How to Raise Baby Chicks: A Guide

As I’m writing this, we are coming toward the end of the strangest baby chick season I’ve ever experienced as a Backyard Chicken Educator. If you’re reading this from the future, it’s May 30th, 2020. This is the year the pandemic hit. And though I was unable to teach any classes or do any seminars in person, it’s been my busiest time ever.

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I’ve seen a lot of criticism regarding the people who “panic bought” baby chicks recently. But in a time when it’s really hard to see a silver lining, I’m seeing one in the surge of new chicken keepers. If you’re someone who is just starting out, congratulations! I welcome you to Chickenlandia, and I hope I can help you have the best backyard chicken experience ever. <3

Is it Now or Never?

Since I haven’t been able to teach classes in person for quite some time, I’m pretty grateful for the opportunity to create content on my YouTube Channel, as well as my new online course: Chickenlandia’s Backyard Chickens 101 – a Chicken Course for Everyone. To get a sample of my teachings, I decided to put some free baby chick videos in order for you right here. Let’s begin with whether or not NOW is the best time for you to get chickens:

Be Prepared

If you’ve decided when you are getting baby chicks, let’s talk about what you need BEFORE you bring them home:


They don’t happen often, but when they do, it’s great to have a plan. Check out this video for my Sick Chick Action Plan:

Learn More

Are you wanted a more comprehnsive guide to caring for baby chicks as well as adult chickens? Whether you’re just getting started or looking to up your chicken game, Chickenlandia’s Backyard Chickens 101 – A Chicken Course for Everyone is for you! Click here for more information.

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