Chicken Scratch Fever


The final countdown

Chicks are just seven days away! We’ve been busy taking care of last-minute details, and prepping the brooder. A couple weeks ago, Matt and I bought a new rabbit hutch that we converted into a brooder. It’s just big enough…

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Brooder experiment

I had this weekend all planned out. I planned to team up with Matt to build a brooder for the chicks. This is a box where the chicks can grow up safely and warmly inside the house, until they are…

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Chicken techno-geek

So I just ordered a gizmo that will allow me to track temperature and humidity in the chicken coop on my iPhone. Yeah, I’m a geek. Originally we had bought a La Cross Solar Powered Wireless Temperature Station. We selected…

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