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Blogger Kaylee Vaughn shares ideas for high-protein chicken snacks, from kelp to sprouts. Healthy, high-protein snacks can help support your chickens during molting season! Here are 10 healthy snack ideas for your flock! Each year, as summer fades into fall, my yard and chicken coops become littered with feathers. Soon after, I start noticing silly-looking […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Suddenly everywhere you look feathers are abundant in the coop. My kids often tell me it looks as though a chicken has exploded! Chickens over one year of age typically molt each fall. This is the time when they replace all their feathers on their body just in time for […]Read more »
by Melissa Caughey of Tilly’s Nest Click here for Part One of this Series. When I first started keeping a few backyard chickens there were very few resources, if any available, on the internet and in book form for small flock owners. I had to do a great deal of searching and digging to find […]Read more »
by Jennifer Sartell Photos by author So I started writing this blog post. A simple post about giving leftover whey to chickens. I was going to talk about how we’ve been making hard cheeses from our goat’s milk and how we have all this left over whey, and how somewhere in the cobwebs of my […]Read more »