Top 15 Types of Roosters for Your Hens, Coop, and Farm

Top 15 Types of Roosters for Your Hens, Coop, and Farm

Choosing the ideal type of rooster is crucial for any homesteader, so don’t be tempted to grab the first one you see being re-homed in your local area! Different rooster breeds have varying personality traits that will bring harmony to…

Does It Hurt Chickens to Lay Eggs?

Does It Hurt Chickens to Lay Eggs?

It sounds like my hens are being tortured. The shrill cries, cackles, and shrieks they make when laying an egg are enough to have the neighbors making noise complaints or, on a particularly bad day, reporting a suspected murder. The…

Can Chickens Fly? What About Roosters or Wild Chickens?

Can Chickens Fly? What About Roosters or Wild Chickens?

We all know that chickens are birds, but can chickens fly? After all, it’s not like we see flocks of chickens soaring through the skies every day! Let’s dive into the delightful world of chicken flight (or lack thereof) and…

Can Chickens Eat Broccoli? [Ultimate Broccoli-Feeding Guide]

Can Chickens Eat Broccoli? [Ultimate Broccoli-Feeding Guide]

Feeding vegetables to chickens has many benefits – they add variety to their diet, provide essential nutrients, and can save money on those pesky chicken feed bills! But can chickens eat broccoli grown in your garden? What about leftover broccoli…

8 Most Profitable Farming Animals | 2023 USA Smart Farmer’s Guide

8 Most Profitable Farming Animals | 2023 USA Smart Farmer’s Guide

Let’s brainstorm the eight most profitable farming animals for 2023! Because meat, eggs, honey, milk, fur, wool, and leather matter – and have enjoyed a historically high demand worldwide. That’s why raising livestock has been an effective revenue generation method…