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  • Little Girl is rocking on TikTok (we can all learn from her)

    Little Girl is rocking on TikTok (we can all learn from her)

    Okay, this is not a normal type of blog post that we write. I stumbled upon a chicken account on TikTok, and I was amazed! We normally write about tips and tricks for raising chickens, but this girl got our attention! Firstly, you can find her mostly on TikTok. Here is the account name: farm_12344 […]

  • 18 Creative and Loveable Chicken Tattoo Ideas That You Don’t Wanna Miss

    18 Creative and Loveable Chicken Tattoo Ideas That You Don’t Wanna Miss

    Need inspiration for a new chicken tattoo? Look no further, we have compiled 18 Chicken Tattoo ideas that you might fall in love with

  • What do you put in a chick brooder? *materials, off heat, health hazard*

    What do you put in a chick brooder? *materials, off heat, health hazard*

    A poultry brooder houses/heats hatchling poultry until they can be off heat, replacing mother hens.  The rule is, starting at 95F, 5F degrees lower each week (by raising the heating element) until they have either fully feathered out or have experienced the same lowest ambient temperature as outside (i.e. lowest outside temperature is 75F degrees […]

  • Choosing a Chicken Breed to Raise

    Choosing a Chicken Breed to Raise

    There are varieties of chickens to raise. Choosing a breed will depend on the kind of chicken that you want to raise. There are chickens that seem healthy but their egg-laying capacity is frail while other chickens give out lots of eggs every day. Before finally choosing the right chicken to raise, you have to […]

  • Why are Pet Chickens becoming more popular?

    Why are Pet Chickens becoming more popular?

    We see a lot of people are starting to keep chickens in their homes as pets.  We were curious about this topic and wanted to search what are people thinking of this topic. We found some interesting answers on the web that we would like to share with you. Carlos Allende, former Cackleberry Farmer (2001-2015) […]

  • Which Building Materials Are Safe And Which Are Not For Chickens To Peck At!

    Which Building Materials Are Safe And Which Are Not For Chickens To Peck At!

    A big number of chicken keepers, especially the DIY type have experienced their chickens pecking at the materials that were used inside or outside of the chicken coop. This, in most cases, is not that important or bad for the chickens but from time to time chickens can peck at things that are build of […]

  • Choosing The Right Bedding For Chickens

    Choosing The Right Bedding For Chickens

    The bedding you choose for your chickens is very important and it can make you life as a chicken keeper easier. While the instinct might be to run with the cheapest and simple to tidy up choices

  • Fixing A Muddy Run – How To Do It!

    Fixing A Muddy Run – How To Do It!

    Having a muddy run around your chicken coop can have a bad affect on the health of your chickens.  It can increase the chances of your chickens getting bumblefeet and of course bad hygiene which can be easily transferred inside of the coop and that leads to many more problems. This is why a well […]

  • How To Protect Your Coop From Cats & Dogs!

    How To Protect Your Coop From Cats & Dogs!

    Chickens attract a lot of predators – foxes, raccoons, eagles and domesticated cats and dogs. Cats and dogs are especially dangerous for small chicks. Many chicken keepers own also cats or dogs and that can sometimes be a problem if your chickens are not properly protected. That is what made us, the typesofchicken.com team prepare […]

  • Ventilation In Your Chicken Coop – Why Is It Important & How To Provide It

    Ventilation In Your Chicken Coop – Why Is It Important & How To Provide It

    Many chicken keepers tend to forget the importance of ventilation in their coop and they build their coop without leaving room for it. Ventilation is important both for the summer and the winter for your chickens. Forgetting to add ventilation in your chicken coop plans may lead to some problems later in your time as […]