Cluck, cluck! This time of the year I begin to feel like a nesting hen. Although we don’t get to keep chickens in our tiny urban garden, this time of the year we borrow some eggs for a few weeks so that my bird-loving daughter can enjoy the experience of watching chicks hatch. The chicks […]
Today we are going to talk about selecting the right broody hen and getting an incubator setup properly, as well as how to care for your eggs up to the day you set them. . Whether it’s the hen won’t leave the nest or you get growled at every time you walk by, some sign […]
Getting ready for new chicks requires some equipment. If you are mail ordering the chicks from a company, the best time for northern climates is usually late March -May. You will want to order them approximately 4 weeks before the day you want to start them. Pullets need about 6 months of growth before they […]
Our amazing experience hatching chicks in an incubator.