Category: Chicken Health & Care

  • How do Chickens Have Sex & Does a Rooster Impregnate a Chicken?

    How do Chickens Have Sex & Does a Rooster Impregnate a Chicken?

    Have hens been seen to lay eggs without sex? Are chickens sexually active? Contrary to popular belief, a rooster cannot impregnate a hen. Hens don’t conceive; instead, they lay eggs that may or may not develop into baby hens. Do Roosters have balls? They do, in fact. Unlike many other animals, their testicles are internal. […]

  • How to keep chickens from spilling food?

    How to keep chickens from spilling food?

    Due to the limited space in their coop, I feed our hens from a Little Giant 3-pound hanging feeder. It’s the perfect size for the coop and, depending on how well behaved they are, you may only need to replenish it once every few days. Even though every morsel looks the same to me, the […]

  • 5 Best Dog Breeds for Chickens

    5 Best Dog Breeds for Chickens

    Regular readers want to discover which dog breeds are most likely to get along with poultry. Let me tell you something: dogs and chickens may either get along wonderfully or terribly. In all truthfulness, there are a lot of variables at play when determining the level of compatibility between these species, such as breed, owner, […]

  • Can Chickens Eat Jalapenos? *other chili peppers incorporated*

    Can Chickens Eat Jalapenos? *other chili peppers incorporated*

    Chickens love eating jalapenos! Not only are they delicious for your chickens, but these peppers can also help provide some extra entertainment value for you. Ok, so you know that the capsaicin in peppers makes them spicy hot? The capsaicin compound is what gives jalapeno peppers their kick. It is also responsible for giving other […]

  • 5 TIPS how to keep chickens safe in a heat wave?

    5 TIPS how to keep chickens safe in a heat wave?

    High temperatures can be deadly to chickens. At the point when the thermometer rises, chickens adapt by holding out their wings and gasping. Egg-laying efficiency diminishes. These adapting systems fall flat and your hens will succumb to warmth stroke. You’ll know your hens are battling with heat when they are gasping with completely open mouths […]

  • Tips On How To Raise Friendly Chickens! *You will be surprised with Number 2*

    Tips On How To Raise Friendly Chickens! *You will be surprised with Number 2*

    In our previous articles, we at the typesofchicken.com team were mostly focused on the usage of chickens as products, which breeds give the best meat, what to feed your chicken to get the best eggs, and more. But from what we`ve learned from some of your e-mails, it seems like some of our regular readers […]

  • Are Huskies Good with Chickens? *Other Dog Breeds Included*

    Are Huskies Good with Chickens? *Other Dog Breeds Included*

    All dogs are different animals, from Great Danes to Chihuahuas. Yet it’s possible to make some generalizations about how different breeds will behave in certain situations. For example, you can use those generalizations to know that if you get a husky, it probably won’t be a good match for your chickens. Huskies are loving and […]

  • How To Care For Your Baby Chicks!!!

    How To Care For Your Baby Chicks!!!

    We at the typesofchicken.com team have already covered the question of what to feed chickens to get the best eggs, and now it is time for us to do our part and tell you how to care for the baby chicks that come out of those eggs. Just like any newborn animal the chickens are […]

  • Do chickens like water baths? *YUCK*

    Do chickens like water baths? *YUCK*

    In general, you should not water bath your chickens, and chickens don’t like to be water bathed. Based on our research: They usually do not need it so long as they have adequate access to dust baths (for chickens, quail, and other gamebirds) and water for waterfowl like ducks and geese. It can (lethally) chill/shock […]

  • How cold is too cold for chickens?

    How cold is too cold for chickens?

    It is not easy to determine when the outside temperature becomes too cold for chickens. The average, or optimal, temperature for chickens is between 50 and 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Chickens can be subjected to colder temperatures, but if it is below freezing they will need a warmer space indoors or outside in order to stay […]