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  1. Beginners Forum
    We are brand-new to raising chickens for egg laying. We are expecting our baby chicks in the mail in the next day or two. As the temperature is expected to rise to 100+ soon here in Texas, I was wondering about having the brooder in our newly-finished coop as we have limited space inside the...
  2. Beginners Forum
    We are getting ready to move the chicks feom their brooder to outside, but my husband and I keep reading conflicting information on the "how to". Some resources say to start in the run. Start by 1 hour the first day, 2 hours the next day and so on and then open the coop and they will wonder...
  3. Chick Raising Forum
    Right now, I have 5 mama hens hatching eggs. The first clutch hatched last night and we moved mama and chicks to a nursery pen successfully this morning. The pen is completely enclosed to thwart predators and probably 8 feet by 6 feet (lots of room). I made a shelter out of a rubber tub (stuffed...
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