5 Reasons to be Thankful for Backyard Birds

The adage goes, don’t count your chicks before they hatch, but backyard chicken owners have lots of blessings to count each and every day of the year. These feathery friends add so much to their lives, that it seems easy to count the many way they enrich lives daily.  Companionship  Chickens are friendly and each […]

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Here’s the Scoop on Chicken Poop OR How to Get the Most Benefit from Chicken Manure

If you own any type of animals or birds, you’re going to have poop. Fortunately, if you have backyard chickens, their manure isn’t just another wasted material. Chicken manure is one of the most sought-after natural fertilizers, high in nitrogen. But you don’t want to apply it directly to your garden.  Cleaning the manure from your chicken coop should […]

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4 Things Chickens Provide (Besides Eggs)

Your backyard birds are more than just a feathered, egg-laying machine. Hen-rietta has multiple purposes you probably haven’t even begun to think about beyond providing protein-packed eggs. Let’s examine four more benefits of your backyard chickens  Companionship   Like every living being, chickens each have a unique personality and offer companionship. Whether you want to become BFFs […]

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