Category Archive: CHICKEN FEEDERS

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...

The Joys of Keeping Chickens

For those who are thinking about raising chickens for themselves there are many different things to think about. There are factors such as where you will keep them, what types of chickens you’re going to raise and even how many you are going to have. Raising Chickens...

Can Chickens Eat Bird Seed?

  Cindy wrote to ask this... "Can chickens eat bird seed? I have bird feeders and the seeds fall out." Yes, chickens do fine with eating bird seed. It cannot replace their regular feed, though (some people have wanted to buy the less expensive bird seed and it...

Why Chickens Need a Roost

Inside your chicken coop, you need to install a roost: this is a place for your chickens to sleep.  Once it starts to get dark, one by one your chickens will go into the coop itself and settle down for the night.  There are just a couple of things you need to keep in...

What Do Chickens Eat?

Chickens will eat all of your vegetable scraps.  When they are laying eggs, they often need an oyster shell grit/feed (you can get this in 50-lb bags from a farm supply store), and cracked corn is a treat you can scatter for them that they enjoy.  Here is an example...

About Me

About MeHi, I’m Jodie! I love to see my chickens scratching in the dirt for worms, sunbathing, stretching their legs and enjoying life – and I love the gift of their beautiful eggs for my family to eat! Read More...