Chick Primer: Brooder to Coop

It is officially spring. While it's not the actual vernal equinox (that's still a couple of weeks away); I know it's spring because when I walked into the farm store last week the undeniable sound of chicks "peeping" could be heard. And to me, that … [Read more...]

Flock Integration: So Happy Together

Over the weekend we moved our 16-week old pullets into the main coop with our two older hens.  I'm happy to report it was a great success with no bloodshed, no loss of feathers or any real discomfort for anyone (especially me).  Amazing. … [Read more...]