In a recent chicken workshop, I warned my students that chicks are not like puppies, you don’t want the calm one who is taking a nap when you inspect the litter. Quite the opposite, when you pick out chicks, you want the ones who are most lively and active.
By Hank Will, Editor-in-Chief
Learn about the different ways you can adjust the temperature in your brooder to ensure your chicks are comfortable.
Homestead Redhead solution for those nasty chicken eating hawks.
The first in a series of chicken talk and care, Homestead Redhead style.
With 12 chicks and 3 ducklings in the extra bedroom, we knew we needed to hustle and get a permanent coop built.