Can Chickens Eat Banana Peels?

Can Chickens Eat Banana Peels?

At some point or another – most homesteaders and chicken parents usually ask the following questions. Can chickens eat banana peels? And is it safe for chickens to eat banana peels? Maybe you’re trying to figure out a way to…

How to Help an Egg Bound Chicken (Or Is She Constipated?)

How to Help an Egg Bound Chicken (Or Is She Constipated?)

My Indian Runner Ducks always look a little bit like penguins, but if my chickens start waddling around like Pingu or Feathers McGraw, I know it’s time to worry. Any self-respecting chicken adopting an upright stance like a penguin is…

Can Chickens Eat Cherries or Are They Poisonous?

Can Chickens Eat Cherries or Are They Poisonous?

It’s guava time over here in South Africa and the soft, squishy fruits are tumbling from the trees with alarming regularity. Personally, I hate guavas, but my chickens are rather partial to them. I was a little concerned that they…