Whether you've had chickens for one day or one hundred days, you know that they love to forage. Dr. Mikayla discusses this behavior in more detail and why you should ENCOURAGE it in your flock.Posted in: backyard chicken, backyard chickens, backyard poultry, behavior, chick hen, chicken, chicken bird, chicken eating, chicken favorite treat, chicken food, chicken pecking, chicken rooster, chicken treat, chicken treats, feather pecking, foraging, poultry treatsRead more
Have you ever had a hen obsessively sit on her eggs? Dr. Mikayla discusses how to deal with a broody hen.Posted in: anxiety in chickens, backyard chicken, backyard chickens, behavior, broody hens, chicken and eggs, chicken coop, chicken coop house, chicken eggs, chicken issue, chicken pecking, nest boxRead more
In the second video of our Feather Pecking series, Dr. Mikayla discusses why this behavior happens and how you can manage it in your flock.
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Dr. Mikayla discusses Feather Pecking: a two-part series about this behavior and why your chickens may be doing it.Posted in: backyard chicken, backyard poultry, cannibalism in chickens, chicken feather, chicken pecking, pecking order, poultry birds, poultry chicken, poultry feather, small chickenRead more