Are Crumbles Or Mash Better For Chicks?
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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…

Answers To Every Question You Ever Had About Baby Chicks

Answers To Every Question You Ever Had About Baby Chicks

If you just got chicks for the first time, you probably have a million questions. Last year, I did a free YouTube series that answered the most common questions I get about raising baby chicks. Below, I’ve compiled all those videos into a single easy-to-use resource! This page is easy to use. Just use the…

Do Chicks Need Poultry Grit?

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…

How To Care For Your Baby Chicks Weeks 7-16 [Podcast]
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How To Care For Your Baby Chicks Weeks 7-16 [Podcast]

Last week we tackled your backyard chicken’s first 6 weeks, and in this episode we take on weeks 7-16!   (Want to listen to last week’s episode first? Click here!)   Weeks 7-16 are a little bit different then weeks 1-6 (especially weeks 11-16!) so we break down how you should care for your chicks each…

How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]
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How To Care For Baby Chicks Weeks 1-6 [Podcast]

Baby chicks require special care – that’s pretty much a fact.   And they’re fragile! Luckily, in this episode, we delve into the care they need week by week, as we explore the first 6 weeks of your new flock members’ lives.   (Want to learn about weeks 7-16? Click here for the next episode!)…