Newly-hatched baby chicks spend their first days of life in a brooder (or under their mum!). But at some point, they will grow up a little, become more adventurous, and get bored in the brooder. One of the more commonly asked questions amongst new chicken breeders is, when can chicks go outside? Every growing chick needs warmth and this early period is vital for the health of the adult bird and future well being. The key to success is keeping the chick safe, providing clean food and waterRead more
Handling chickens is an important part of being a backyard chicken enthusiast. It’s very important to understand how to pick up and handle your chickens safely, both for the benefit of the bird and for yourself.
First and foremost, you need to know how to handle baby chicks.Read more