Backyard chickens can bring a lot of joy (as well as plenty of the freshest eggs you’ll ever get) and the more love and attention you give your hens, the more you’ll get out of raising them. Part of being an attentive and responsible hen keeper is looking after your feathery girls’ health and well being. As such, you need to be aware of the issue of egg binding.Read more
Not all eggs are fertilized, and a backyard flock can carry on very happily without a rooster at all, laying plenty of nutritious, infertile eggs which are totally incapable of hatching.
If you want chicks, however, you need to start with fertile eggs.Read more