Reintegrating Sick Chickens with the Flock – When Can Chickens Start Free-Ranging?

In a special Valentine’s Day episode, Don shares a story about love. Then Don & Suzy talk about a man sailing the world with his pet chicken, discuss the issue of allowing sick birds back into the flock, and talk about when you can start free-ranging your chickens.

Integrating Mature Hens and Pullets – Choosing Which Eggs to Hatch

Episode 65. In this episode, Don & Suzy share why they have been away from the microphones so long, talk about Brooke becoming helpful with the chickens, discuss whether KFC marketing people are crazy, get philosophical about hatching eggs, and talk about mixing mature hens with pullets.

Hatching Eggs Without a Shell – Perdue Rethinks Meat Birds – Helping Hens Be Less Broody

Episode 64. In this episode, Suzy tells a story about Gordo going after the chickens, we talk about a Japanese class who has cooler science projects than we did in school, we share the story of Perdue rethinking the use of the Cornish Cross, and we give some advice for helping a hen be less broody.


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Coping with Scissor Beak – Should City Slickers Be Allowed to Raise Chickens?

Episode 60. In this episode, we share the story of a young Barred Rock rooster who had his life flash before his eyes, ponder coping with scissor beak, wonder of chicken nipples freeze in cold winters, and then discuss whether city slickers should be allowed to raise chickens.