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Newcastle Disease Hits Hard in California & Utah Guest post by Valerie Boese from Homestead Hustle All chicken owners and breeders should be aware of the recent breakouts of Newcastle disease in California and Utah. Two hundred ninety-nine cases of Virulent Newcastle disease have been reported since May 18th in California, and there was […]Read more »
Just a few days ago, I wrote about our little Silver Sebright, Isabelle, and how she was dying. Isabelle had developed a solid growth on one eye (it looked like a large wart/tumor that was completely shutting her eye.) She went around for a while with the use of one eye and then her other […]Read more »
by Wendy EN Thomas of Lessons Learned from the Flock Warning, this post is about killing a chicken. Not everyone feels comfortable talking about culling a flock member, but sometimes it has to be done. Which is why I taught myself to use a killing cone, if I’m going to teach workshops on raising chickens, […]Read more »