Roosters get a bad reputation, but one bad egg in the bunch shouldn’t condemn an entire lot of roosters to the soup pot. So, to set the record straight let's take a look at commonly frowned-upon rooster behavior and how it’s actually good for the flock.
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
It's important to dig deep and learn about the common chicken predators in your area. Knowing what you're up against can help you protect your flock from the beginning.
Here's a flag stand recommendation for the Welcome to our Coop Garden Flag coming in our May Henny+Roo boxes for chicken keepers.
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
Subscribers, take a look inside your May box! Your April box is in transit, and while you await its arrival, we are putting the finishing touches on your May box. First, your chickens will come running for the @exoticnutrition Chicken Treat Variety Pack. And you’ll be able to welcome guests with our cute Henny+Roo exclusive … Continue reading A look inside the Henny+Roo May Box for Chicken Keepers
If you want to crawl into bed at night knowing your chickens are resting peacefully and safely, consider using hardware cloth for chicken coop and chicken run construction, not chicken wire.
When you're getting started with chickens, one of the first things you need to do is ensure you have all the supplies needed for raising chickens. And the good news is, the basics are pretty straightforward. So we're giving you the lowdown on the must-haves and a few optional items.
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!
Getting your first flock of chickens is an exciting adventure. Visions of bountiful egg harvests, peeping baby chicks, and coops full of clucking hens occupy your dreams. But we're here to tell you, there's a few things we wish we had known before we brought chickens into our lives. And the good news is, we're … Continue reading 6 Things To Know Before Getting Chickens
When it comes to creating the perfect chicken coop for your new flock, you may have something special in mind. But if you’re not familiar with planning a construction project, you might be looking for a little inspiration and guidance. So we’ve put together this list of ideas that will help get those wheels turning.
The February boxes are being prepared to ship this week, so let’s talk about March! Our monthly subscription boxes for chicken keepers are intended to be surprise boxes. We love hearing about the feeling you get when you open a box of goodies just for you and your flock! The Henny+Roo March 2021 Box features … Continue reading A Look Inside the Henny+Roo March 2021 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
If you've been hoping to start a backyard flock, 2021 might be the perfect year to start your first flock of chickens. And if you've already made the decision to start your flock this year, you're in luck, because we've put together this list of things you can do now so you're ready to bring … Continue reading Start Your Backyard Chicken Flock in 2021
How to winterize your chicken coop.