The internet would have you believe that incubating Coturnix quail is difficult. I’m here to let you in on a secret… it’s not. Forget fumigation and floating techniques. It’s really no different than incubating a chicken egg. The only difference is that it takes less time and you might as well forget about candling. You […]
Here is a walk through of our brooding area. We have two master bathrooms. One with a large garden tub and another with a shower. We have literally used the garden tub one time in the last 4 years so we decided to put it to good use. If you plan to hatch your own […]
I use day 18 as an excuse to get the brooder setup, if only to distract me from checking the incubator every 2 minutes. My brooder is a big 122 qt. Rubbermaid, but any box (from cardboard to plywood and in between) will do. You want the size of the box to correlate with the […]
Are you thinking about raising your own chickens but overwhelmed by the vast array of equipment available and its potential cost? There is no need to break the bank to raise healthy and happy chickens. Read on to find out how to start chicks at home for less than $100.