When Will Chicks Start Laying Eggs?
Raising Baby Chicks Series

When Will Chicks Start Laying Eggs?

You might be wondering “when do chicks start laying eggs?”   People tend to purchase their chicks in March. Around June, when they’re six to eight weeks old, owners start to wonder why they aren’t laying eggs yet. The short answer is:  they’re not ready yet.     The longer explanation involves their sexually mature…

DIY Automatic Coop Door With ChickenGuard
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DIY Automatic Coop Door With ChickenGuard

Building your own DIY automatic coop door is easy with a ChickenGuard Automatic Coop Door Opener!   (For this article, ChickenGuard provided us with a free Automatic Coop Door Opener. This article reflects my own personal opinions using this product).   With the hot summers and chilly winters (with lots of freezing rain) in Southeast…

How Many Chicks Should Be In A Brooder?
Raising Baby Chicks Series

How Many Chicks Should Be In A Brooder?

So, how many chicks should go in a brooder? Let’s find out! [brid autoplay=”true” video=”470214″ player=”19074″ title=”Stop Chicks from Squashing Each Other!” description=”Piling is a top killer of baby chicks. Here’s what it is, and how to avoid it! Our favorite chick starter: https://amzn.to/309GTXB Follow on Facebook: https:…” duration=”253″ uploaddate=”2019-09-22 01:42:20″ thumbnailurl=”//cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/14575/thumb/470214_t_1569116510.png”]   You have…