Freedom Rangers

The Freedom Ranger chicks from Freedom Ranger Hatchery are about 4 1/2 weeks old now.  We had one smother on a cool night the first week when they all piled together, but have had no fatalities from other causes.  They’re eating and pooping like crazy and growing faster than I ever imagined.  They’ve nearly caught my Barred Rock/Black Australorp chicks that are 2 months older.

The Freedom Rangers are a four way hybrid which means they come from roosters hybridized from two breeds, and hens hybridized from two others.  The Rangers will reproduce, but their offspring will not share the same characteristics. Continue reading Freedom Rangers