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Luxury chicken hotel

Farmer Bill Bezuk, owner of the Eugene Backyard Farmer in Oregon, has opened what he believes is the first chicken hotel in the country. Chicken owners often take to urban farming blogs with this lament: Where to house the ladies when they leave town? Bill Bezuk, owner of Eugene Backyard Farmer in Eugene, Ore., used to offer a chicken sitting …

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The future of egg production

From the first of January of this year, 2012, traditional cages have officially been banned in the EU. To a large extent these have been replaced by alternative systems. Despite the advantages, some systems also have disadvantages. Most likely the development of new and better systems will continue. By Arnold Elson, Nottingham, UK* 2012 will see the most dramatic changes …

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It’s nearly Christmas

It’s been a great year for Red Barn’s Free Range Chicken business.  We have learnt so much and we are continuing to learn. 2011 will bring new challenges for Filip and I.  Including this blog and online store.  We want to share everything we have learned and also set up a site where you can buy anything to do with …