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by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle Late January to mid-February is the ideal time to set-up breeding pens for spring hatching. Hens sometimes require a few weeks to warm up to a new rooster, and they can store rooster’s genetic material for up to a month. To be sure that you are setting eggs from […]Read more »
by Heather Nicholson of Scratch Cradle This time of year, many of us in the Northern Hemisphere are looking ahead towards spring. Along with the colorful seed catalogs, hatchery catalogs are arriving, and we browse exotic breeds, dreaming of the season ahead. This is the perfect time of year to set-up breeding pens with your […]Read more »