The Beginner’s Guide to Incubation

Source: Backyard Chickens

This guide is intended to help people new to incubation learn how to properly incubate and hatch eggs. It will walk you through how to incubate and hatch most common types of poultry, such as chickens, ducks, turkeys, geese, etc.  Read Article

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Introducing Chickens to an Existing Flock

Tips to Help Minimize the Drama

Haven’t ever brought new chickens to an existing flock? Well, this can be an experience you won’t forget any time soon.
Best to understand the pecking order now before you learn the hard way… Continue Reading

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My Successful Introduction of a New Pullet

The Step by Step Process of Introducing a New Chicken to an Existing Semi-Confined Flock

Anybody who raises chickens knows the drama of adding a new bird… and that’s where I am now.  My 2014 Silkie chicks have been in plain sight of an established flock since they were 7 weeks old. Does that mean they’ll all get along? Heck no! Continue Reading

Caring for Chicks | A Collection of Articles by the Experts

First time raising chicks? Here’s multiple articles by the experts to help you with your questions, concerns, and set-up guidelines.
Raising chicks can be a rewarding and enjoyable experience, learn how to prepare for your chicks arrival so you can enjoy them with ease.

Caring for chicks by experts

Article Contributors

Tractor Supply Co. •  My Pet Chicken • Mother Earth News • Ideal Poultry • The Chicken Chick • Murray McMurray • Cackle Hatchery • The Old Farmers Almanac • Urban Chickens • Backyard Chickens