I never thought I’d be a crazy chicken lady, especially after a childhood in which the closest I got to “nature” was mowing the backyard for $5, yet here I am. After five years and fifteen chickens, I’ve learned that they’re funny and fascinating creatures, and that starts from the moment they’re born. Our latest […]
Chick season is upon us and just about everyone I know has hatched or bought new chicks for their flocks! By now your chicks are running around their brooder happily doing their cute little chick things. Nothing can make the fun come to a halt faster then a sick chick can though….and I have spent […]
It’s chick season! If you want to start your flock with chicks, or maybe add to an existing one, now is the best time to do it. But where are the best places to get chicks? Here are three excellent places for you to buy chicks this spring.
Chicks are not difficult to care for, with a little preparation raising chicks can be a fun & rewarding experience for the whole family!
New chicken owners experiencing their first winter with chickens in a back yard coop can become concerned when the real winter weather arrives. I live in a fairly moderate area where winter is normally not too severe. We do get some winters that are colder than average and this often will bring questions about how […]
It is fascinating to watch how chicks grow during the first year of their life. The downy chick goes through stages to become an egg laying hen or roo. Starting at day one from hatch, the little barely developed, downy chick grows quickly to an eating and growing machine. There is a lot of work […]