Purina Farm to Flock Chicken Treats is a natural, healthy and wholesome treat for your chickens. They contain the essential nutrients your birds need, without disrupting a balanced diet.
Other treats like scraps, scratch grains, and mealworms are like candy for birds. Feeding too many of these treats leaves less room for nutritious complete feed. Purina® Farm […]
Keeping chickens, 4-5 week old chicks Your babies are growing up! By weeks four and five, you begin noticing that your chicks’ fluffy appearance slowly disappears and their fuzzy down is replaced with feathers of a mature bird. Chicks will usually be fully feathered by 5 to 6 weeks of age. You also observe their wattles […]
Proper management is essential to raising chicks the Russell Feed way! Before you bring your new chicks home, make sure you prepare a healthy and safe environment for your new flock.
Environment – Keep it clean; keep it dry.
Warm, dry housing without drafts
Make enclosure predator proof
Clean and disinfect housing, feeders, and waterers before chicks arrive. Then, […]
Keeping chickens, weeks 2-3
With a clean brooder, fresh feed and clean water, your chicks are settled in and off to a good start by weeks two and three. It’s time to enjoy them. Chicks are very social and will provide hours of entertainment. You will see their unique personalities emerge as each day goes by and […]