What Not to Do When Raising Baby Chicks

What Not to Do When Raising Baby Chicks

There are tons of articles about raising chickens. Trust me, I’ve read them all. Most of them say the same thing, others have a few differences, and others still are completely out there.  However, in the middle of a chick crisis I seemed to forget that some articles did not directly relate to my circumstances and I would go off in a panic. So let me make this short and…

How to Calm Chicks During a Thunderstorm

How to Calm Chicks During a Thunderstorm

My chickens are not normal chickens. Or perhaps I’m not a normal chicken mother. I’m some sort of worrying, always fussing mother hen combination.  Either way, Hubby and I moved our 13 little darlings to their coop at 4 1/2 weeks old.  They were just too big and smelly to be living in our spare bedroom anymore. I was convinced that I was OK with this. (More for the sake…