Here's some photos of our latest hatch and a few posts explaining how and why we hatch chicks:
- Incubating chicken eggs - there are lots of factors that affect hatch rate, here's how to get the best results from your incubator
- Caring for baby chicks - how to set up a brooder box, feed and water for your chicks
- Raising chickens for meat and eggs - which breeds we use and why
- Why do we have so many chickens? - explaining how we pay for our chicken habit by selling eggs
|Taz demonstrates the dog-proof brooder box|
Have you hatched or raised chicks? Any tips to share?
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