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

raise friendly chickens

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 … Read more

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

Are huskies good with chickens?

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 … Read more

How To Care For Your Baby Chicks!!!

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 at their most sensitive and vulnerable state while they are still in the “chick” phase of their life. This is why your chicks will need more attention and care than the average adult chicken.

Baby chicks are soft, and they want to cuddle so if you have children it would be a great idea for them to spend time with the chicks. Mind that this article is about the first few weeks of your chick’s life.

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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 … Read more

She Knits Sweaters for rescued “battery hens” to keep them warm in winter!

Nicola Congdon, 30 year old from England, got an idea how to keep her chickens warm in winter. She and her mother Ann knit wooly sweaters for her 30 rescued chickens or “battery hens”. Those adorable sweaters keep them warm and happy throughout the winter. Nicole has 60 chickens, but 30 are rescued chickens and … Read more

Disease Prevention for Chickens

Disease Prevention for Chickens

Chickens can pick up diseases from living microorganisms such as bacteria, virus, mycoplasma or parasites that can cause infections. As with most infections, these diseases are contagious and can be spread from one chicken to the whole flock. Prevention of infections and spreading of it is vital for you to have a healthy and successful … Read more