Dust Baths and Longer Beaks Can Make Cage-free Chickens into Mite-free Chickens
How can we keep cage-free chickens also parasite free?
Researchers Raise Maggots on Chicken Blood to Save Darwin’s Finches
By Meredith Swett Walker In 1676, the great scientist Isaac Newton (of gravity fame) wrote a letter to another scientific titan, Robert Hooke (who had coined the biological term “cell”), […]
Backyard Chickens Harbor Greater Diversity of Mites and Lice than Farm-raised Chickens
By Meredith Swett Walker Today’s backyard chickens are not your grandmother’s birds — they sport jaunty sweaters, go for walks on leashes, and dine on treats like “chunky chicken caviar.” […]