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What Are Straight Run Chicks?

What Are Straight Run Chicks?

Posted by Michelle Moore - Social Media Coordinator and Chicken Lady on May 6th 2021

Possibly the most confusing thing for anyone new to buying chicks online is this term: straight run.You’ve got your coffee warmed up and your computer warmed up and you’re ready to go find the cutest- … read more
Jump Start with Started Pullets

Jump Start with Started Pullets

Posted by Michelle Moore - Social Media Coordinator and Chicken Lady on Apr 1st 2021

When you first catch the “chicken bug” and start looking around the internet for chicken information, one of the more confusing terms you will inevitably run across is the term “started pullet.”A pull … read more
Choosing Cheeps Part 2 - Cold-Hardy Breeds

Choosing Cheeps Part 2 - Cold-Hardy Breeds

Posted by Michelle Moore - Social Media Coordinator and Chicken Lady on Mar 8th 2021

If you live in a northern climate where Elsa seems to lose her grip on reality from time to time, one of your primary worries regarding your flock will usually be how to protect it from the cold. The … read more
Choosing Cheeps Part 1 - Heat-tolerant Breeds

Choosing Cheeps Part 1 - Heat-tolerant Breeds

Posted by Michelle Moore - Social Media Coordinator and Chicken Lady on Mar 5th 2021

Baby chicks come in a wide variety of colors and sizes. Trying to figure out what breed is best for you can seem a little overwhelming but fear not; from small to large, weird to beautiful, hot to col … read more

Backyard Chickens for Self-Sufficiency

Posted by Dragan Vracaric - Backyard Poultry Enthusiast & Content Creator at Valley Hatchery on Dec 30th 2020

We didn't realize how dependent we are on markets and shops until the beginning of 2020, when a global pandemic caught the entire world off guard. The basic supplies like food and hygiene products … read more