Written by Samantha Walter-Cano
Edited by Andrea Lazzari
Why Keep Chickens?
Keeping a backyard flock has become increasingly popular over the last few years. But what are the benefits of backyard chickens? Keeping chickens gives you ... READ MORE
Many of us enjoy baking during the holiday season. It's a time to get out our favorite cookie recipes, put on our aprons, break out the measuring cups and spoons, and get started baking those family-treasured delights. But, it's not a time to ... READ MORE
Chickens have been domesticated for thousands of years across Asia, Europe, and now the Americas. As a result of selective breeding for desirable characteristics, such as for egg or meat production, they are not as robust as their wild ancestors. ... READ MORE
Have you ever wondered where the saying, “busy like a bee” comes from? Well, it comes from the worker honey bee - known to be the most active bee of their species, Apis millifera, as they are faced with many different tasks and duties throughout ... READ MORE
There are many benefits to consuming eggs, with more being uncovered regularly. Contrary to popular belief, eggs are not a significant source of cholesterol as the cholesterol it contains is not well absorbed by the human body. The human body ... READ MORE
The color of an egg shell has influence on people's buying choices. Some believe that brown, green, blue, or pink eggs are healthier than white chicken eggs.
The truth is, there is no nutritional difference between colorful chicken eggs and ... READ MORE
In the last post in our "Grocery Shopping for Your Health" series, we dipped into cheese. This blog post keeps us in the refrigerated section a bit longer, to talk about eggs.
Eggs are economical, convenient and easy to prepare. You can serve ... READ MORE
Have backyard chickens or thinking about raising some?
Biosecurity is also known as "Health & Sanitation" and in the video below I outline 10 things you can do keep a healthy flock.
The main goals of biosecurity are to help ... READ MORE
Small chicken flocks, a staple of turn-of-the-century American yards, have come back into vogue over the past several years. Backyard chickens supply their owners with ready access to farm fresh eggs and small flock husbandry can be a rewarding ... READ MORE
As we are all trying to figure out how to make it through this pandemic, many of us have decided to start trying to be self sufficient. As prices rise and resources seem to be unpredictable, why not start providing for yourself?Back yard chickens ... READ MORE