Or was that the Mayflower? I was done with chickens. Really I was. Then there was the cutest chicken coop on Marketplace and, well, here we are. Added to the long list of things I don’t get to be in charge of any more is picking out chicken coops and deciding to buy them inContinue reading “Chick Chicks on the Mayberry”
Tag Archives: chicks
The Farmer’s Phonebook
Even though the “no farms, no food” adage is becoming truer by the growing season, it still seems that the game is rigged against producers who need to outsource supplies and labor.
Swimming in Butter
-ery yellow chicks. We hatched out chicks all summer of 2020, and have been thrilled with our hatch rates! The last hatch of 2020 consisted of 22 eggs, of which 20 hatched! I sell quite a few hatching eggs as well, and have received positive feedback on hatching rates from buyers.
Chicks, Who Knew!
Who knew there would EVER be such a boom on all things poultry these days! Hatcheries are back ordered for weeks or months and it seems everyone with space and allowable city regulations wants a flock!
The Building of a Brooder Box
Our chickens turned a year old in April, and in my estimation, were well old enough to start brooding out babies. While the breeds we bought were eclectic (Rainbows from Hoovers Hatchery; dominique and black sex link from TSC, and an americana), I had initially purchased them for meat birds with the hope that IContinue reading “The Building of a Brooder Box”