My first batch of chicks are arriving for the year in just two days!
I am getting 50 pullets this year. Last year I raised over a hundred so I have a good number of young hens from that batch and won’t need many replacements for myself. 495 more words
The pullets (female chicks) will be three weeks old tomorrow and they are looking scraggly to say the least. They’re in what I call the “awkward teenage” stage where they’re half fluff, half feathers. 409 more words
Since part of Poor Richard’s Almanac involves chickens (see our headline), occasionally our friend Ben likes to update our readers on all things chicken, especially when they’re happening here. 506 more words