This week’s Gardenerd Tip of the Week Podcast features a chat with Ceebs Bailey, who keeps 17 chickens in the middle of the city. Ceebs helps run Honeylove.org and is our beekeeping mentor, but today, we’re talking about chicken keeping. She shares her favorite tricks for integrating new chickens, introducing chickens to dogs, and feeding tips for healthy hens.
Chicken Keeping with Ceebs Bailey
Listen here for our interview with Ceebs. You’ll laugh, you’ll learn, you’ll want chickens:
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For more information about keeping chickens check out Ceebs’s favorite resources:
The IT Bird – Read the article that started Ceebs down the road to chicken keeping.
HenCam.com – Where you can, at the very least, sit and watch a live feed of Terry Golson’s chickens in action any day of the week. Check out the searchable blog, retired in 2016, but still chock full of useful information at your fingertips.
UC Davis Veterinary Medicine – San Bernadino – animal doctors who can answer your questions when you have a sick hen, or will perform a nacropsy to diagnose what killed your hen (very important for preventing spread of disease).
Dare 2 Dream Farms – purchase hens of an assortment of breeds in California. White glove delivery available.
Chicken Forage Mix – a seed combo mix to grow for happy hens.