Predators are a problem to every chicken keeper out there. There are many different kinds of predators that can harm and kill your chickens, but we have discussed that already in one of our previous articles. Few days ago we wrote an article about how to prevent your chickens from getting killed by cats and dogs and that motivated some of our readers to ask for an article on how to make their chicken coop predator proof – we at the typesofchicken.com team are happy to oblige.
How To Handle An Aggressive Rooster!
Don’t know what to do with an aggressive rooster? Roosters are born with their sense of duty towards the flock they belong in. We have discussed the reasons why are some roosters aggressive such as genetics, hormones, and sense of authority. We have received a lot of e-mail concerning this particular questions. We would like … Read more
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 an article for our readers concerning the protection of your chickens from the most common household pets.
Chicken Treats Chart – Everything You Should Know!
We at the typesofchicken.com team love to give our chickens treats and write about all the different ways a chicken keeper can do it. But as with everything else there is a good and a bad side in giving your chickens treats and what we wanted to do is provide for our readers is provide an easy and simple table about the do
s and donts when giving your chickens treats.
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 a chicken keeper. This is what inspired us at the typesofchicken.com team to prepare this article for our readers.
14 Toxic Plants Your Chickens Must Avoid!!!
Your free-range flock loves roaming into the garden and treating the marigolds, squash blossoms and dandelions like an all-you-can-eat salad bar. An abundant supply of fresh fruits, vegetables and garden greens is part of a balanced diet, but not all the plants in your garden are good for your chickens.
Things You Need To Know Before Building Your First Chicken Coop!
Unexpected problems, unexpected problems everywhere said the chicken keeper that built his first chicken coop thinking that that was easy and simple. It is not a secret that many chicken keepers had their first coop built with a few flaws, some bigger than others.
How Much Heat Is Enough For Your Chicks?
Chicks need to be kept warm, but heat can hurt your chicks as well so what every chicken keeper needs to be aware about is how much heat can be good and how much can be bad for your chickens. Many chicken keepers make the mistake with putting a heat lamp too close to the chicks and that can cause stress and even death in some situations.
How To Keep Your Flock Cool In The Summer!
Hotter and hotter days are coming and it is almost time for every chicken keeper to prepare his flock and their coop for the summer.
Chickens don`t like hot weather even though most of their reproductive process depends on the amount of sunlight they are getting during the day.
We at the typesofchicken.com team are here to help our readers prepare for the summer by providing them with an article about How To Keep Your Flock Cool In The Summer.
5 Apps To Make You A Better Chicken Keeper!
Select breeds, monitor hatching and keep your coop organized with one of these apps, suited for beginning to experienced chicken keepers. First came computer programs that kept track of your calorie intake. Next, designers dazzled us with software that analyzed our sleep patterns, encouraged our exercise routines and monitored our marital fertility times. Is no stone … Read more