Archive for March 2018

Great Guide to Guineas: MOTHER EARTH NEWS AND FRIENDS Classic Episode

March 22, 2018 @ 9:48 am

In this episode of MOTHER EARTH NEWS and Friends Charlotte Brunin and  Kellsey Trimble, of Grit, sat down with Cindy Gibson and Sharon Dodds from the Guinea Fowl International Association to discuss how to care for, train, and interpret their behavior.

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Ep. 4 Hatch Day

March 8, 2018 @ 1:01 am

Thank you to our sponsor, Brinsea the Incubation Specialists, for making this episode possible!

In this episode, Zach and Charlotte discuss how to prepare yourself for hatching chicks and what to do if they appear to be having troubles freeing themselves from their shell.


Links from this episode:

Hatch Your Own Chicks

9 Tips for a successful Hatch Day

Incubation Series Part 4: The Long Wait and Hatching Day

Tips on Hatching Eggs and Starting Baby Chicks from an Expert

Should I Assist with Hatching

Step-by-Step Guide to Assisted Hatching

Top 5 Reasons for Poor Hatch Rate

Helping Chicks When Hatching

Importance of Keeping Records

Hatching Eggs and Caring for Chicks incubator, brooder, and feed basics





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Until next time... May the flock be with you!

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