Kids’ Corner

A Beginner’s Guide to Raising Baby Chicks
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Free! Five baby chicks with each feed purchase! The deal is tempting and new chicken owners rush to the feed stores for free chick days. Here’s what …

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Chickens as Pets: 5 Kid-Friendly Chicken Breeds
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Raising a flock of backyard chickens as pets with “benefits” is a fun, fulfilling activity that the whole family can get involved in. Kids love to help …

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How to Start Raising Chickens For Eggs
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites More and more people, in both rural and urban areas, are starting to raise chickens. Raising chickens for eggs is a great family project and an easy way to …

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Meet Mumble: How to Raise Baby Chicks with Special Needs
March 14, 2019 · · Chickens 101, Kids' Corner

Add to Favorites Rebekah Stewart of North Somerset, Britain, learned even if you know how to raise baby chicks, sometimes things happen. In May of 2015, five chicks hatched without …

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Twas the Night Before Christmas — Chickens Edition!

Add to Favorites With apologies to Clement C. Moore. The following should prove to all the children out there that Santa visits good chickens, too. I’ve changed some of the …

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Treats for Baby Chicks Can Be Fun and Nutritious

Add to Favorites Your initial focus when getting baby chickens was probably the basics: selecting a breed, setting up a chick brooder, and what you can feed chickens. When you …

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Showing Poultry 101

Add to Favorites Picking show chicken breeds for your first foray into the world of fancy poultry can be as daunting as trying to understand genetics. But with a few …

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Feed and Care for Geese

Add to Favorites By Kirsten Lie-Nielsen, Maine Geese are low maintenance, hardy birds who will outlive many other farmyard fowl and are comfortable in a wide range of environments. You …

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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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