How Can My Hen Grow Her Feathers Back Fast?
Chickens

How Can My Hen Grow Her Feathers Back Fast?

If your hen’s feathers are looking a little sparse these days, you might not just be imagining it. She could actually be losing some of her fluffy foliage. You might be asking yourself, “how can my hen grow her feathers back fast?” There are several culprits behind why your hen might be losing her feathers,…

Are Crumbles Or Mash Better For Chicks?
Chicken Feed | Raising Baby Chicks Series

Are Crumbles Or Mash Better For Chicks?

Main Takeaways & Extra Info: Crumbles and mash are just different ways to feed starter to chicks. One isn’t necessarily better than the other. It’s important that whichever you feed, the chick starter has at least 18% protein. I feed a mash because I want to make sure my chicks can eat it (particle sizes…

Easy Clues Your Baby Chick Might Be Sick
Raising Baby Chicks Series

Easy Clues Your Baby Chick Might Be Sick

Main Takeaways: Huddling (looking hunched) with eyes closed is a sign your chick is cold and/or sick (if they’re just cold, they’ll usually cheep loudly, too) If they have some feathers, you’ll notice the feathers will be “puffed out” too. If they just have down, you won’t notice any feather fluffing. If your chick is…