How to Breed Chickens?

Answer Chicken breeding is something every farmer and hobby egg collector probably needs to know. It isn't as easy as you might think though - just because your hen lays an egg, don't think that your job ... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How to Breed Chickens

Are chickens colorblind?

Chickens can not only see colors like humans--they actually can see better than humans, thanks to an extra cone in their retinas that allows them to see violet and ultraviolet light. Chickens' eyes... Read More »

How do I buy baby chickens?

Feed StoresFeed stores often carry day old chicks in the spring. Most will have rules about a minimum purchase of three or more chicks at one time. Chickens are social animals and do better in grou... Read More »

Can chickens get mange?

Chickens can get mange caused by a variety of species of mites. Examples of mites that can caused mange on chickens are Knemidocoptes mutans, Epidermoptes bilobatus, Ornithonyssus sylviarum, and De... Read More »

How to Care for Chickens?

Want to keep chickens but not sure what to do? Just read this for everything!