Originally Posted by cagilberts
I live in Cannon Falls Mn. Have 2 chickens and a rooster right now. Adding 5 ISA reds, 5 Americana's, and 6 Silver Laced Wyandottes this week. We lost most of our flock to a feral dog that broke down the door to the coop while we were at work and killed most of my birds.
Welcome! I am near owatonna, so not far away from you.
Originally Posted by scandiafowl
So, being in heat is bad?
It is when you expect the heifer to be preggers! She will go to market and the probably to someone's table. Too expensive to feed a girl over winter who isn't providing, right?