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3 Reasons Why You Should Buy Chicken Feeders

By Little Fields Farm 10 days ago 1948 Views

Have you got a flock of hungry chickens? Is feeding time always messy? Do they spill feed and peck over your measly feeding buckets?

Then you should probably invest in a chicken feeder. Now, we know chickens could care less how you feed them. They are not very particular on proper table manners. Are they?

Poultry Breeders 101: How to Keep My Baby Chicks Warm?

By Little Fields Farm 1 month ago 784 Views

Did your baby chicks just hatch? Do you have any idea what to do next?

There is no doubt that baby animals are the cutest creatures in the world. They are also the most vulnerable. Therefore, it is essential to take good care of the new arrivals.

Why Should I Buy a Poultry Drinker?

By Little Fields Farm 1 month ago 1066 Views

Whether you breed chickens or ducks, every feathery friend likes to get their beaks wet. However, more often than not, you find them fighting over the bucket. Don’t you?

This is why we suggest that you should consider buying poultry drinker. They are said to be an effective way to minimize all the hen fights in the barn. Additionally, they have quite a few health benefits too.

How to Take Care of Egg Laying Hens

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 1406 Views

Poultry farms raise chickens for meat and eggs. Chickens are generally classified into two types: broiler and layer. Broiler chickens are raised solely for meat, whereas layer hens are bred to provide eggs.

A Guide to Feeding Chickens

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 1597 Views

Got some chickens out there in your backyard? What do you feed them on? Feeding chickens is one of the most essential tasks of being a poultry owner. Obviously, you have kept those chickens either for eggs or meat, and in both cases, good nutrition is important.

Figuring Out the Amount of Space that Your Chickens Need

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 1426 Views

Planning to keep some chickens for eggs or for the meat? Whatever the reason may be, you would be concerned about how much space to allot, and how big should the chicken coup be. The amount of space that your chickens require depends on some key points.

Using The Right Tools For The Right Results

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 1537 Views

The basic tools are the feeders, the feed scoop, the waterers, and the like. Even in these you have a lot of choice. You can buy plastic waterers and plastic feeders, or you can go with galvanised metal feeders.

How To Get The Most Out Of Your Feeders

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 1947 Views

Raising chickens isn’t a science – it is more of an art. Sure, there are some best practices that you need to be following, and as far as the stuff about keeping things clean goes there are steps you should follow, but beyond that there is a lot more to do for chicken farmers.

Choosing the Best Chicken Breeds for Your Farm

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 450 Views

Do you want to start your own chicken flock or maybe add some more chickens to your existing ones? Which breeds should you buy? There are so many options out there so it may get confusing at times.

Building a Chicken Coop

By Little Fields Farm 1 years ago 653 Views

What sort of a coop will you like for your chickens? It can be as simple or as fancy as you like. Here is a quick guide to building one.