POULTRY MANAGEMENT | BREEDING | HATCHING | HEALTH & MEDICAL ISSUES | BIOSECURITY
The ayam cemani has earned the reputation for being the rarest (and most expensive) chicken in the world. Rightfully so and photos don’t do justice to this exotic poultry breed. They are absolutely stunning in all of their glorious black. That’s because, the ayam cemani is entirely black, from head to toe and inside to out due to a genetic mutation known as fibromelanosis.View Details
If you own a rooster, it’s inevitable that you will need to learn how to reduce or remove poultry spurs at some point during his lifetime. Caring for spurs will save both your rooster and his hens from injuries. Learn about the different ways to remove rooster spurs.View Details
Garden planning with your chicken flock in mind will allow you to plant varieties that work with Mother Nature, not against her. Gypsy Shoals Farm has compiled a list of common plants that are toxic to poultry and safe alternative varieties for the chicken yard.View Details
Mother nature has created the molting process for chickens to shed those brittle feathers and allow the chicken to grow new ones that will provide warmth and protection from the elements.View Details
CHICKEN KEEPER MUST HAVES
We've been keeping and breeding chickens since 2008 and have had our fair share of wins and losses when it comes to flock management equipment and supplies.
These are the chicken care products that we cannot live without at Gypsy Shoals Farm.