Tag Archives: Chickens

Spring Chicks

Spring Chicks The chicks are approaching one month of age. They’re still small but starting to get real feathers. Yesterday I saw three up on the edge of the water trough I use as a brooder.

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December’s Chicken

Hen with Solo Chick One of our Americana hens has a chick that looks just like her. Since we have roosters of several breeds this is not generally a given. She had hatched three chicks in early December but only … Continue reading

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Foot Soak

Hot Tubbing Rooster I’ve mentioned before that we like to hot tub our livestock as an alternative to medications.[1,2] Hot water is very curative. This works on the same principle as a fever but is localized to the infection site. … Continue reading

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Peep Peep New Chicks

Rhode Island Red Hen with Nine Chicks In addition to sounds of piglets and nine goslings we also have two new clutches of chicks from our hens. The Rhode Island Red hen above has none. There were actually two hens … Continue reading

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