Chicken care

Feeding a Mixed Flock

2018-07-05T08:09:02+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

Your flock — all lovely ladies of laying age. But then chicken math gets the best of you and you find yourself with chicks, which grow into pullets, and wait, did one of those pullets just crow? Now you’ve found yourself with chickens of different ages, plus a rooster, and a flock with differing nutritional ...

Lennon’s Putting on Happy Weight

2018-05-30T08:51:40+00:00Chicken care, Grow with Us, News and Updates|3 Comments

When we adopted Lennon the Rescue Rooster from Pasado's Safe Haven, they let us know that he needed some extra care due to his condition when he first arrived at the animal sanctuary. When Lennon first showed up, he had a broken beak. Now, as Lennon's beak grows, it does so in a way that ...

Get Ready for Organic Coop Confetti

2018-06-12T07:49:38+00:00Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Organic, Tips and Tricks|5 Comments

Because of our shared vision for healthier food and well cared for animals, we have partnered with Lisa Steele, the chicken expert behind Fresh Eggs Daily, to bring you (and your hens!) Organic Coop Confetti: Aromatic Nesting Herbs for Hens. The organic flowers have been used by Lisa for years, and we're thrilled to soon ...

Welcome Our New (Adopted!) Flock Members!

2018-04-26T10:16:57+00:00Chicken care, Grow with Us, News and Updates, Supplements|4 Comments

Delightful Daphne Did you know that April 30th is National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day? In honor of this magnanimous day, we are excited to introduce you to the two newest members of the Scratch and Peck Flock — Lennon and Daphne! The valiant and loving Lennon A few months ago, ...

Optimizing Scratch and Peck Feeds for Your Animals

2018-04-24T07:10:13+00:00Chicken care, Feed information, Poultry Feed, Tips and Tricks|4 Comments

We provide guidelines to help you optimize our feeds, treats, and supplements for your animals. Many factors can affect using animal feeds, including breed, age, and quantity of animals. Even climate (think heat and humidity in Georgia vs. cold and snow in Alaska) and finicky animals (just like humans!) can impact feed usage. But in ...

Gardening: Fresh Veggies for You and Your Chickens

2018-04-03T09:32:13+00:00Chicken care, Grow with Us, Organic|0 Comments

Even chickens love the kale craze! While you’re tending to your organic garden, and reaping all the rewards that come from it, keep your chickens in mind. As you revel in homemade pesto from your fresh basil or a delicious pasta sauce from your homegrown tomatoes, remember that your chickens will also enjoy ...