Category: Poultry Health

Includes posts about health related issues including diseases, illnesses, and treatments. We utilize natural methods with our poultry.

Poultry Supplements: Grit and Calcium

Most people who keep chickens already know the basics of necessary supplements. For decades, probably even longer, grit and a calcium source have been at the top of the list for poultry keeping necessities, both dependent upon the poultry‚Äôs access to natural supplementation. It…

Double-Yolk Eggs Could Mean Trouble

Earlier this week, we thought we had a broody hen already occupying our most popular nest box in a largest flock. Splotchy had set up camp and was sending out her broody sounding warnings anytime another hen came around. She is the only EasterEgger…

When illness hits the entire house at the same time…

…the animals still need care. Here are a few tips on how we manage large numbers of poultry with minimal care. Plus, we provide some information about our experiences with using natural methods to treat illness in chickens…we weren’t the only ones sick this…

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