Your Ultimate Guide To The Araucana Chicken Breed

From beautiful plumage to outgoing personalities, there is nothing about Araucana chickens that doesn’t stand out. With an upright, proud stance reminiscent of many game birds, Araucanas will catch the attention of any passers-by. If you’re looking for active, inquisitive, and affectionate birds that love to be cuddled, the Araucana chicken is for you. They …

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The Life Cycle Of A Chicken: 4 Stages of Chicken Growth

Chickens and humans have a long relationship Our history together begins over 10,000 years ago, with the Red Junglefowl of S.E.Asia, and the Grey Junglefowl of India. Through selective breeding, many new breeds were created, eventually making it to China, where more breeds were created. When the Europeans learned about chickens, they spread them all …

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How To Keep Chickens Out Of Your Garden

The downside of keeping chickens is that they will get into your gardens and will happily destroy it by making dust baths, and creating a wonderful buffet (for them). Chickens that find their way into your garden may think they’ve died and gone to Heaven, what with all the fresh seeds, fruits, vegetables, and all …

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How Long Do Chickens Live?

People are concerned about the average chicken lifespan for different reasons. If you are a commercial egg-producer, you may ask yourself, “How long do chickens live?,” in order to calculate how many eggs you can expect from a hen over her lifetime. Others have chickens, like myself, just because we love tending to them and …

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