Chickens 101

The beginner’s guide to raising chickens.

Cracking the Code on Grocery Store Eggs

Chicken expert Rachel Moody debunks the many myths about egg colors, grades, and sizes.

The Best Places to Buy Baby Chickens

Confused about buying baby chicks online? We break down seven online hatcheries by price and feature.

3 Expert-Approved Chicken Protection Tips

Advice from homesteaders and poultry experts to help keep your chickens alive and well.

The World’s Most Common Chicken Myths Explained

You believed them. Here’s why you shouldn’t.

How Chickens Became the Gateway Homesteading Animal

Why more and more backyard breeders favor chickens over ducks, pigs, and rabbits.

The Builder-in-Chief Behind Carolina Coops

With more than a decade of experience building luxury coops for customers, Matt DuBoise knows how to make shelters for chickens that protect and that last.

A Beginner’s Guide to Chicken Breeds

Hatchery owners and homesteaders rank breeds for popularity, egg production, and color.