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I Suspect Fowl Play

So your original flock of chicks have all grown up and you’re feeling a bit of ‘chick fever’, missing the first days and weeks of raising baby chicks. While it’s completely natural to feel that way, it’s important to take caution when adding chicks to your already established flock. In order to make it a […]

I don’t wanna be a nugget!

By now we’ve learned that getting started with chickens can be easy as 1, 2, 3 and how much happier local free range eggs are compared to factory farmed eggs. In this post we want to talk about the birds themselves and the benefits they can bring to your range. Insect Control: This is a […]

Looks like their cluck ran out!

It was early fall 2013 and our flock was thriving. Our hens Bertha, Ivy, Bean and Oreo had become a part of our family and were dearly loved. They provided comic relief and gave us “eggcellent” breakfasts nearly every morning. They had a coup large enough to house 6 or 8 more, and a secure […]

3 Tips to Get Your Flock Going.

So you’re thinking about getting chickens, huh? Good for you! As you’ve probably read, if you’ve done some research, there are many, many benefits of raising a flock of your own. In case you haven’t done your research and you came to Marty’s Acre first, welcome! We’re flattered. Before we get to the benefits, here […]