Are My Chicks Too Cold Or Too Hot?

Are My Chicks Too Cold Or Too Hot?

Main Takeaways: If your chicks are walking around, eating, etc, their brooder temperature is probably okay. If they’re huddling under/near the heat source, they’re probably cold. (Might also hear loud cheeping). If they’re scattered way away from the heat source, they’re probably too hot. More reading: How many chicks should be in a brooder Maat…

What To Do In Your Coop In May! [Checklist]

What To Do In Your Coop In May! [Checklist]

Alright, so sometimes it’s hard to remember everything you need to do for your chickens throughout the year. I get it. There are so many things to remember and sometimes you just space important chicken care items. So I’ve decided to create a monthly “To Do” list for all of my chicken owning friends out…

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 status. Chicks who…

Spraddle Leg & Easy Treatment Options

Spraddle Leg & Easy Treatment Options

This week, we’re going to delve into another topic related to the raising of baby chicks:  Spraddle Leg. It’s a condition more common than previously thought. Yet, some people who raise chicks don’t know what it is or what to do to correct it. So, if you’ve seen this in your chicks, or you’re considering…

Our Other Content