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Help needed for introducing new pullets to a small flock.
The Red Sex link is a hybrid meaning that they are not a breed of chicken and cannot produce a red sex link by crossing both of those breeds together. This usually makes the Red Sex Links useless for breeding since they can't produce another...
We have had nothing like this happen before. We thought it was because they were wondering away from their heat box so we put a lamp up instead. They were still dying so we have brought them inside with the brooder heat plate. Today another one...
Hi everyone! We have had chickens for over a year now and I just wanted to share our little rooster we hatched with anyone who would like to see what a hybrid blue cochin/ameraucana looks like. Enjoy!
My hen is about a year and a half. She has looked like this for over six months now. At first, I suspected she was just molting, but that's definitely not the case for how long it has been going on. We do have a rooster, and although his mounting...
Here's a couple views of our bird home /coop complex. I built the large roost and run from scratch. The next year we added the smaller coop from a kit, though I did the foundation. The two are now connected with a deck, making one large run...
My Runner drake has been mounting with Pekin duck, who is a willing and bossy partner, but it's been more than two weeks and I haven't found a single egg. Is it possible that he's just matured faster than she has? Or should I be concerned about her?
Here’s only a fraction of my lovely birds! Pics of my coop later.
Here’s only a fraction of my lovely birds! Pics of my coop later.
i got this duckling from my local tractor supply store and was wondering what breed it was.
I have an older blind rooster I've been caring for for about ten years in Hawaii. I recently spent the night at a friends house and came back at about 9:30 in the morning to find my rooster, who lives outside, in the sun. I figure he may have...
The coop is done; now for the run. I got the plans online, but I had to change them some. I buried the posts because when we get a north wind I sometimes worry the house could blow away. I made it a foot taller for deep littering added 1x12...
A few weeks ago I noticed my bantam pekin cockerel had a red, swollen bum area which had poop stick on to it. There were some tiny maggots in the poop and we cleaned it up. We checked again recently and it was the same again, as he was swollen...
Fall is coming around the corner, meaning feed stores and hatcheries will be stocking up on chicks, and it's important to choose the right kind of breeds for where you live. I live down in NC, meaning it's super hot all summer, and sometimes it...
Hello, I'm new ! Looking for others that raise chickens near by . I'm in the bowling Green , Morgantown , Central City area of Kentucky. Once a month I go to New Castle, Indiana. I would love to see what others are raising ! I'm interested in...
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