With the promise of Spring, comes the exciting prospect of new chicks on the farm!
I like to restock my flock with new birds at least once every two years I am able to find buyers for some of my “old” girls quite quickly Everyone is always looking for laying hens, and I’m happy to make a little extra feed money with the cash
This year, I sold all but 5 of my best hens and one Turken rooster, named Chimp
After making room, the fun part begins!
Usually, my daughter and I spend hours looking over the catalog, picking
Preparing for Baby Chicks
Spring is almost here!
If you’re like me, you’re excited to add some chicks to your flock! (Personally, I am hoping to add some Welsummers and Cochins!) Whether adding new breeds, or re-stocking on your old favorites, preparation is key!
Go ahead and have all your set-up complete and ready before your chicks arrive That way, you won’t be scrambling last minute to go buy something they need Instead, you’ll have everything in order and you can just enjoy spending time with your new babies
Whether an old stock
Back in 1983 swashbuckling and suave actor Sean Connery thrilled movie goers in the James Bond spy movie, NEVER SAY NEVER AGAIN There might not seem to be a connection between the movie and chickens, but there is
Chickens are individuals No two are exactly alike Each has a distinct personality
Sometimes they do downright goofy things that defy human logic Chickens don’t read catalogs or books or watch YouTube videos about their supposed behavior but one thing is certain Rigid words don’t work to describe chicken traits Exceptions abound When preparing a chick order it’s important to remember that the