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No more animals in my house!!!!

The bottle baby goats that were keeping warm in the house went to a new home this morning! And…the chicks are out of the house too!!!! Yes, you read that right! Our week-old chicks now have an outdoor shelter/brooder. I … Continue reading

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Raising Chicks

I thought I might put together some information on how I raise chicks when I succumb to getting some without using a broody hen. I have found a few things really help make it a success. ~First, you need a … Continue reading

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Chicks are Here

Our new little chicks arrived early this morning! When we got to the post office, they looked very apologetic. “Yes, Ma’am, there were some live chicks that came in this morning, but that was just before breakfast. We can’t make … Continue reading

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Momma Hen and Chicks

I said I would take some more pictures of the hen and her chicks, and here they are! “Momma, momma, momma!” peep the little chicks. “There she is!” “Altogether, now, no one wander off!” “Junior, come along now. Don’t stare … Continue reading

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Hatching Chicks in an Incubator

This is a video of our first chicks hatching out in an incubator. Our hens were not setting well, so we borrowed a local schools incubator to try hatching them ourselves. We found that, while not difficult in theory, hatching … Continue reading

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