Should I Brush My Chickens?

For new chicken keepers, the list of do’s and don’ts can be overwhelming. Eventually, you what other chicken keepers do, or don’t do, and you fall into a style and rhythm all your own. Some chicken keepers brush their chickens, so we wondered - is it really necessary?

October Henny+Roo Box Sneak Peek

Subscriptions started or reactivated now through September 30 will start with the October box, shipping the first week of October. We started with a new packing and shipping partner with the September box, and were thrilled at how quickly they arrived at the homes of our subscribers! We are hoping that fast delivery extends through … Continue reading October Henny+Roo Box Sneak Peek

A look inside the May 2021 Henny+Roo Monthly Box for Backyard Chicken Keepers

Photo by Engin Akyurt on Pexels.com If you missed out on the delivery of our May 2021 boxes to our subscribers, we do have just a few available in our Shop for purchase without a subscription. Here's what's inside: Exotic Nutrition Healthy Treat Pack for Poultry: A variety of four fun and nutritious treats for … Continue reading A look inside the May 2021 Henny+Roo Monthly Box for Backyard Chicken Keepers

Selecting Spring Plants Chickens Won’t Eat

The deer in our area don’t care for Virginia bluebells, and neither do our chickens. Chickens love eating plants! Grass, leaves, flowers - they’ll eat everything leaving your yard bare if they like what you have growing. A rule of thumb that we go by when selecting plants for our yard is to select those … Continue reading Selecting Spring Plants Chickens Won’t Eat

The 2021 Henny+Roo Spring Bonus Box is here!

A celebration of Spring chicken keeping: The Henny+Roo 2021 Spring Bonus Box It's only February, but we've got our eye on Spring! Our Spring Bonus Box features three unique products for your flock, and two for you (because, you deserve them). Spring Hens Tote (matches the Spring Hens Zipper Pouch from the March 2021 Henny+Roo … Continue reading The 2021 Henny+Roo Spring Bonus Box is here!

The January 2020 Henny+Roo Poultry Supply and Gift Box

Well, 2020 was one heck of a year, right? That's why we were so happy to get a box of happy mail out to our chicken keeper subscribers to celebrate the new year. If you're not a subscriber, you can still order the January 2021 box here. Here's what's inside: Mealworm Treats: High-protein treats to … Continue reading The January 2020 Henny+Roo Poultry Supply and Gift Box

Avoid Coop Fires

Sadly, we are already reading of coops lost to fire caused by heat lamps. If you have cold hardy breeds suited for your climate, they do not need supplemental heat in the coop. Here in Northern IL, our issue is frozen water, and since we were given this panel heater from PetNF to try out, … Continue reading Avoid Coop Fires

December 2020 Henny+Roo Box Product List

If you haven't received your December Henny+Roo box, and you wish to be surprised, don't scroll down!Due to a printing issue, the December box product insert was delayed. Knowing that USPS has been slammed with increased volume this year causing delivery delays, we decided not to wait for the product inserts, so that we could … Continue reading December 2020 Henny+Roo Box Product List

6 reasons why NOW is the perfect time to start your backyard chicken flock

You may have noticed that there is an increased interest in backyard chicken keeping, and many first-timers are starting their flock. And while Spring is typically the time for increased chick sales regardless of world events, this New York Times article explains how in times of economic uncertainty, sales of live chickens increase.  If being … Continue reading 6 reasons why NOW is the perfect time to start your backyard chicken flock