News, the rate of poultry pickups is on the rise throughout Alaska—and the craze doesn’t seem to be slowing down anytime soon. In fact, it’s been reported that nearly 125,000 birds were imported into the state… Read more »