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    What Size (Sizes?) Should I Make Nesting Boxes

    That’s a Brahma in there right? That’s is very helpful, thank you!
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    What Size (Sizes?) Should I Make Nesting Boxes

    So I’m going to be building nesting boxes. I have a huge variety from a small Spitzhauben to Brahma and Jersey Giant. So how large should these nesting boxes be. Should I make them all one size or should I make different sized ones to suit the different birds. I was planning 12” deep, 12” tall...
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    How Young Can You Give Chicks Pellets

    So I’ve been feeding my chicks Naturewise starter grower crumbles and in the bag it says at 8 weeks start feeding Naturewise all flock. They come in crumbles but I can find that sold anywhere, just the pellets. Will they be able to eat them? Is there an easy way to grind it up if it isn’t...
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    Breed ID for Chick With Feathered Feet

    That’s actually pretty great, as I regretted not ordering a female too. Now I have to try to figure out what didn’t get sent 🤔.
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    Breed ID for Chick With Feathered Feet

    Just counted toes. Definitely Faverolle.
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    Breed ID for Chick With Feathered Feet

    That’s another thing I was thinking but I definitely got a Salmon Faverolle male as well, unless I was wrong about that ID.
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    Breed ID for Chick With Feathered Feet

    I’m really confused and trying to figure out who this chick is lol. I believe I should only have 4 chicks with feet feathers, and they are all accounted for. Yet I have this chick with feathered feet. My best guess is that it’s an Americana? Can they have feathered feet if not “pure” ? They are...
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    Crowing 6 Week Old Rooster?

    Well dang, I was afraid of that. I only have 3 hens that lay white eggs and one of them isn’t going to lay lol. It is pretty cute though.
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    Crowing 6 Week Old Rooster?

    Hello, I was wondering if my 6 week old chick, who is supposed to be a hen, is crowing or is something stuck in his/her throat. Does crowing guarantee a roo? I’m They are either an Ancona or an Exchequer Leghorn. Here is a link to the crow:
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    Building chicken coop

    The general rule is 3-4 square feet of floor space (taking into account feeders or waterers take up space) and 10 square feet of run per chicken. I would also highly recommend building bigger than you think in case you decide you want more later. Are you planning on free ranging? Also, you may...
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    Hi, my name is Robin and I’m new!

    Welcome! The people here are full of tons of information and advice! You’ll love it here. :welcome
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    Baby Chicks Eating Sand Dustbath

    Thanks for the reply! How would you constitute going crazy lol.
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    Baby Chicks Eating Sand Dustbath

    Hello, I was wondering if I should be worried about my chicks eating sand. I saw a few of the chicks (they are 12-14 days old) appearing to try to bathe in their pine shavings. So I went down to the stream, and got some of the sand that is on the edges, sanitized it in the oven, and gave it to...
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    Worms Found in Chicken Poop ID (With Pictures) Help and Treatment

    Thanks! Do you know what kind of egg withdrawal there is?
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    Worms Found in Chicken Poop ID (With Pictures) Help and Treatment

    Hi, I just checked one of my hen’s poop and I saw worms in it. Can someone help me with ID and next step? Thanks!
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