Posts Tagged ‘Chicken Advice Column’

Chicken Consultant: Top 10 FAQs February 11, 2016 10 Comments

You may be new to chicken keeping or an old pro but beginners and experts alike¬†all end up having a question at some point. Hi there, my name is Shannon, and I’m a professional chicken consultant.¬†*Waves* Yup, chicken consultant. That would be me. You may be wondering how much my services cost. The answer is: […]

Chickens coming home to roost September 13, 2013 6 Comments

A reader of our chicken advice column has a question about her chickens coming home to roost: Listen Lissa, We have a flock of three so far (more in the brooder) who get along great, and have been in the same roomy coop with plenty of roosts since they were chicks. They’re about 17 weeks […]

Listen Lissa: My hen lays funny-looking eggs! September 6, 2013 7 Comments

A Listen Lissa reader writes in with a question about her hens’ funny-looking eggs: I have a question about some funny-looking eggs. My chickens are a year old now, and have been laying for about seven months. Recently, I’ve noticed that two have had extra shell build-up on the outside of their eggs, sort of […]

Listen Lissa! (Chicken Advice Column) August 16, 2013 3 Comments

Listen Lissa! That’s the working name of my new chicken advice column, sort of like a “Dear Abby” (but for chickens!), being launched here today. “Listen Lissa! I have a problem with my daughter’s favorite pet hen…”