Preparing For Baby (Chicks, That Is!) [Podcast]
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Preparing For Baby (Chicks, That Is!) [Podcast]

Baby chick season is almost here….and they have special needs adult chickens don’t.   We are definitely getting chicks this spring (despite what my husband says!), and right now we’re busy preparing for their arrival.   Baby chicks are a needy bunch, and it’s best to be prepared before they show up on your doorstep…

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

Vent Prolapse: How to Recognize & Treat Your Hen

When your chicken has a vent prolapse, it can be startling and distressing – for you and the hen. In this article, I invited Carrissa from Feather And Scale Farm to tell us about her experience treating vent prolapse. Here’s Carrissa’s first-hand experience with vent prolapse with her hen Oreo, and how she handled it: We…

Make A Dust Bath For Chickens In Just 5 Minutes!

Make A Dust Bath For Chickens In Just 5 Minutes!

If you haven’t yet built a dust bath for chickens, now is the time to start. Luckily, it’s an easy project to complete, and it won’t cost you very much (yay saving pennies, right?) As you’ve watched your flock toss dust and crumbs of earth on themselves, did you ever wonder “Why do chickens take…