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by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Regularly cleaning and inspecting the coop and nesting boxes is key. There are three types of fleas that can affect chickens including the European Chicken Flea, the Western Chicken Flea and the Sticktight Flea. European Chicken fleas can affect humans, pets and other birds if their population grow large […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest As the weather warms up, the coop begins to call out. Along with spring cleaning around the house and yard, our chicken coop also receives a good deep cleaning a few times per year, especially come spring. Just like raising children, there are many different ways […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey–Tilly’s Nest At some point in every chicken keeper’s life, they plan a vacation. Whether it is only overnight or a few days, often the dilemma as to who will watch the flock arises. Of course, it is important to find the perfect person so that your vacation can be relaxing and you […]Read more »