Can Chickens Eat Mulberries? [Diet And Safety Info]

can chickens eat mulberries

As someone who raises chickens, I’m asked questions by budding poultry farmers all the time.  One of the most unusual questions I got was if chickens can eat mulberries.  We don’t have a ton of these trees in Michigan, and I don’t know of any in my area. But I wanted to give a clear answer, […]

Do Rabbits Like Watching TV? It’s Weird But Cute!

do rabbits like watching tv

We love cuddling with our rabbits at our house, and my wife was doing so one night while watching television.  When I looked over at them, it seemed like our bunny was watching the TV. This got me thinking, so I did some research on the question: do rabbits like watching TV? What I found was […]

Why Do Rabbits Have Short Tails And What Are They For?

why do rabbits have short tails

Animals are fascinating, and the differences between them are what make them so interesting to many people.  As a rabbit owner, I often wonder why my bunnies are the way they are.  I always encourage my kids to ask questions too, and one day, my youngest asked me: why do rabbits have short tails? When I […]

Do Rabbits Eat Sunflower Seeds? Diet And Safety Information

can rabbits eat sunflower seeds

Watching you rabbits nibble on different foods is just plain adorable.  The way their nose and mouth just go to town cracks me up every time I see it. I love feeding my rabbits natural treats, such as seeds, but I’d heard some contradicting information on sunflower seeds.  I wanted to get to the bottom […]

What Do Rabbits Eat in Winter? [Detailed Guide Inside]

What Do Rabbits Eat In Winter

As much as I love my rabbits, I know I have at least twice that many wild rabbits on my land.  It’s never so noticeable as it is in winter when I see their footprints all over the fresh snow.  One day I was pointing these prints out to my five-year-old when he got a […]

Rabbit Nail File Guide: Best Products, How-to, and FAQ

rabbit nail file

Trimming a rabbit’s nails is one of the most important (and worst) parts of being a bunny owner.  They need to keep them trimmed, or they’ll end up with pain and potential infections.  But if you don’t want to trim them, another good option is a rabbit nail file.  This article will cover how to use […]

10 Ways to Get Rid of Cockroaches in the Chicken Coop

roaches in chicken coop

Cockroaches are gross, and when you find them in your chicken coop, it’s normal to panic.  Getting rid of them isn’t too hard, and it’s not that big of a deal.  After all, chickens can eat cockroaches with no problem.  But if you find a lot of them or their “dirt” affects the food, I […]

Can Chickens Eat Fish And Fish Bones? (Safety Info)

can chickens eat fish and fish bones

One of the best parts of owning chickens is how they help to minimize your food waste by eating all of your table scraps.  Chickens will eat almost anything they can fit in their beaks, and much of it is safe.  But during Lent, we eat a lot more fish than normal, and it got […]

Do Chickens Have Umbilical Cords? The Surprising Answer

do chickens have umbilical cords

It’s natural for any animal owner to want to learn more about the process of how their pets mate and are born.  Chickens are no exception, especially if you’ve had the joy of hatching some new adorable chicks on your own.  But in looking into it, you may have come across some information on chicks […]

Can Chickens Eat Crab Shells? Health And Safety Info

can chickens eat crab shells

Chickens are perfect for reducing the food waste around your home; they eat anything, and pretty much everything is safe for them to eat.  But is feeding them crab shells going too far? We don’t have a lot at our home, but after a home-cooked Valentine’s Day dinner, we wondered what to do with the […]