Articles from laceynoelle

I love Broody hens, I really do. Until I buy an incubator, theyre what Im relying on to hatch chicks too, since every incubator Ive tried to make has been a Fail. (Im incubator challenged) I ordered my chicks from Ideal and got them March 17, 2010, and Ive of course added various odd chickens since then. This was their first spring, and I was hoping for a few broodies. What did I get? Like ten!! This is more for me then them, Id like to keep up with who's broody or not, and everything. :]...
These are four eggs that were left as late chicks when one of my broodies left her nest early. Three of them hatched, and were put under her at night, and I got two of them hatching over a period of time on camera! This is just a neat little grouping of photos I wanted to share. :]
There are thousands of articles, chicken gurus, livestock books, and forums that educate and lend advice. Our Backyard Chickens forum is a great source of information and provides online help available 24/7 at our fingertips. It is so incredibly easy in the internet era to become educated and teach ourselves everything we need to know to get started with poultry. We are lucky to have these resources. We have this information available to us detailing all aspects of animal rearing, yet I...
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