You’ve got some preparation to do before you bring home some springtime chicks. But once you’ve got your brooder, your light, and your chick feed ready, it’s time to bring on the chicks. Here are some tips for making those first few weeks go smoothly.
One of the surest signs of spring is that distinctive chirping sound you hear at the back of your ranch store. Follow it and you’ll find…babies! Most likely surrounded by a group of adoring children, you’ll discover cages of baby bunnies, ducklings, and our favorite—chicks. If you’re ready to take the chick plunge, follow these easy steps to make raising chicks your new favorite springtime activity.
Feeding your chickens can be fun, but we’re the first to admit it can also be a pain. Cleaning out gunky feed, trying to hang your feeder, slogging through the rain or snow to top the feeder off before you leave for work... the list goes on and on!
Get the top tips to solving your chicken feeding problems.
If you’ve decided you can’t live without a chicken flock of your own, here is a basic guide to raising chickens at your home.