Category / Coop Care

July 23, 2011
As we continue to endure this heat wave across New England, I have received many tips and suggestions on keeping the flock cool and not stressed from the soaring temperature and humidity.  I have, created a day spa for the chickens.  There are many options for them to keep cool and hydrated.  Today, I thought that …

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July 15, 2011
We are going away for a few days to the White Mountains in New Hampshire.  Our neighbor is watching the girls, as my usual sitter, Mom, is coming with us.  We are looking forward to getting away, but like a good chicken Mom, I can not help but be a little nervous, especially knowing that …

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June 3, 2011
We are getting ready to go away for the weekend and the chicken babysitter has just come over for a quick refresher.  The babysitter is actually my Mom and she seems to enjoy taking care of the girls.  They like her too.  Today, while she was here for her babysitting briefings, they carried on about a …

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May 2, 2011
I checked my chickens over for mites this past weekend.  Mites are nasty little things, almost microscopic to the eye, that can take both mental and physical tolls on your chickens.  As the weather warms, these tiny little invaders will take every chance they can to steal a meal from your chickens. When I first …

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March 10, 2011
…or brooder if you choose.  Today, we got everything set.  The hatch date is tomorrow and you can just feel the excitement in the family.  I don’t know who is more excited, the kids or me!  I have given the eggs about a 3 day window.  I hope to see some chicks by tomorrow afternoon.  …

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