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Chick Update- Wk 7

Here is a chick progress update! The end of January Chicks are growing up well! I had ot move them to my other coop since the shared one was getting a little cramped. The plan is to make a small chicken tractor for the…

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New Years Chicks Update- 8 Weeks

Our babies are growing growing growing! They are now on chicken feed for adults, pellets and cracked corn (dumor brand). Finally started walking outside after leaving their coop door open for a week! I am hoping in four more weeks we will be able…

New Years Chicks Update- 4 Weeks

After our 2nd batch hatched at the end of this month, we had to make room in the brooder house for them. Which meant moving out the older chicks to the bigger coop outside. I hung two heat lamps, one red and one white…

Chick Drama

Homesteading leads to sometimes funny predicaments. This chick became stuck in its feed bowl and we had to help it out 🙂 Must have gotten a little too hungry! No worries, we saved the day!

Hatch in Progress:)

Here is a quick video of the first hatch of 2014! Notice the humidity and temperature very low. Should be 65% humidity at this stage, and between 99.5-102 temperature. During this hatch, I opened the lid too many times to help chicks, clean the…

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