Chick Days at Tractor Supply!




Chick Days has arrived!

Spring fever has hit New England and it’s time to think about adding some chickens to your backyard. If you live in central Maine, head over to one of the Tractor Supply locations listed below this month during Chick Days. Each store will have a great selection of baby chicks plus all the supplies you’ll need for their first few weeks of life.

I’ll be appearing at various store locations throughout the month for the Chick Days celebrations. I’ll be helping aspiring chicken keepers pick out their chicks, offering advice for a healthy flock, and giving away copies of my book – plus a few Tractor Supply gift cards – to some lucky winners at each location!

Chick Days Dates and Locations

Saturday, March 12th (10am-Noon)
Bangor, ME 
1161 Broadway
Saturday, March 19th (10am-Noon)
Waterville, ME
10 JFK Plaza
Saturday, March 26th (10am-Noon)
Ellsworth, ME
461 High Street
Saturday, April 2nd (10am-Noon)
Skowhegan, ME
381 Madison Avenue
Sunday, April 3rd (10am-Noon)
Dover-Foxcroft, ME
1073 West Main Street


I hope to see you at one of the convenient locations! Before you go, be sure to ask yourself some questions about what kind of chickens you want. That can make it easier for you to pick out the perfect breeds of chicks to take home with you from the Chick Days event. Here in Maine, cold-hardy breeds are always a good choice, but deciding if you want breeds that lay colored eggs, if you’re interested in super friendly breeds or prefer a mix of different breeds (what I always recommend), are all considerations before you head out the door to the feed store.

If you can’t make it to one of the Chick Days events, you can always visit my blog Fresh Eggs Daily to learn how to raise baby chicks, baby ducklings, and even learn some of the most common mistakes first-time chicken keepers make.



Lisa Steele

About Lisa Steele

I am a bestselling author and freelance writer who also happens to be a fifth generation chicken keeper. I grew up in Massachusetts across the street from my grandparents chicken farm and raised chickens and rabbits as a kid. After college and a brief stint on Wall Street, I got married and spent the next decade as a Navy wife on a farm in Virginia. Now, my husband has retired and we've moved to Maine, ready to continue our farm journeys with our flock of chickens and ducks.