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Get ready for Chick Days with savings on select feeds.
Gear up for it with up to $1.50 off select All Grain and Traditions feeds now through March 31st to grow your flock the right way.
Join Us This Spring for Chick Days
Throughout the spring many Southern States locations will be hosting Chick Days with
live birds in-store along with various activities, specials and events such as:
• FREE Poultry seminars & flock management tips
• Got questions? Get them answered from local experts!
• Shop deals on poultry products
• Kid-friendly activities & learning
There are a lot of great reasons to raise chickens: they are a fresh, nutritious source of home-grown meat and eggs, they are easy and inexpensive to raise, bug & weed control (on the cheap!) and more. Chickens can be raised in rural, suburban and urban settings.
There are several key things to take care of before picking up your baby chicks and starting your poultry flock. Learn what you will need from one of our animal specialists and poultry flock farmers in this video segment.
Feeding Baby Chicks
You can easily provide chicks with a healthy, balanced diet using pre-formulated, store-bought feed. Usually sold as “chick starter feed” or “chick starter mash,” these formulations provide all the chicks’ necessary nutrients from day one until their eighth week.
How To Care For New Chicks
More and more people each year become interested in raising a small flock of chickens for a hobby or to help lower the family food bills. Get your backyard flock off to a good start with this step-by-step guide on what to do after you bring your new chicks home. This article covers details on preparing your chicks' brooder, tips on feeding and watering and advice on keeping your chicks healthy and disease free.
How to Set Up Your Brooder for New Chicks
A good brooder provides your chicks a safe, clean home with plenty of airflow, warmth, food and water. You can purchase new brooder elements, or you can use items around your house to build a happy home for your new chicks.
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