What Do Baby Chicks Eat?

Last updated on March 29th, 2019 at 09:38 pm

What do baby chicks eat? Well, when one of my free-range hens disappeared from the flock one spring day, I thought the worst. I figured a predator had taken her and she was lost forever. This was a hen that I had saved from predator attacks before, and she was not a spring chicken anymore. Imagine my surprise when I heard the familiar clucking of… [Read More]

Chicken Predators: Signs of Attack and Prevention

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Last updated on May 14th, 2019 at 10:20 am

Just last week, mid day, I noticed my hens clucking far out from the coop, not just one hen, multiple. They would also idle by the chicken coop but not enter the run. A chicken predator during the day is not common in this area but I immediately went to check. Sure enough, a younger opossum was feasting on their eggs.

Spring is coming… [Read More]

First Time Buyers Guide To Chicken Coop Kits

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Last updated on July 26th, 2019 at 03:09 pm

There are a whole lot of chicken coop kits out there for the chicken enthusiast to choose from, but how do you know where to start, especially if you are also new to chickens?

We have set out a buying guide here for you – things to look for, consider and avoid. While circumstances and needs vary from coop to coop, and person to person, there… [Read More]

How To Raise Baby Chicks

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Cute, fuzzy, lovable and delicate – baby chicks, who doesn’t love them? Today we are going to run through the needs of these little creatures and give you some tips and tricks on how to raise baby chickens, making them happy and healthy without breaking the bank!

There are two things that are essential to the best outcome for your peeps and they are the investment of time with them and maintaining a good, healthy… [Read More]