What You Need to Know About Building A Chicken Coop On Your Farm

What You Need to Know About Building A Chicken Coop On Your Farm

In the past, almost every farm in New Zealand had a separate chicken house. Typically, it was a long narrow building with windows on one side (usually east or south), a door for the farmer and smaller doors for chickens to come in and out. Because chickens like to sleep in the same place, they would come back every day […]

Buying Chickens For Your New Zealand Farm: Number and Gender

Buying Chickens For Your New Zealand Farm: Number and Gender

After you decide on whether you will be buying fertile eggs, young chicks or adult birds, you will need to decide how many birds you will need to get. You also need to give some thought to the gender. The gender issue is easy. Since female chickens do not need a rooster to lay eggs, the only reasons you may […]