Can Chickens Eat Grapes

What about dried raisins and sultanas?  As nice as it is to give our friendly pet chickens some lovely treats, maybe we should check to see if it is safe for chickens to eat grapes before we give them too many to eat! Fortunately, it is safe for chickens to eat...

Best Chicken Coop Reviews

Best Chicken Coop Reviews and Special Deals Here at Pet-Chicken.com, we love looking after our pet chickens as if they are royalty, and it only seems appropriate that we share with you some of the best "chicken palaces"  (aka best chicken coop) that we have found...

Can Chickens Eat Watermelon

Can Chickens Eat Watermelon? At first this doesn't seem like a hard question - don't we all love watermelon?  There is nothing better on a hot day than a lovely cool watermelon for a sweet and healthy refreshment! And when we finish with the scraps, we leave the...

What not to feed chickens

What  not  to Feed Chickens Most people are surprised to see how chickens can eat almost all of the kitchen scraps that we collect for them - and how much they seem to love them!  There are  some food scraps that chickens should not eat, so we have made a list of what...

How to keep chickens happy

How to keep chickens happy Even though we tend to lead very busy lives these days, the simple act of looking after pet chickens can be an excellent way to relieve stress, and all it takes is a little care and attention of your lovely little pets each day.  Happy and...

How to keep chickens healthy

How to keep your chickens healthy   As we have discussed on other blog posts here at Pet-Chicken.com, your backyard chickens tend to have fairly basic needs and really don’t require a lot of effort to keep them healthy and free of chicken parasites.  As long as...

Review of Chicken Treadle Feeders

Do you want to know about the latest Chicken Treadle Feeders?   Here is a really neat idea on the market - chicken treadle feeders! Have you ever seen these chicken treadle feeders, which deliver feed to your chickens on demand - that is whenever they walk up to...

How did Chickens get to New Zealand

Did you know that chickens sailed around the world?   Well not really, but chickens are not native to New Zealand, so they must have arrived there somehow. In recent studies of the DNA of old chicken bones in New Zealand has discovered some interesting facts...

Baby Chickens FAQ – how to look after baby chicks

How to Look After Baby Chickens   Q: What is Pasty Butt?  What is Pasting Up? A:  These names are all given to the same unfortunate but dangerous condition of baby chickens where you have to make sure they don’t get all pasted up by poop.  Chickens have one...

Not all chickens are garden friendly

  Backyard Chickens If you have always wanted to keep chickens in your backyard, but you were afraid that they might ruin your garden, then you are right to be concerned!  Not all chickens are garden friendly, and if you have a flower garden with wonderful blooms...