Chicken Advice You Won't Find in a Book: Part 1

| 3/28/2017 3:40:00 PM

Candi JohnsI often find myself surprising new chicken keepers (and some experienced ones) with these tips on keeping chickens. I don't claim to be an expert, but I have been keeping chickens for a while — eight years, in which I’ve gotten at least 20 years of experience, unfortunately — and our approach is definitely unconventional.

For odd tips that you probably won't find in a book, read on, friends! But keep in mind — this is going to be a series and there are many more tips that will be coming soon!



Chickens feeding

ONE: Collect the eggs every day.

If you happen to have a lazy child in charge of collecting the eggs, who may or may not collect them on a regular basis, you might want to consider putting someone else (more reliable) in charge of the job — or simply doing it yourself.