Beginners Guide To Raising BACKYARD CHICKENS
Thinking of getting backyard chickens? This beginners guide will walk you through how to order chickens, when to order chickens, chicken supplies, chicken feed, how to treat Coccidiosis in chickens, and general chicken care. We take you through the first 6 weeks of owning and raising baby chickens.
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00:00:00 - Intro to Backyard Chickens
00:00:38 - Why Do You Want Backyard Chickens and What Breed Should You Get?
00:03:48 - Where Do I get My New Chickens?
00:07:54 - How Do I Get Hens Instead of Roosters?
00:10:09 - When Should I Order My New Chicks?
00:11:38 - How Do I Prepare for Receiving My Online Order of Baby Chicks?
00:14:02 - Where Do I Put All These New Chickens?
00:16:55 - What About Predators? Everything Wants to Eat My Chickens!
00:19:09 - Where Do My Chickens Roost at Night?
00:19:54 - Nest Boxes
00:20:20 - Brooder Options for Your Baby Chicks
00:23:25 - Chick Starter Feed
00:24:47 - Electrolytes, Apple Cider Vinegar and Watering Your New Chicks
00:26:50 - Setting Up your Chick Brooder Box
00:29:05 - When Your New Backyard Chickens Arrive
00:31:00 - What If I Receive a Dead or Injured Chick?
00:32:01 - What Is Pasty Butt?
00:33:35 - CLEAN WATER AT ALL TIMES
00:34:06 - Scrambled Egg Treats for Training Baby Chicks?
00:38:42 - Day 5: Moving your Chicks to a Bigger Box
00:44:17 - Introducing Chick Grit
00:46:38 - What Treats and How Much Should I Give Them?
00:48:43 - Treating Coccidiosis and Other Parasites in your Chickens
00:52:12 - Week 3: Reduce your Brooder Heater Temperature and Cover the Box
00:54:55 - Day 20: Introducing your Baby Chickens to Native Soil
00:56:34 - Day 25: Dust Bathing
01:00:14 - Week 4: Moving your Chickens Outside
01:07:04 - Setting Up Your Outdoor Coop for New Backyard Chickens
01:09:00 - Transition your Chickens to Grower Feed and Letting Them into the Run
01:10:23 - Hello World
01:12:31 - Introducing Your New Chickens to and Existing Flock
THE STUFF YOU NEED
Brinsea EcoGlow Brooder: https://amzn.to/3L8a7ym
Chick Feeder and Waterer: https://amzn.to/3okLRPS
Chick Non-Medicated Starter Feed: https://amzn.to/3sd5fiX
Chick Grit: https://amzn.to/3rlp2O6
Sav A Chick Electrolytes: https://amzn.to/3L8aFEq
Pine Shavings: https://amzn.to/3GkHA5b
Sweet PDZ: https://amzn.to/3J3Llhl
Corid 20% Powder: https://amzn.to/34v6B0a
Nutri-Drench Poultry: https://amzn.to/3uCIJmH
Premier 1 PoultryNet Starter Kit: https://amzn.to/3AU8j7v
My Pet Chicken: http://www.mypetchicken.com
McMurray Hatchery: http://www.mcmurrayhatchery.com
DIY COOP SPRAY RECIPE
1-2 Tbsp Dr. Bronners Castile soap
15 drops peppermint oil
15 drops lavender oil
4-5 cups water
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