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Essential Oils for Chickens

Essential oils to keep your chickens healthy

With the increasing popularity of aromatherapy, essential oils have become standard for human self-care. But essential oils for chickens?  After four of her young broiler chickens die of a mysterious illness, a Virginia woman adds diluted oregano essential oil to her brood’s water and the deaths stop.  Another treats a chicken wounded in a fox attack with an …

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The Best Toys for Chickens – 18 Quirky Ways to Keep Your Birds Entertained

toys for chickens

Toys for tots? Definitely! Toys for dogs and cats – well, of course.  (Just not too squeaky, please.) But toys for chickens? You bet your beak! Or theirs anyway. After paying hundreds or more to establish your backyard brood, perhaps you’re reluctant to, ahem, shell out any more money. Ah, but maybe you don’t know …

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