Category Archives: growth hormones

7 Reasons I have a Backyard Farm

So, the Rhode Island Red and Cornish Cross chicks are approximately 4 weeks old. The Ameraucana chicks are approximately 3 weeks old. At what age do they stop being chicks and become chickens? I’m still new at this backyard farming … Continue reading

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No Growth Hormones, No Pink Slime

We got these chicks because we wanted to raise them and at least know everything that they had been fed. The red are Rhode Islands Reds, and the yellow are Cornish Crosses. The Cornish grow ridiculously fast (Franken-Chickens!!) We are … Continue reading

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