Spring is a season of new life. From young plants to baby animals, the world is awash with tender beings.
Planning to add some backyard chickens to your farm or urban homestead now that the weather’s warming? Like all babies, the first few months of a chick’s life are fundamental. Make the most of them by properly tending to your young flock. Continue reading “Spring Chickens: Caring for a Young Flock”
As far as chickens are concerned, Muenster is “the breakfast of champions!”
Our secret is out: in March of 2018, Muenster Milling chicken feed will officially become available for purchase in stores and on our website. Sold under the Milestone label (which it shares with our line of horse goods), Muenster chicken feed contains ingredients like cricket meal, black oil sunflower seeds, organic peas, and alfalfa to closely simulate a chicken’s natural, free-range diet. Continue reading “Best in Show Chickens on Milestone Chicken Food”
In nature, stagnation is dangerous. It’s one of the reasons we feel so strongly about reaching new milestones in our brand. This year we’ve taken sentiment a bit literal, creating a new and improved line of all-natural, high-quality chicken feed. Continue reading “We’ve Reached a New Milestone: Introducing Chicken Food”
Morning egg collection has long been a beloved chore. When chickens are healthy you can practically set your watch by their daily egg production. However, with even slight variations to their diet, habitat or emotional well-being, egg count can suffer dramatically. Continue reading “10 Factors That Can Decrease Egg Laying”
Chickens are simple creatures that flourish so long as they’re afforded proper nutrition, shelter and light. When they’re not wasting valuable energy on things like keeping warm, stressing over potential predators or suffering from dehydration, hens react to good care by producing up to 300 eggs a year. Continue reading “How Caring for Your Chickens Leads to Better Eggs”
Backyard chicken raising is the latest move in an urban farming wave that’s sweeping the U.S. Even larger city neighborhoods are buzzing with the coos and crows of these domesticated jungle fowl. If there’s any amount of yardage around you, listen closely and you’re bound to hear evidence of the trend. Continue reading “Chicken Feed Ingredients that Affect Egg Laying”