Diseases are a serious threat for chickens. They interrupt the normal bodily functions that often lead to feelings of pain and weakness and it is usually associated with symptoms and signs.
Every chicken keeper confirms the fact that chickens are intelligent. Even if a person monitors a flock of chickens for the first time they can notice a pattern of behavior. Every flock has its pecking order and every flock`s pecking order firmness is unique and dependable on many factors.
Not every egg is perfect. Every chicken keeper will tell you that. Every chicken can lay a bad egg. In fact, in most cases, it is the chicken keepers fault, not the chickens. The most common egg quality problems occur due to the keeper’s irresponsibility.
Pasturing your flock is good for the birds, but you have to keep your pastures in top-top shape.
Chickens are very prone to illnesses and that is no secret. Especially when weather changes occur you can surely expect that the chances of your flock getting sick are bigger than before. Many experienced chicken keepers are aware of this fact and have gone deeper in the subject by analyzing and taking notes of the […]
With all the recent talk about highly pathogenic avian influenza in North America, it might surprise some chicken keepers that Marek’s disease is still considered the greatest risk to the health of your flock. To put it simply, the virus that causes the disease is ubiquitous in the environment, and there is no cure. Therefore, […]
When an accident happens with your chicken and the result is a broken beak, take heart—it’s possible to mend the situation.
High temperatures can be deadly to chickens. At the point when the thermometer rises, chickens adapt by holding out their wings and gasping.
Stargazing is a term that alludes to a condition where a chick can’t hold its head upright. Rather, the chicks head tumbles in reverse and rests upon its back, giving the feeling that the chick is taking a gander at the sky, or stargazing.
Splayed Leg is a condition that can influence chicks after birth. At the point when a chick hatches, here and there one or both legs start to tumble to the other side. This can bring about a failure to stand or walk and should be tended to instantly.