Hatching Eggs & Raising Chickens

Hatching baby chicks from eggs is an exciting and rewarding process. Learn how to incubate eggs, take care of hatchlings, and properly care for brand new fluffy chicks.

So you want to hatch yourself some chicks and you’re ready to collect eggs and toss them in the incubator. Wait! There are some things you should know to maximize your success, and get the most...
Are you thinking about hatching eggs under a broody hen? Come, read this please!
The content in this article is not in any way meant to be a definitive guide to raising and keeping cockerels and cock birds. It is an account of my personal experiences and as such it will...
Hatching Chickens can be a fun and educational experience for the entire family. How cool is it to watch a small egg turn into a tiny life! And of course when these chicks grow up, your...
One of the challenges of keeping chickens is to determine the sex of chicks and young birds. It’s not an exact science, but it does get easier after looking at many birds – you begin to recognize...
This is about broody hens. It is my first article, so please comment friendly feedback.
I thought it would be fun to make an article that I could point to rather than re-typing all the time :) Firstly, breeder nutrition. Almost all of my birds typically eat our store brand...
Studies have shown that early enrichment creates well adjusted, clever and calm chickens that easily find their way in the environment and are less fearful to new things. All good reasons to...
Logging my work with my chickens and growing and starting my own Dual Purpose flock.
So I’m not sure how old my babies are, but I bought them on Sunday, but they shipped to the store Saturday, and now it’s Wednesday (sorry so confusing lol) but anyways, my question is, when I put...
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