Chickens eating their own eggs can be incredibly frustrating, it might mean that you have none left for your own breakfast! Even worse, it also makes a huge sticky mess in the coop which is hard to clean up.
A hen is called “broody” when she is ready to hatch out some chicks. It’s not a voluntary decision, it’s caused by a hormone that is most commonly released when the weather conditions improve at the onset of spring.
Moving your pet chickens from your home to a hotel can be a slightly daunting process if you have never done it before. But it doesn’t have to be!
Your chicken coop will be your home for your feathered friends. So you want to make sure that it’s comfortable, secure and has all the features that your chickens need.
You may be surprised to learn that chickens can be taught to recognise their own names. Chickens do have ears, they’re just not external ones. (That would look really odd.)
About 10 years ago, I moved to live on a 100 acre farm in Cornwall so I was finally able to fulfil my dream of owning my own flock. When a couple of my friends told me that they had just moved to the countryside and wanted to get some chickens I was delighted for them!