Tips for Chicks: Nourish Your Hens with Calcium

Calcium is an important part of a healthy and happy chicken diet. Whether you have noticed some fragile or soft eggs shells from your girls or just because, now is a great time to think about supplementing them. In most places their egg laying will increase as the days are longer and the weather more […]

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Chicks – The Awkward Period or My life in Chicken Years

The Awkward Period, but hey, we have all been there….. some of us more than others, some may never leave (but that begs other issues.) Watching my little hens grow up, rapidly, made me reflect on my own growing up, in particular the awkward times of days gone by and yet to come. I must […]

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The Chooks Debutante

Albeit far from a cotillion ball – I’d like to introduce you to these beginner hens, complete with their official God-given names. Thank you to all who submitted and voted! The results are final and there is something for everyone – strong women of history, sports heroines, performing arts and foodie shout out. Lady # […]

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New Diggs – Chicks are getting older!

First. Thing. – Last. Day. to vote for the chick names over at Sweet Sixteen. Second – chicks grow fast. Hence they need an upgraded abode. Original Brooder Set Up A bit different than the more traditional set up Made with items we had lying around house Safety first! Essentials Used a clear tote, with […]

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Sweet Sixteen is Here – Peepstakes Madness

Peepstakes Madness – we are down to the Sweet Sixteen Name Peepstakes (ok, more like two dozen, but they were so gooood!!)  on the road to the Final Four (names) next week.  Be sure to vote, get your friends to vote and share share! There is a poll for EACH of the four hens…  Big […]

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