Introduction to Chicken Keeping

Are you thinking about keeping a small flock of backyard hens? Did you recently get a coop and a few chicks and then realized that there’s more to it than you thought? Read here for an overview of how to have a healthy and happy flock of hens in your backyard.

Frequently Asked Questions

I blogged about chicken keeping, almost daily, for ten years, and in that time addressed most of the issues that arise in backyard flocks. I also created these articles to answer frequently asked questions. Check the list below, but if the answer you seek isn’t in a FAQ, there’s a wealth of useful information on my website archives, which is easily searchable — simply type the topic into the box.