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How to raise chickens for eggs and meat?

How to raise chickens for eggs and meat?

If you’re looking to raise chickens for meat and eggs, then this article is a must-read. In this guide, we will cover all aspects of raising organic hens. It’s cheaper than buying eggs in the store and you can get them any time of year. Plus, raising your own chickens is fun! However, there are … Read more

How do Chickens Have Sex & Does a Rooster Impregnate a Chicken?

Have hens been seen to lay eggs without sex? Are chickens sexually active? Contrary to popular belief, a rooster cannot impregnate a hen. Hens don’t conceive; instead, they lay eggs that may or may not develop into baby hens. Do Roosters have balls? They do, in fact. Unlike many other animals, their testicles are internal. … Read more

Leghorn Rooster Temperament

Leghorn Rooster Temperament

The Leghorn rooster is certainly an interesting specimen. These birds, which are physically similar to other types of chickens, are known for their beautiful white feathers. They’re also very popular in the United States because they lay large eggs and are incredibly docile — which makes them easy for most people to handle. However, this … Read more

40 AMAZING Facts About Chickens You Might Not Know

40 Amazing Facts You Might Not Know About CHICKENS!

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 may or may not be directly connected with keeping chickens but are good to know. This is why we decided to share with you 40 Facts You Might Not Know About Chickens.

Let’s start, and hope you will enjoy!

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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

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

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

PROS & CONS About Keeping Sussex Chickens!

Monday is here and as you already know, the typesofchicken.com team has prepared for you yet another article concerning a particular chicken breed.

This time the Sussex chicken breed takes its turn on this page, after the articles about the Australorp,Buff Orpingtons and the Silkies.

We have prepared this article for those people who are already keeping Sussex chickens in their backyard and for those who have not yet decided on what particular breed they want to add to their flock. For novices, or more experienced chicken keepers here are the pros and cons of keeping the Sussex chicken breed.

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Keeping Ancona Chicken: Eggs, Temperament & More Tips

Ancona Chickens

As many of our readers already know, Mondays at typesofchicken.com are reserved for our weekly Pros & Cons articles concerning a particular chicken breed. We have written articles about many of your favorite chicken breeds such as the Silkies, the Cornish, Buff Orpington, American Game Chicken, and more. This Monday the Ancona chicken breed comes … Read more

Can Chickens Eat Grapes? (seeds, raisings, and leaves included)

You know, the loveable fowls which make delicious eggs and seem to run wild in a mini-version of Jurassic Park? These chickeny creatures are not only super funny, but they have a voracious appetite. And that got us wondering: Can chickens eat grapes? Yes, it’s safe for chickens to eat grapes. Grapes contain lots of … Read more