Bringing home a new, peeping box with fluffy chicks can be scary, but Elizabeth Mack has advice to help you.Read More
If you are new to the chicken game, fear not. Here’s the ins and outs of caring for your new chicks from the basics to housing to illness.Read More
Here’s what you need to know about raising baby chicks before you bring them home.Read More
If you want some great ideas on how to build a chicken coop using local and recycled materials, look at these great stories for inspiration.Read More
Do chickens need heat in winter? Only the babies, and only for a short time. But how long do chicks need a heat lamp?Read More
Chick season will soon be in full swing. If you are new to having backyard chickens and just starting out caring for baby chicks, you should be aware of a potentially life-threatening, but easily treatable condition that is fairly common, affecting mainly shipped day-old chicks.Read More
Add to Favorites Whether you’re starting a new flock or expanding one, spring is the time when people start to have baby chicks on the mind. It’s good to do …Read More
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 were researching this last part, did you consider treats for baby chicks?Read More
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.
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 problems.Read More