We must be crazy for keeping chickens (or crazy about them, I’m not sure which). It’s been a year since we got our baby chicks. They’re still alive (well most of them), so we must have done something right! Learn from us, my friend. This funny story also offers some helpful advice.
Bringing chicks home to raise for eggs is exciting, but the wait for those eggs can be long! Read here about the best ways to help raise those chickens to be strong egg layers and how long you have to wait for those fresh eggs!
When you first bring your new chicks home, or hatch out some eggs, you will need a place that the babies can call home. This is called a brooder and there are lots of different ways to create a brooder. I will share with you 6 ways you can create a brooder, maybe even out […]
When choosing a heat source for our chicks brooder, most of us go right for the familiar heat lamp. It might be the easiest, but is that the best choice? I compare 4 types of heat sources looking at cost, convenience, upkeep, flexibility and safety. What I found might surprise you!