It didn’t take long after walking into the feed store just to look at the chicks before I fell in love with them. Those adorable fluff balls sealed the deal. If I had any doubts about getting chickens for the first time, they were all gone by the time I walked out with a box with three fluffy baby chickens. We don’t have any of that original flock left. They lived long lives in our backyard flock and now reside under various fruit trees. I still look forward to raising chicks in the spring, and while baby chickens do need some care and attention, it really isn’t difficult to successfully raise chicks in a brooder.
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- Farming My Backyard
Can you be a homesteader even if you just have a regular yard in the city? Yes! I'm Kathryn, and my backyard farm has gardens, chickens, and rabbits on just 1/10th of an acre. Click here to get a free checklist to help you prepare for backyard chickens. You CAN create your own tiny farm and grow your own food no matter how small your homestead!
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