Chicken care

No Dirty Birds — Go Organic from Day 1

2018-02-13T09:53:49+00:00 Animal Feed Regulations, Chicken care, Organic, Poultry Feed|0 Comments

Last month, a farmer in Oregon who uses our poultry feed for his meat birds contacted us to tell us a quick story. He had recently taken his birds to be processed. When the processor looked at the birds, he asked, “What do you feed your birds?” The farmer said, “Scratch and Peck Feeds. Why?” ...

The Unexpected Sources of Gratitude

2018-01-02T12:20:21+00:00 Chicken care|2 Comments

Gratitude often comes to us in ways we don’t anticipate – the kindness of strangers, the unsolicited help of another person, an endeavor that we couldn’t ever foresee how much good it would bring to our lives. At Scratch and Peck, gratitude pops up when a coworker steps in to help solve an elusive mechanical ...

Ho, Ho, Holiday Giveaway!

2017-11-30T08:20:34+00:00 Chicken care, Merchandise, News and Updates|145 Comments

Hot cocoa with marshmallows, holly, sparkling lights, cozy knitted hats and scarves — the holidays are here! At Scratch and Peck, we’re celebrating by participating in Festival of Trees, a local fundraiser that benefits a senior activity center in our community. We’ve decorated a tree (in pure Scratch and Peck style!) that will be auctioned ...

Introducing Our Cluckin’ Good Sprout-Ferment Starter Kit

2017-10-02T10:25:19+00:00 Chicken care, Feed information|0 Comments

Cock-a-doodle-doo we’ve got great news for you! We are ecstatic to launch our new Cluckin’ Good Sprout-Ferment Starter Kit! This kit is intended to help those with any sized flock try their hand at optimizing their feed and through fermentation and sprouting on a smaller scale. Why this is so cluckin’ exciting? Well, sprouting can ...

Foothills Farms: Feed Fermenting Fiends!

2017-09-19T14:40:49+00:00 Chicken care, Farms and Suppliers, Organic, Tips and Tricks|9 Comments

We talk a lot about our feeds—go figure! From the inputs, to its attributes, to its accreditations, but what about our feed in action? Our recent facility move has put us even closer to many agricultural producers in Washington, and we are now fortunate enough to be next door neighbors with Matt Steinman, the MacGyver ...

Chicken Doo-Doo Driving You Cuckoo? Try DooKashi.

2017-08-10T17:11:56+00:00 Chicken care, Natural Remedies, Non-GMO Project Verified, Tips and Tricks|0 Comments

We love DooKashi. Never did we think that we would be so enamored by a company whose focus is eliminating animal poo odors, but what can we say, they’re doing it right! It’s why we’re so excited to now offer their DooKashi Poultry Brooder & Coop Deodorizer through our website. This awesome deodorizer will rid ...