If you got chicks earlier this spring, no doubt they’re turning into young pullets and roosters now.

You likely have a million questions such as “when can I expect eggs?” and “how do I introduce them to my flock?”

Well, you’re about to get all those questions answered.

In this week’s podcast, I give you pro tips to helping your chicks grow into healthy pullets and roosters

(don’t forget my tip sheet: 7 Herbs For Healthy Hens!)

You’ll learn:

  • What you should feed them (and why certain supplements are critical)
  • How to train them so they know where their coop is
  • Why young chickens are even more vulnerable at night
  • The one thing you need to remember so your young chickens are safe while foraging


Links we discuss:

Manna Pro Poultry Website

Where to buy Manna Pro Grower Crumbles

Where to buy Harris Farms nesting boxes (TheFrugalChicken.com/NestingBoxes)

What Foods Can My Chickens Eat?

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I’d like to hear from you!

What questions do you have about raising healthy chickens? Leave a comment below!


Maat 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 farm in Southeast Missouri with her husband, two children, and about a million chickens and ducks. You can follow Maat on Facebook here and Instagram here.

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