You might be raising backyard chickens because you like the fresh eggs. In this scenario, you only need hens to lay those eggs.
But if you're comfortable with egg production and keeping chickens, breeding hens and roosters could provide new opportunities. Breeding your flock is a great idea if you want to increase your chicken population, have adorable little chicks in your garden, and even have a new entrepreneurial opportunity to sell the birds and turn a profit.
This article is for you if you're considering adding a rooster to your flock.
Feeding your dog a healthy and wholesome diet that suits their needs, age, and activity level is important. Still, you may be confused when hearing contrasting reports about dog food ingredients' quality and long-term effects. Perhaps you've heard rumors of grain-free food and its link to heart disease in dogs. But researchers are finding potential flaws in these studies and accusations.
This article discusses the controversy surrounding insufficient studies, whether the information is contrived and why, and what you should do to care for your pet.
We all want what's best for our pets, which means doing everything we can to ensure their health and happiness. Nutrition is a key component of these, but with all the different diets, supplements, and treats on the market, things can get quite confusing!
If you're wondering which supplements are the best additions to your fur baby's diet, look no further. Here 's some helpful information on what to look for, as well as a few recommendations to try.
Keeping lizards as pets is a fun hobby for many partly due to their exotic looks and interesting behavior. There are countless species to choose from when determining which would be the best new pet for you, and lots of information floating around about the best way to care for them. Each species needs certain nutrients, supplements, and environmental aspects to keep them happy, healthy, and comfortable in their new home. Read on to see what the essentials are for your new pet!
Baby chicks are super cute, leading lots of people keep them at home. Whether you own a farm or are simply interested in raising backyard chickens, it’s important to know what baby chicks need—before they arrive.
These tiny baby chickens will grow quickly, but they need your help to do this. They’re vulnerable when they’re so small, so knowing what they need ahead of time gives them their best chance at survival.
Here are a few key elements you’ll need when it comes to caring for your chicks.
It may not be listed on all of our food labels, but there is an ash level in all foods. Learn about ash (and phosphorous) and how it affects your pet.
We all know that dogs and cats need extra care on hot days to avoid overheating. Believe it or not, chickens also need our help in order to stay comfortable during times of excessive heat. Thankfully, there are a few simple things you can do to keep your hens cool on summer days that won’t take up too much of your time (or budget). Read on for some ideas that are sure to keep your hens cool, healthy, and happy!