These faces included those of humans! Chickens even remember positive or negative experiences with the faces they recognise and pass that information on to members of their flocks. Mar 26, 2021

Breeding practice shows that red, green, blue, yellow and other light colors have certain adverse effects on the physiological function and growth of chickens. However, in the breeding process of chickens, this problem has long been ignored by people, causing undue losses to chicken farms (households). Jun 6, 2019

Lettuce, kale, turnip greens and chard are great greens options. Watermelon, strawberries, and blueberries make healthy snacks for chickens when fed in moderation. A few flock favorites include: Vegetables: Lettuce, beets, broccoli, carrots, kale, swiss chard, squash, pumpkins and cucumbers.

Their food and water need tending daily, and they must be let in at night and let out in the morning. While an Autodoor can assist in the morning and evening duties, you still need someone on hand if you plan being away from the hens for more than 24 hours.