Having a very large brooder is a great way to raise large numbers of chicks, but even so, there comes a time when they outgrow their space. So, nothing left to do but repurpose another space, large enough to allow them to continue to grow until it’s time for them to run on the range. […]
If you are new to raising chickens for meat or eggs like we are, it can be a daunting experience to know where to start. Here is a great resource we found that covers all the basics of how to get started.
We’ve used the same homemade brooder box for years. Simple construction, rugged components, lots of space for lots of little chickens. What’s not to like? Follow the link for construction details, and a link to a video showing our little brood enjoying their space.
When things aren’t going as expected with your girls, it is time to take action. Read about our most recent problems and what we are doing about it.
What do you get when you cross a new nasal antihistamine, 36 hours of no sleep, and an iPhone? Follow the link and find out! 😉
Do you have chickens in your urban backyard? Thinking about getting some? Learn to use them for all sorts of garden projects, not just laying eggs. Read how to keep your hens healthy, housed and happy!