Can chickens eat sweet feed?

It’s OK to add some sweet feed to your hens’ regular feed, but remember that chickens need a specific diet. Chickens may get sweet feed sometimes, but it should be avoided as much as possible. That’s why in this article I’ll go into the nitty gritty of chicken feed, why some people mix chicken feed … Read more

Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

can chickens eat artichokes?

Did you ever wonder if chickens can eat artichokes? Have they tried it before? Are they picky eaters and only want certain foods, or will they eat just about anything? We love chickens, but didn’t know the first thing about them until we started raising some. So, we did a bit of research to find … Read more

10 Things you should NOT feed your chicken

Since we started this page, we at the typesofchicken.com team have given you articles on many different subjects concerning your chicken, and most of them were on what you should do to or with them.

We started getting questions from you on some particular subjects like is some food bad or good for your chickens and alike.

After some research and a few discussions with some more experienced poultry keepers, we decided to give you an article on what you should NOT feed your chicken.

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Can chickens eat algae? *harmful or not*

Can chickens eat algae?

You’ve just had a pond built and you want to give your chickens the best food possible. Good for you! We all want the best for our chickens. Consequently, you’re asking yourself if your chickens can eat algae. It is certainly conceivable to feed your chickens with algae. Chances are you are already feeding them … Read more

Can Chickens Eat Cherries? Everything you need to know!

Can Chickens eat cherries

We’re committed to helping you raise happy, healthy chickens. When you think about things chickens love to eat, cherries are not the first thing that comes to mind. But in fact, all chickens cherish cherries, including urban backyard chickens like ours! Some people have concerns about the pits and stems of cherries because they think … Read more

Can Chickens Eat Collard Greens? *chicken keeper opinion included*

Can chickens eat collard greens?

Chickens can eat collard greens. Collards are a member of the cabbage family, so they provide similar vitamins and nutrients as other greens in this family, including kale and broccoli. Chickens are omnivores, which means they eat both plants and meat. They can eat a wide variety of foods, but they do best with a … Read more