Category: Chicken Coop Hen House Poultry

Avian Influenza: Protecting Backyard Flocks

Author: gardenfairyfarm Simple steps to protect your backyard chicken flock from avian influenza -If you keep poultry, especially anywhere near the Pacific Northwest, you may have already heard about the highly infectious strains of influenza that have made their way into the United States.
Two virulent strains have been identified

What I learned from treating ascites aka. water belly, swollen belly in my chicken

Author: hens101

Inspect your chickens at least twice a week.  My girls appear to be very healthy, take themselves for walks around the yard, and no longer venture across the street to the neighbors.  So I was feeding them and keeping their roost clean, but only occasionally picking them