Chickens can experience heat stress when the temperatures rise. Owners can help by providing adequate hydration, ventilation, and lots of shade. Giving them frozen feed and treats and a place to take a dust bath can also help them keep their body temperature down.
Whether this is your first-time raising chickens, or you’re ready to expand your flock, Grange Co-op is here to help you find the coop to best fit your flock’s needs the best! Grange Co-op has many different chicken coops available to take home to your flock.
Keeping backyard chickens is beneficial and simple if you understand the basics. This includes knowing which breeds are right for your purpose and when to use roosts, a chicken run or let them free range. It’s also important to give them the right type and quantity of chicken feed.
Whether it's for a science project or if you're looking to raise a little backyard flock of your own, hatching chicken eggs can be extremely rewarding -- not to mention fun! With the right equipment and a little patience, you can have baby-feathered friends in just a few weeks. This beginner's guide will explain how to incubate chicken eggs and hatch adorable little chicks from home.
Looking for a proper guide for baby chick care? Ensure you’ve got everything covered by referencing our week by week guide below to help you care for your baby chicks.
With a variety of products available, when it comes time to consider the baby chickens for sale at your local Grange Co-op, its easy to become overwhelmed. We’re here to help you along the way!
Similar to any other baby chick, Silkies must be kept dry and warm, as they are very fragile when they are young. Keep their litter clean and dry. NEVER brood chicks or bantams on cedar shavings or on slippery surfaces. Pine shavings or rice hulls make good bedding for chicks.
Listen in on a Facebook LIVE Poultry Q&A Grange Co-op hosted with guest speaker Dr. Patrick Biggs as he answers questions regarding poultry health & care.