Mrs. K's Recent Activity

  1. Mrs. K replied to the thread Very Long lived birds question.

    so all of you would click the poll, you would all pick the below 20 degrees below zero... hmmm

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:34 PM
  2. Mrs. K replied to the thread Very Long lived birds question.

    well I wonder what I am doing wrong?

    Mar 22, 2019 at 12:32 PM
  3. Mrs. K posted a new thread.

    Very Long lived birds question

    Yesterday, I found a dead bird. No predator, purple comb. Looked like a quick death, I assume a heart attack. And she was a production...

    Forum: Managing Your Flock

    Mar 22, 2019 at 10:03 AM
  4. Mrs. K replied to the thread Food Safety of Sweaty Eggs?.

    And, if you cook them, before eating them, that too would eliminate any bacteria. If you eat them raw, you should be a bit more careful.

    Mar 21, 2019 at 7:54 PM
  5. Mrs. K replied to the thread Lost all of our chickens except 1. How to introduce her to new chickens.

    Create a safety zone where as the chicks can escape to safety. Week one, create a pen in the run, that the chicks can't get out, or the...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:13 PM
  6. Mrs. K replied to the thread Soft eggs and feed question.

    Really, one soft shell egg is more than likely a blimp. They occasionally happen. Sometimes there will be a couple, and then they are...

    Mar 21, 2019 at 5:08 PM
  7. Mrs. K replied to the thread Advice on helping a hen go broody?.

    I have kept chickens for years, and I tend to get broody's during the summer days. I think the amount of daylight must have something to...

    Mar 20, 2019 at 10:12 PM
  8. Mrs. K replied to the thread Bullying following death in the flock.

    I have often lost a bird, or removed one, and while things seemed a little discombobulated for a day or two, never that kind of an...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 8:05 PM
  9. Mrs. K replied to the thread Tale of Two Roosters....

    Multiple roosters will work until it doesn't. Sometimes it is a one and done, and they are fine, but often times it is ongoing. I think...

    Mar 18, 2019 at 8:01 PM
  10. Mrs. K replied to the thread My chicken gardening project.

    Thing is chickens dig unevenly. They have big holes in their favorite spots, and some areas they do not really effect at all. I think...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:46 AM
  11. Mrs. K replied to the thread Multiple coops owners ....

    I do not know what others do. I made my second coop bigger, that is for my laying flock. The old coop, I use to separate grow out...

    Mar 17, 2019 at 10:42 AM
  12. Mrs. K replied to the thread My chicken gardening project.

    I am impressed SueT. The best I ever did, was keep a dozen chicks in my garden. I set up a box on its side, and they would all go into...

    Mar 16, 2019
  13. Mrs. K replied to the thread Missing the head only.

    Well, my other missing bird turned up. Not sure where she was hiding, as they were in lock down. So it was only one. Set the trap but...

    Mar 16, 2019
  14. Mrs. K replied to the thread What to do in stormy weather?.

    Build a good coop, and let them decide about being out or in. They know more about being a chicken than people ever do. Mine have...

    Mar 16, 2019
  15. Mrs. K replied to the thread Rooster help.

    Wishing they will all get along does not work. Free ranging does not make up for a too small set up. It can be hard to give away...

    Mar 16, 2019

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