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Now that you have added baby chicks to your home, you may wonder when can chicks go outside? Those cute fluffy chicks grow fast, and can also be a bit stinky and dusty in their brooder. Not only do most folks want to get them out of their house or garage as soon as possible, but many also want their chicks to have room to play and stretch their wings! So, when can the chicks go outside? Ultimately, this will be determined by the chicks age, your location, outdoor temperature. Momma ... Read More about When Can Chicks Go Outside?
Ordering chickens from an online hatchery and having them mailed to you is growing in popularity. I order around 500 guinea fowl keets every year that are shipped to me. I have learned over the years that the first 24 hours after receiving mail order chickens can impact their survival! Learn what you should do to have the best survivability possible. PIN THIS POST Ordering Chicks Online Ordering chicks online is a popular option, especially if you are looking for select ... Read More about The First 24 Hours With Mail Order Chickens
Are you new to chickens? Maybe you purchased chicks at the feed store on impulse, or maybe you've been thinking about adding chickens for a while. In any case, if you are looking for guidance on raising chickens, this article should answer all of your questions! If you have any questions, please feel free to leave a comment at the end of the article or post it in our Hens & Hives Facebook group! PIN THIS Before you Begin Before getting chickens, I recommend doing a little ... Read More about Everything You Wanted To Know About Raising Chickens
An emergency can strike at any time. It could be a flood, tornado, hurricane, earthquake, wildfire, terrorist attack, severe weather, natural disaster, power outage, or medical pandemic. It could even be a personal emergency like job loss or house fire. Emergencies often occur without warning. Will you be ready? While it is important to be practical, many folks are simply not prepared for an emergency. An emergency kit is a great start. 72 hours or 30 days FEMA recommends every ... Read More about How To Create an Emergency Kit