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Have you heard of pasty butt? It also goes by the term “pasting up”. As you spend time with your chicks, you might happen to notice that some of their bottoms have poo stuck to their backside (the vent). This can happen for a number of reasons including getting acclimated to eating food, poor quality […]Read more »
Our little chicks are almost two weeks old. They are growing so fast, feathers starting to appear, and they are beginning to roost. Last week on my blog, I had some fun with the chicks. I did a post titled Baby Chic Photo Shoot. Click HERE or on the picture above to see more. This […]Read more »
by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle When you get your chicks home from the post office or feed store, they will need you to provide water, food, and warmth. Like a mother hen, you will care for each chick to make sure they are safe, well-fed, and warm so that they can grow up healthy […]Read more »