• Can chickens eat sweet feed?

    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 […]

  • 40 AMAZING Facts About Chickens You Might Not Know

    40 AMAZING Facts About Chickens You Might Not Know

    We at the typesofchicken.com team try to find as much useful information about keeping chickens as possible and we give our best to share it and combine our opinions with you. This process depends a lot on the time we spend in research. During our research, we have found many interesting facts about chickens that […]

  • Can chickens eat dry cat food? (including people’s statements)

    Can chickens eat dry cat food? (including people’s statements)

    Yes, chickens can eat dry cat food. However, it is important to check the type of dry cat food before feeding it to them. Make sure it is a treat that is once in a while. Chickens are domesticated birds that have been bred by humans for thousands of years to produce eggs and meat. […]

  • Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

    Can chickens eat artichokes? (COOKED vs CANNED)

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 Things you should NOT feed your chicken

    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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 9 kinds of chicken combs (chicken breeds with combs included)

    9 kinds of chicken combs (chicken breeds with combs included)

    Except for a few articles concerning water bathing and feathers, we at the typesofchicken.com team rarely do articles about the general outside look of the chickens. The weekly Pros & Cons articles regarding certain chicken breeds are where much of the discussion about the hens’ appearance takes place. In light of that, we chose to […]

  • Pros & Cons About Keeping Dorking Chickens

    Pros & Cons About Keeping Dorking Chickens

    As another Monday comes through the door, it is time for one of our weekly articles concerning the pros and cons of keeping a particular chicken breed. We carry on the tradition of these articles because we want our readers to be well-informed about the chicken breeds available to them so that they can make […]

  • Pros & Cons of Keeping American Game Chickens!

    Pros & Cons of Keeping American Game Chickens!

    Our weekly series comparing chicken breed benefits and disadvantages includes American Game chickens. After getting requests for an article about this breed for the last month, we finally got around to writing one. Some owners like tending for this breed, while others don’t. To assist our readers in deciding whether or not to keep this […]