I spent months studying, hoarding, and obsessing over the best methods to apply and products to use for my chickens. Not only do I love and care for my poultry flock, but they also provide me with food in return. I wanted to give them the best care, and learn as much as I possibly could, to ensure a healthy and happy coop. So I gathered products I trust and turned them into an Emergency Kit, should a Chicken Catastrophe ever arise.
Step by step we show you how we made a DIY chick waterer for half the price of what we would have paid in stores. Perfect addition to every brooder! Learn how to make your own, now.
It's pretty easy to spontaneously buy baby chicks. They're so little and fluffy and sweetly chirp. They hop around on one another and cuddle together and are so funny to watch. They're so flighty, I've had plenty just jump into my cart beyond my control. What was I supposed to do, tell those little fluffy … Continue reading The Reality of Raising Chicks
In early January we made the decision to get even more serious becoming self-reliant. We decided to buy some Cornish Cross chicks to raise to be processed. We thought 10 would be a good number, but planned to order 20 just in case we encountered a loss, like we've heard you unfortunately tend to do … Continue reading Bringing Home 50 Baby Chicks (in 3 inches of snow)