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Meet Mary Ann from My Pet Chicken! We lovingly call our My Pet Chicken employees "Peeps!" My Pet Chicken is very unique in that ALL employees are poultry keepers ourselves, so we offer a wealth of experience and wisdom. Here is your opportunity to see how we became "crazy chicken people." In this "Meet the […]
Deciding what kind of Chicken Coop to purchase for your backyard chicken flock can be daunting. Yet it is a necessary purchase that your flock will call home for years to come! We have broken this task into three simple choices to help you make the best decision for yourself and your flock. What to […]
Of all the ornamental chicken breeds, the Silkie chicken (sometimes spelled Silky) is the most popular and most loved. Can't you tell why? They are sweet, friendly, super fluffy, and have excellent mothering skills. They're considered the lap dog of the chicken world...but unlike your other pets, your chickens can provide your breakfast! And according […]
During the season's heat, summer treats for chickens can provide mental stimulation, nutrition, and a cooling break. A cooling break? Yes! A fun trick for your chicken's summer snacking is to chill or freeze what you provide. Just like humans, chickens will appreciate a summertime cold snack. Check out these top five frozen treats for […]
Picking the top chicken breeds for hot weather is crucial to keeping a thriving flock. We humans can head into the air conditioning or swim in the pool to cool off. Chickens rely on adaptations and behavior to make it through hot weather and stay cool; some breeds are better at it than others. So, […]
A complete guide to leaving your flock with a chicken sitter Your vacation is booked, and your luggage is packed. But what about the chickens? Who is going to look after them? Read below to find out all you need to know about hiring a chicken sitter so you can relax and enjoy your vacation […]
Welcome to My Pet Chicken's "Meet the Peeps" blog series! You've interacted with us by phone, chat, and email...now it's time to "meet" us! My Pet Chicken is very unique in that ALL employees are poultry keepers ourselves, so we offer a wealth of experience and wisdom. Here is your opportunity to see how we […]
A comprehensive guide to keeping yourself informed about the HPAI outbreak. The avian flu outbreak in the United States has affected commercial and backyard flocks of over 43.5 million birds in 39 states. An additional 41 states have reported HPAI (Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza) cases that have also been found in wild bird species. Here is the up-to-date information […]
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