Safely Bathing Baby Chicks
Raising Baby Chicks Series

Safely Bathing Baby Chicks

Cleanliness is the name of the game today as, inevitably, your chicks will find some way to get their perfect down into a less preferable state. It then raises some questions about what to do when your chicks get covered in filth, but I’ve got some tricks for just such a predicament!   In this…

Feed Chicks Apple Cider Vinegar Like A Pro
Raising Baby Chicks Series

Feed Chicks Apple Cider Vinegar Like A Pro

Maat van UitertMaat van Uitert is a backyard chicken and sustainable living expert. She is also the author of Chickens: Naturally Raising A Sustainable Flock, which was a best seller in it’s Amazon category.  Maat has been featured on NBC, CBS, AOL Finance, Community Chickens, the Huffington Post, Chickens magazine, Backyard Poultry, and Countryside Magazine. She lives on her…

Do Chicks Need Poultry Grit?
Raising Baby Chicks Series

Do Chicks Need Poultry Grit?

“We all know that poultry grit is just another product that farm supply stores want to sell us, right?” “It’s not very important either to our chickens or our baby chicks, is it?” These are two very good questions, and I’ve got to share that in my experience, grit is VERY important. Today, we’ll explore…