Monthly Archives: December 2013

Importance of Clean Water lines for chicks

Water is the life blood of living things. Water is needed for most, if not all metabolic processes in birds. It is necessary for regulating body temperature, digestion, and elimination of waste. Birds will consume, at least, twice as much water as feed, so clean water is an absolute must. With birds consuming so much […]

Woke Up to Ice

Yesterday the weather service posted the dreaded “winter ice advisory”. The guys put the pens down just in case. And we woke up to ice coating everything, the trees, the roads and our pens. We hope the ice melts before tomorrow night, as we have 4” – 8” of snow predicted. So far we haven’t […]

Employee Profile: Rachel Atherton

Tell me about your family. Are you married? Do you have kids? Any pets? I am single. I have two cats; Genevieve (named after a ski run) and Telluride. Where are you from? I’m originally from Clinton, Iowa but lived in Durango, Colorado for the last 4 years. Where did you go to school? What is […]