Kids’ Corner

Baby Chick Health Basics: What You Need to Know
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites ‘Tis the season! And, no it’s not a national holiday like Christmas, but it might as well be. It’s chick season! Those adorable balls of fluff are …

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Raising Chickens and Children
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Our motto states that here on Phillips Farm, we are raising free-range chickens, ducks, and little boys. Raising chickens and children have some similarities: both thrive with …

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Make a Weed Salad with Apple Cider Vinegar for Your Chickens
February 26, 2019 · · Feed & Health, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites There are lots of edible weeds that grow in most parts of the country including plantain, clover, chickweed, and purslane. Dandelion benefits in a weed salad are …

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10 Chicken-Feeding Facts

Add to Favorites By Tiffany Towne, Nutrena Poultry Expert Some say chickens are simple animals. We say they are amazing! Like humans, though, a wholesome diet can make a big …

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Modern Tips for Hatching Eggs for Kids in Classrooms
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites The rules have changed. When I was a kid, hatching eggs for kids in schools was as simple as bringing in eggs and an incubator. The eggs …

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A Business Lesson Learned Raising Chickens for Meat

My two oldest boys Brodrek (10) and Wyatt (9) decided they wanted to start a business raising fryers. They saved their Christmas money and the money they earned from doing odds and ends around the house over a 10-month period.

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How Do Chickens Lay Eggs?
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites “I can’t buy your eggs anymore,” was the astonishing announcement made by a college student who had been one of my best customers. I had to know …

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Egg Facts: 5 Reasons To Eat Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Eggs add the perfect punch of protein to our diets. Raising hens for eggs means that you have easy access to one of the few high quality …

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A Guide to Different Colored Chicken Eggs
February 22, 2019 · · Eggs & Meat, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Imagine the excitement of peering into your nesting boxes and finding a rainbow of different colored eggs every day. There are more than 60 breeds of chickens …

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How to Make Nest Box Curtains
February 20, 2019 · · Coops, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites By Erin Phillips – DIY nest box curtains are an easy and useful addition to any chicken coop design. Maybe you’ve seen them in photos of coops …

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