Grow these 15 herbs for chickens near the chicken coop. They will improve immunity, keep them parasite free, reduce their stress, and prevent boredom. Healthy, happy chickens lay more eggs. Growing herbs is a simple and economical way to keep your backyard flock healthy and productive.
I love chickens! And I love plants! But how do you successfully combine the two? No one wants to spend time and money at a nursery only to have their backyard flock consume everything, but we also don’t want our chickens to be in an ugly dirt wasteland (or even worse, get poisoned). In this […]
Good landscaping in and around your chicken coop can improve flock health by providing well-ventilated shade in the heat of summer and fresh supplemental forage year-round. Well-managed plants help bind the nitrogen in the soil that is produced by chicken manure and minimize run-off by aerating soil into a sponge-like consistency that's better able to