When Will Chicks Start Laying Eggs?
Raising Baby Chicks Series

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…

Perfectly YUMMY Sugar-Free English Egg Custard!
Farm to Fork

Perfectly YUMMY Sugar-Free English Egg Custard!

Traditional English egg custard is super simple to make, but gives you an AMAZING dessert to make with all those eggs your flock lays. With this recipe, we’ve turned tradition a bit on its side with our sugar-free English egg custard – and it’s just as tasty! We’ve replaced sugar with sucralose (you can also…

Homemade Suet Cakes For Chickens: Great Boredom Busters!
Chickens | Sustainable Living

Homemade Suet Cakes For Chickens: Great Boredom Busters!

Crafting homemade suet cakes for chickens is a simple way to boost the fat in your flock’s diet while giving them a way to stay occupied.   In fact, a frequent question I get is “Can chickens eat suet cakes?,” and not only is the answer a definitive “YES!” but feeding diy suet cakes to…

How Much Does It Cost Own A Chicken? Egg Cost Comparison
Care | Chickens

How Much Does It Cost Own A Chicken? Egg Cost Comparison

Many beginners wonder “How much does it cost to own a chicken?” And in this article, we’re going to talk specifics about how chicken keeping can effect your wallet. Like many things in life, you can make chicken keeping as expensive or inexpensive as you want. Now, just how much does it cost to own…