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…

How Many Hens Can One Rooster Live With Safely?

How Many Hens Can One Rooster Live With Safely?

A few years ago, after many failed attempts, one of our hens finally managed to hatch a clutch of six chicks. Soon afterward, my delight turned to despair – four of the six were roosters! As our cute fluffy chicks matured into…

Can You Eat a Rooster? Are Male Chickens Edible?

Can You Eat a Rooster? Are Male Chickens Edible?

Chicken meat is a healthy and classic family (and farm) staple! But rooster meat has a reputation for being inedible, chewy, bland, and not worth eating. Is that true? Can you eat a rooster? Or not? The confusion between chicken…