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Marek’s Disease and Vaccination

Mareks disease is a viral infection that can affect both commercial and backyard poultry flocks. The virus is highly contagious and can cause significant losses in infected flocks. While there is no cure for Marek’s disease, there are some measures you can take to protect your flock from the virus. This article will summarize Marek’s …

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Choosing Cheeps Part 2 – Cold-Hardy Breeds

If you live in a northern climate where Elsa seems to lose her grip on reality from time to time, one of your primary worries regarding your flock will usually be how to protect it from the cold. The most basic strategy for helping your chickens continue to thrive during the winter is to choose …

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Best Heat-tolerant Breeds

Choosing Cheeps Part 1 – Heat-tolerant Breeds

Baby chicks come in a wide variety of colors and sizes. Trying to figure out what breed is best for you can seem a little overwhelming but fear not; from small to large, weird to beautiful, hot to cold, and egg to meat, there is a chicken out there for everyone! When choosing a breed …

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