Welcome to BYC.
There are a couple thread with the name Minnesota! on them. You picked the one that is seldom used.
Click on this http://www.backyardchickens.com/t/72771/minnesota/5770#post_15193578 it will get you to the right thread.
We have a very active thread. I don't know the answers to your questions but someone there will.
Welcome, we have kind of migrated out of this thread...
Come on over and join us.
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