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 […]
So you are ready to start raising chicks? You’ve come to the right place! I’ve created a simple guide to raising chicks to get you started. Our family loves raising chicks. I mean who can resist the small puffs of cuteness? I remember when we got out first 6 chicks; I felt completely unprepared. I […]
It’s the time of year when spring chicks are getting big enough to be outside. They are fully feathered and no longer need heat. It’s definitely time to get them out of the brooder! Now the big question is: Where do they go from here? Most of us are eager to get them into the […]