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From Chick to Laying Hen–Step-by-Step Guide Phase II (Week 4-16)

From Chick to Laying Hen–Step-by-Step Guide Phase II (Week 4-16)

3 by / on January 21, 2013, 9:39 am / in Chickens, Preservation Projections

Our chicks are nearly 6 weeks old now, entering the gangly looking adolescent stage.  They still sleep in a heap under the heat lamp at night, but only because this is the dead of winter.  If you are raising chicks in the early spring or summer, you can stop the heat lamp during the day and just use it at […]

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From Chicks to Laying Hens–A Step by Step Guide

From Chicks to Laying Hens–A Step by Step Guide

26 by / on January 6, 2013, 3:20 pm / in Chickens, Farming/Gardening, Preservation Projections

Keeping chickens is easy–and I highly recommend it!  To give easy a reference point, having done both I’d say chickens is way less work than a dog, but more than a cat.  You only need to consider a few factors to successfully raise hens from chicks, which I recommend over purchasing full grown hens because chicks, while they are actually […]

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