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Do Chickens Qualify for AG Exemption in Texas

Do Chickens Qualify for AG Exemption in Texas? (Eligibility Requirements)

Moving to Texas or thinking about raising chickens and wondering; do chickens qualify for AG exemption in Texas? The answer is; Yes, chickens can qualify for Agricultural Exemption, although there are many eligibility requirements. I’ll say off the top; this is a topic best discussed with a qualified tax professional if you want an accurate …

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Can Pheasants Live With Chickens

Can Pheasants Live With Chickens? (It’s Not That Difficult)

Pheasants can live with chickens, yes. There are some general rules to follow to ensure both your chickens and pheasants are safe. Both species need their space and each has some specific conditions, but it’s really not difficult at all. Do Chickens and Pheasants Get Along? Generally speaking, chickens and pheasants will get along just …

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Can Peacocks Live With Chickens

Can Peacocks Live With Chickens? (Yep, Here’s How to Do It)

If you’re thinking about keeping peacocks or peahens with chickens, they can absolutely live happily together if managed property. You do have to keep in mind that peacocks and chickens are very different in many ways though. Can You Raise Peacocks With Chickens? You can raise peafowl with chickens, yes. I’ve read numerous accounts and …

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Salt Water Bottle in Chicken Waterer

Putting A Salt Water Bottle in Chicken Waterer (Doesn’t Stop It Freezing!)

I’m sure you’ve heard about various hacks to stop the water in your chicken bucket or waterer freezing at temperature drops. Ping pong balls, heat tape, bird table water heaters, heated pet bowls… they all work to some extent. But how about putting a salt water bottle in your chickens’ waterer, does that stop water …

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What Is a Capon Chicken

What Is a Capon Chicken? (How It’s Different From Chicken)

Capon chickens are male chickens that were castrated before reaching sexual maturity. They are also fed a rich diet, typically including milk or porridge, and this results in a more flavorful and less ‘gamey’ tasting meat. This type of poultry was considered a luxury in the early 20th century. Being bigger than regular chickens, it …

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