Tag Archives: raising chickens
As I peered through the window at the eggs I had a flood of emotion overcome me. The anticipation of the new chick arrival has been burning inside of me since November as I kept hearing from the long time … Continue reading
Our chickens are about eight weeks old. Most of their adult feathers have grown in. The chickens appear to be about one third the size that they will reach as adults. They are about the size of bantams.
Our chickens are about 5 weeks old now. They are growing and developing well in the chicken tractor…. This article also tells a little about the chicken’s crop and digestive tract. Continue reading
If you’ve ever raised chicks then later added them to an existing flock of mature chickens, then you know that it is often an unpleasant experience. The older chickens peck the newcomers hard. They chase them, and they try to … Continue reading
Moving the chicks from the brooder into the chicken tractor.
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Cleaning out the brooder. Foraging in the yard. Friendly Americana. Photos. Continue reading
Chick grit – making it from grower grit. Overcoming problems with pasting up. Photos. Continue reading
Moving the chicks outdoors to a larger brooder. Description of the new brooder. Quick Chick supplement. Photos. Continue reading
The arrival of the baby chicks at the post office. Basic chick care for the first day.
Your chickens need to always have access to plenty of clean, fresh drinking water. This is especially important in hot weather when their need for water increases significantly. Problems Caused by Lack of Water