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hatching chicks

  1. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    Hey all. If anyone has not yet incubated eggs or raised chicks using a broody hen I recently created a video with a step by step guide. It also goes into how you can purchase chicks at the feed store and give them to a broody hen thereby avoiding the whole brooder/heat lamp hassle. Just an FYI...
  2. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    One of my Australorp hens went broody and the chicks have started hatching. They are in one of the laying boxes in the chicken house, which is about 3 feet off the floor. Can I move her and the chicks to a temporary home? Or maybe build her a box that sits on the floor of the chicken house...
  3. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    In February and March of 2014 my wife and I bought a bunch of Rhode Island Red pullets. Mixed in with those pullets was a rooster. We already had two roosters so my wife and I loaned the Rhode Island rooster to my cousin. One of my cousins Australorp hens went broody and has been sitting on a...
  4. Farming, Gardening & Homesteading
    News at 11.........pics will follow.
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