Easy Clues Your Baby Chick Might Be Sick

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…

Are My Chicks Too Cold Or Too Hot?

Are My Chicks Too Cold Or Too Hot?

[brid video=”469198″ player=”19074″ title=”Are My Chicks Too Cold Or Too Hot?” description=”Is my chick too cold or too hot? It’s easy to tell if you know what to look for! And it’s important – the health of your chicks depends on it. Here’s signs y…” duration=”357″ uploaddate=”2019-09-19 12:52:51″ thumbnailurl=”//cdn.brid.tv/live/partners/14575/thumb/469198_t_1568897524.png”]     Main Takeaways: If your…

When Will Chicks Start Laying Eggs?

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…

How Many Chicks Should Be In A Brooder?

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…

Should Your Baby Chicks Free Range?

Should Your Baby Chicks Free Range?

  Main takeaways: Only you can decide if your chicks should free range I don’t recommend it because they’re little, and are more likely to get eaten I don’t recommend letting them free range for their entire diet. If you do want them to go outside, it’s best if they’re at least partially feathered (summer)…