All seven of our rescued factory farm chicks are doing great. Little Dixie is still half the size of everyone else and the others take turns keeping her under their wing (literally) to keep her warm and comfort her. She sings … Continue reading Moving Chicks to the Coop and Safe Introductions
I think I was starving my chickens. I am not proud of this. Further reason that this blog serves as a place to educate folks on exactly how-to because I can never find the answers on these things until it hits me in the face! So, when we first got our chickens, we had eight. Three or so scoops two or three times a day to spoil them, lots of scraps, running around the yard, they were all set. We lost some, got some more, now at fifteen, upped the food ration some, everything seemed good. Lost some, gained some, … Continue reading How Much Do You Feed Chickens?
Doug came in from measuring the space around the porch. “I am not sure about closing off under the porch. That is the chickens’ safe place from predators.” “We must!” I replied, “Do you want eggs, or what?! Besides, Bumble … Continue reading The Case of the Missing Eggs