Articles from needmorechickens!

Hi and welcome to my page, my real name is and I live Rebeccain West Tennessee near Milan. On March 24, 2008 I picked up my first chickens ever from Rural King in Martin, TN. I was so excited!! I had been wanting chickens for a while, but thought I needed a coop first. I finally realized that I should just get the chickens, then the coop would be more of a necessity! The one on the left is Rusty, one of my roos from that original group of chicks. I think he is about 19 weeks old. I...
STILL UNDER CONSTRUCTION!! It all began when I plucked some big ol' eggs from the nests for several days in a row sometime in October. I candled them and was able to see two yolks in each one. These eggs just seemed so special and we had so many of them that I decided to set three of them in my homemade incubator. After hearing so many people say that they had tried and failed at double yolkers, I was a little skeptical, but I was scientifically interested in how it might...
~Feedback~ from my BYC friends that I have sold eggs to... June 09 Mommas_chickens says: Hi, I have 4 babies and two more eggs are pipped. I will let you know when the hatch is complete, so far they all look the same. Light colored, but beautiful! June 09 Quail_Antwerp says: THE THIRD ONE JUST HATCHED! THE THIRD ONE IS HERE!!!!!!!!!! *doin' happy dancy* I have two blues and a black!!!!!!!!!!!!! and a...
Welcome to the coop! Thought I better make another page...I like pictures! The white one is Lulu....she loves to come near me, but I can NOT pick her up. She is so fast! As soon as my hands come near her, she's gone! Is she a white rock? I don't think she is a leghorn. Ok, the Barred Rock below is either Macie or Gracie. I can't tell one from the other! Does that make me a bad chicken mama? Notice the shadow on her legs, they both have that. Is that normal? These are my new...
My nest boxes... Wow, today I got my first egg! I was so excited! I carried it around with me for hours while I showed everyone and called everyone to tell them. I am not sure which hen it came from! I have 2 barred rocks, a white hen and a red hen. Here is a picture of the egg... Here is a picture of me showing it to my 12 week old rooster...he is not at all impressed!... Here is a picture of the girls enjoying yogurt with strawberries...yeah, they are spoiled!
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