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Main takeaways: Yes, chickens can eat grapes It’s best to cut the grapes up so they’re tiny or smash them Stay away from preserves, jams, jellies, or any grapes with added sugar Other reading: What do chickens eat? Can chicks eat strawberries?
Healthy hens and roosters don’t come in baskets from storks. It takes the right kind of chicken feed to turn them into active clucking fluffy butts in your coop. What is chicken feed called? There are several types of chicken feeds. Starter feed is a protein dense variety of chicken feed designed to meet […]
Main Takeaways: Chicks don’t need mother hens because they instinctively know how to find food and water. Hens provide some protection, but not very much. They can’t stop a predator from eating their chicks. We usually separate chicks from mother hens on our farm to provide better protection. Chicks instinctively know social behaviors (unlike other […]
If we’re going to raise baby chicks from day-olds to layers, we may as well start at the beginning – with what to feed baby chicks. In this video, we’ve got a new batch of little cuties that were just born! The problem is what to feed them from now until they’re ready for […]
Main Takeaways: You always want to use a feeder your chicks can reach I use something small and easy for them to find when they’re a day old. I’m not a fan of long feeders because they’re harder to open and I have to teach chicks how to use them. Mason jar feeders are […]