Coastal is Your Chicken Headquarters
As your chicken experts, we’ve enjoyed sharing articles, videos, how-to segments, and a lot more about owing, raising, and caring for chickens. Now, we’ve put all of that information into a single location. Here, you’ll find everything you need to choose the right breed, give them a proper home, collect and store the eggs, as well as feed, water, and butcher your brood.
Click the video you want, sit back and watch as our experts share what they know.
There’s always something to learn about raising and caring for your chickens.
Should You Get a Rooster?
How to Keep Your Chickens Laying Eggs in Winter
Caring for Your Chickens when You’re Away
What to Expect When Your Chickens Molt
Common Chicken Mistakes You Can Avoid
Choosing Your Chicken Coop (or building it yourself)
Got Chickens? How to Collect, Clean, and Store the Eggs
Everything You Need for Happy, Healthy Chickens
Caring for Chicks
Coastal Kitchen – Farm Fresh Eggs
Coastal 101: How to Break Down a Chicken
Choose the Best Breed
There are a lot of chicken breeds out there, including some fancy ones. Knowing which breed is right for you, your property, and needs takes a bit of knowhow. Luckily, your Coastal team is here to help with a quick-and-easy chart. If you’re still not sure which ones to choose, stop by your nearby location. We’ll be happy to help you go home with everything you need to raise happy and healthy chickens.
|Ameraucana Pullets||Medium Light Blue 3/week||Likes winter but not extreme heat||6-7 pounds||Docile and fun|
|Calico Princess Pullet||Medium Cream 5/week||Does well in many climates||4-5 pounds||Broody|
|Cinnamon Queen Pullet||Large Brown 4/week||Hardy in most climates||5-6 pounds||Sweet and docile|
|Cornish Rock Broilers||Medium Brown 1/week||Likes winter but not heat hardy||8+ pounds||Broody, loud, and active|
|Cuckoo Maran Pullet||Medium Brown 3/week||Likes winter but not extreme heat||7-8 pounds||Personalities|
|Lavender Orpington Pullet||Large Brown 3/week||Good in all climates||7-8 pounds||Easily tamed and docile|
|Rainbow Dixie Pullet||Medium Blue & Brown 5/week||Can be good in colder climates||4-5 pounds||Can be broody|
|Sapphire Gem Pullet||Large Brown 5/week||Sturdy in all climates. Does well in heat.||4-5 pounds||Can be docile|
|White Crested Polish Pullet||Medium White 4/week||Tolerates most climates||5-6 pounds||Docile and easy to work with|