Chickens as pets

My Doumi graphic

App update lets you hatch, raise and even dress a virtual pet

June 10, 2019

SHANGHAI, CHINA (24-7PressRelease) — LeapFun Games is delighted to announce that My Doumi is now available to virtual pet lovers around the world on Google Play to all iOS and Android users worldwide. Since its debut launch on the App Store in September 2018, My Doumi enjoyed solid demand from users around the world. LeapFun […]

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Third annual “My ‘Pet’ Peeves” photo contest

May 2, 2019

“We’re thrilled to bring back this photo contest for the third time during National Pet Month to allow pet owners everywhere to share photos and be entertained by each other’s pets’ crazy antics.” ANN ARBOR, Michigan (PRNewswire) — Mr. Handyman, a Neighborly company, is celebrating National Pet Month this May with its third annual “My […]

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Pet supplies

A great way to save money on pet supplies

April 23, 2019

We stumbled across Wikibuy when we were surfing the Internet and read that it can be a great way to save money on pet products. Wikibuy is a Chrome extension that finds coupon codes and discounts while you shop online. It can be downloaded by going to this address: https://wikibuy.com/ You can then add it […]

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chicken laying eggs gif

Gif for chicken lovers

April 4, 2019

Please enjoy our animated chicken laying eggs gif. 🙂

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February calendar with pet dates and other holidays

Celebrating pets in February with some special days

February 10, 2019

February might be a short month, but it’s a big month for pets inasmuch as noteworthy dates. While the following might not be well known holidays, nor will you likely get the day off of work to celebrate them, they are still worth partaking in: Feb. 14 is Valentine’s Day, but love will still be […]

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From lifelike figurines of your cat or dog to prosthetic limbs for animals in need, 3D printing is creating brighter futures for animals and owners

January 11, 2019

3D printing on its own is pretty amazing. Add in pets and the possibilities become extremely interesting. Here’s a look at some ways 3D printing is being used when it comes to our furry friends: Lifelike recreations: Some companies are now offering 3D printing of models of pets. GravityB, a Calgary-based studio, for example, creates […]

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Chicken barn and pen

Product Review: New Age Pet ecoFLEX Fontana Chicken Barn and New Age Pet ecoFLEX Fontana Pen

December 19, 2018

We are reviewing these two products together: New Age Pet ecoFLEX Fontana Chicken Barn and New Age Pet ecoFLEX Fontana Pen We bought the barn and pen, which both arrived in the mail and we put them together today. The descriptions: The pen: Maintenance free and easy to clean 10 year warranty 6 + sq […]

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silkie chickens

Thinking of getting a chicken? Or, already a chicken owner? Here are some tips for a healthy, happy flock

December 8, 2018

Go slow when changing from medicated to non medicated feed. If you start your chicks out on medicated feed, wean them off it instead of abruptly switching to non medicated. Here’s why: The medication added to chick feed is not antibiotics. It is actually amprolium, which is used to prevent coccidiosis—a parasitic infection of the […]

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How to make a swing for a chicken

November 30, 2018

We have seen chicken swings for sale for $30 and up on online pet stores and ebay. We love our chickens, but that seemed a bit pricey. So we made our own. Given that we already had everything we needed except the rope, it ended up costing us about $4. And that leaves us enough […]

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Tip for cleaning algae out of pet’s water bowl

November 26, 2018

We are constantly fighting the fight to keep the algae from growing on the insides of all of our pet’s water bowls. Today was time to seriously scrub down the chicken’s water trough. Cleaning the water bowl for the cat and dogs bowl is a lot easier because it’s in the house and we can […]

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Survey shows having a pet can help lead to success

November 16, 2018

A survey conducted by Banfield Pet Hospital® discovered a correlation between pets and professional achievements: 93 percent of C-suite executives surveyed in the U.S. grew up with a pet, with 78 percent attributing their career success in part to owning a pet as a child. VANCOUVER, Washington (PRNewswire) — Pets bring joy, companionship and comfort […]

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