I noticed today while watching & feeding my girls that one of them had no fluff in their vent area. This is what I found.
while doing a bit of researched and my hubby holding her, she dropped this egg and the 2nd photo is what it looks liked. I felt her belly and doesn't feel hard. She isn't...
I live in WI and the last two days we had very strange weather. We had thundersnow/rain/sleet/snow and when I went to check on the chickens last night two didn't go into the enclosed roost/nesting area. I had to physically put them in. I got my chickens May 1st and this is their first winter. Is...
I am having a hard time deciding on what to put on the floor of our run. We live in WI along the lakeshore and we do get snow. I am not sure if I should use sand because it will be hard to clean in the winter. Wood chips? We can get free wood chips from our city. Is that safe? Everyone in the...
I got pullets a week ago, they are 7-10 days old. I am playing the guessing game of if it's a Roo or not. If you think I might have a breed wrong or might be a roo, please let me know.
Here is Ally she is a White Rock
Sandy - Balck Australorp
Phoebe - Buff Orpington
All is going well! We had a bit of poop but not crusted over this morning.
Their home in a room behind our home office.
Ally - White Plymouth Rock
Janet - I think she might be the Dominique because she does have a bit of yellow on her head. It's kind of hard to see here.
Juno - EE...
I'm suppose to have 7 different breeds. I am pretty sure I have figured out which one is a white rock, buff orpington & the partridge rock. I am having a hard time with my black australorp, dominique & silverlaced wyandotte. Is there a place where I can figure out what is what?
I live in Wisconsin along the lake and I am thinking the best time to get day old chicken would be in spring and ready to be outside in the summer. Am I on the right track? Are there only certain times of the year to get day old chicks?