Sometimes it takes a snake to fulfill my wish for a bigger brooder.
Varmints will attack when you least expect it so predator proof your chicken pens.
You have ordered your baby chickens and they are due to arrive…a brooder is a must have when raising baby chickens. You can buy brooders from several poultry equipment suppliers or you can make your own. Here are a few ideas from various sources. This first one is from an article in the e-newsletter from [...]
You know at some point there has to be an end to this chicken raising madness. I already have 52 chickens on the farm. I have Rhode Island Reds, Buff Orpingtons, Silver Laced Wyandottes, Black Australorps, Black Sex Links or Black Stars, Ameracaunas, Blue Rocks (Blue Orpington and Barred-Rock mix), and a Light Brahma Rooster. [...]
If you are visiting this blog it is because you raise chickens already or are starting soon. I have been raising chickens for about five years now and to me one of the most entertaining parts of raising chickens is raising baby chickens. Who can resist such cute little birds? I think that is why [...]