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  1. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Where can one procure some leghorn chicks around here? (Here being between Denver and CO Springs) Thank you!
  2. P-Funk

    Ever get one of these?

    Sorry, wrong reply. Derp.
  3. P-Funk

    Ever get one of these?

    This wasn't in a nesting box, but out in the coop. Yes, its an egg.
  4. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Howdy strangers, its good to see some familiar faces and some new ones, too Is there a better way to heat a coop at 7,000 feet than with lamps? My electric bill was astronomical last winter.
  5. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Hey Strangers! Welcome Lisa! Since Thursday the older non-laying hens now have their own stall and run in the barn, and the remodeled coop is occupied by 8 new fuzzballs. Mamma bird abandoned the 4 week old on the same day Big R got like 200 day olds. The month-old has taken instantly to...
  6. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Hey Strangers! Welcome Lisa! Just had to post some pics of the last 2 days. The older non-laying hens now have their own stall and run in the barn, and the remodeled coop is occupied by 8 new fuzzballs. Mamma bird abandoned the 4 week old hatchling on the same day Big R got like 200 day olds...
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    Solid black with a white spot on its head???

    The best picture I can get. This week-old has highly developed wing feathers so we're assuming (and hoping) its a girl. The guy who gave us fertile eggs didn't have a clue. "What Breed And Gender Is This?" Thank you in advance! Preston
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    Week old has escaped!

    The new hatchling has left the coop and run into the scrub oak. Mama bird is keeping a watchful eye but we have 3 cats.I don't want to sit here until dusk, what should I do?
  9. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Hey there kids. I have a broody faithfully sitting on 8 hatching eggs that are set to pop tomorrow. Can they be sexed right away? I saw it on 'Dirty Jobs' so it must be possible!!!! Thank You
  10. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Hey kids! I see you've managed to get along without me for so many months. How bout that heat, eh? On that note, the chooks seem to prefer the shade in the run and wont even go out to free range lately. I have a broody sitting on 8 purchased fertile eggs but some times she just gets up and...
  11. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Howdy strangers. Missed your banter! Straight to the point here. Little Gus Van Sant, the great chook protector, may need a home from October to January. I can't have him in the big city. Sorry to come at you with this after so long, but think of it as a planned emergency :'(
  12. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Thanks Margie. Very informative. P
  13. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Can someone explain what determines how many A's are on grocery store egg cartons?
  14. P-Funk

    Colorado

    The babies have started laying! 10 eggs yesterday
  15. P-Funk

    Colorado

    Sorry no dump truck here, but there is 2 pickups if you need help. On another note - the Broncos are gonna take the super bowl this year.
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