Giveaway: Celebrating Chick Days

February 5, 2012

One of my favorite times of the year has always been Spring. Somehow I love it even more now because it includes preparing for chicks! Chick Fever is very catchy for chicken keepers. The variety of breeds, the lure of colored eggs and the cuteness of fuzzy day old baby chicks is enough to make one feel absolutely giddy with excitement. Over the years, we have encouraged many beginners to start keeping chickens. If you are thinking about starting out this year, we have created a five part series Guide to Getting Started that covers all the essentials.

This year, Tilly’s Nest has joined up with our sponsor, Manna Pro, to celebrate Chick Days. We are proud to be part of their celebration and join the Chicken Whisperer and My Pet Chicken to have some fun with new and old chicken keepers and promote the joys of keeping chickens. Be sure to visit the Manna Pro Chick Days website for rebates, promotions, educational information and resources. Our flock has relied on Manna Pro’s products and information over the years and I think you will too.

This amazing giveaway includes:
1 large Manna Pro Chick Days yellow t-shirt “Ask me about chicks”
1 bag of medicated Manna Pro chick starter
5 exclusive Manna Pro Chick Days egg cartons
1 exclusive Manna Pro Breeds poster
1 Happy Homesteader decal

Here is how you can enter to win!

1. You must leave a comment on this blog for entry. Only comments here on this blog post will be accepted as an entry. Be sure to leave an email address so that we can contact you if you do not have a blog. (1 entry) If you are doing any of the below actions to increase your number of entries, please let us know in your comment(s). You can earn 4 entries in this amazing giveaway!

2. Become a fan of Manna Pro Poultry’s Facebook page and tell them Tilly’s Nest sent you.
(1 entry)

3. Become a fan The Happy Homesteader on Facebook and tell the Tilly’s Nest sent you.
(1 entry)

4. Follow Tilly’s Nest here and on Facebook (1 entry) Current fans will already qualify for this entry.

Good luck!
This contest ends on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at 11:59 pm East Coast Time.
Items ship to US address only.

This post is linked up to Homestead Revival’s Homestead Barn Hop.


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58 thoughts on “Giveaway: Celebrating Chick Days”

  1. Awwww, Chicks!! I got started with chicks last year, and they have been excellent layers all winter!!! Would love to have more babies!

  2. Loving all the giveaways! I follow your blog, but I usually use an RSS reader to read it. And it looks like I "like" your FB page as well.



  3. What a fun give away… no more chicks for me this spring … my current little flock keeps me plenty busy!
    I am already a fan of Happy Homesteader, Manna pro, and You so this was a really easy contest! Good Luck Everyone!

  4. I just received 6 day old chicks in the mail on Wednesday and they are wonderful! This blog has been so helpful with preparing me for chicks. I too am from Massachusetts(Worcester), but now live in Cincinnati. I look foreword to your blog every day, your pictures remind me of home. I would love to enter the giveaway…. Thank you.

  5. This is my first year with chicken, or chicks. I was given some 3 weeks ago so I am a newbie! I love all the helpful info from Tilly's Nest as well as the Manna Pro and Happy Homesteaders.
    I have just gotten 5 chicks and they are now 4 days old. I am sure that I will be in need of guidance as they grow! I am a fan of all three sites and LOVE the pics if the babies as well as the other ladies and gents 🙂
    Amanda Hinton Miller

  6. I just found you thru the Barn Hop – and immediately added you to my Favorites! This is an awesome give-away and I am excited to try for it!
    I love your Hug a Chicken Day photo- it makes me feel understood- though none of my current chickens are hugable- that's why I've got a clutch of eggs under one of them!
    Thanks for everything you're sharing to help others like me through this raising chickens journey!

  7. This entry was found under a different post and I didn't want it to get missed:

    I have entered all 4 of the requirements for the contest. I did have a something that came to mind while doing so about one of your post, You had said that Dottie Speckles was plucking Tilly's feathers? She may be trying to Take over and re-organize the pecking order. Or jealous of Tilly. Since she seems to get the most attention, as she likes to talk to you. Just a thought.
    J.R.Carey (Carey's Chicks)

    Thank you J.R. Carey, I think you are right!

  8. I liked all 3 pages and am following your blog here. Lots of neat info and photos. I look forward to following all the pages.
    Thank you for your generocity of a give away.

  9. Liked Manna Pro and the Happy Homesteader on facebook!!! Already liked Tilly's nest on FB.
    Enjoy reading everything you post and all the pictures.Nice of you to do these giveaways, I am sure everyone has Janese

  10. We just started with our chicken for only a couple of months now and very happy with them. They bring me so much joy. Had my husband put a bench out side the coops so I can sit and talk to true. We have 8 hens 1 rooster and a I'm not sure yet… plus just got last week 18 babies,,, love it.
    Gina Cromer

  11. Liked Happy Homesteader & Manna Pro & told them Tilly sent us! We did it all! My five year old and I begn our flock this summer and are chicken-addicted! So nice to have my coffee with them in the morning! Deb & Riley (

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