Many chicken keepers these days have friendly, tame flocks of birds they consider to be their pets. Who knew chickens could be such docile creatures? But, have they always been that way? Were they friendly from the day they hatched? Nope! It all depends on how the owner raises them. Taming chickens isn't very hard, but it does require persistence and patience. So how do you get your flock to be affectionate, lap loving sweeties? The answers lie inside!
When you bring home baby chicks, you often don't know what to expect, especially if you are a first-time chicken keeper. Knowing what to expect makes raising baby chicks much more fun for the beginning chicken keeper. This week by week guide to raising chickens will show you what to do and what to expect from baby chicks until they are full grown. backyard chickens