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  1. lisabug

    VA- Silkie/Sizzle/Frizzle Chicks (pick up only)

    This is the first thing I am putting on this new auction format so bare with me. Have 10 new less than a week old chicks. It is late in the season but the mama decided to sit on more eggs. Some are sizzles, some are frizzles, some are silkies. I can't tell what they are until they get a little...
  2. lisabug

    FS: Pigeons: Southern VA (Danville) $3.00 each or $15.00 for 6

    I have 6 pigeons. 4 "babies" that are now grown and 2 "parents". They keep breeding!! Would really like to find them a new home cause they don't get along at ALL with our doves and as a result are doves have been banished to a small bird cage inside!! $3.00 each or take all 6 for $15.00. You...
  3. lisabug

    FREE Silkie Roosters- near Danville VA

    I am looking to rehome 1 or 2 of my silkie roosters. Basically, I gotta lotta crowing going on from 3AM to 10PM and it never stops (and the neighbors are starting to complain)! I will GIVE them to you if you have a good home and can pick them up. Sorry, I will not ship them. One is grey and...
  4. lisabug

    Southern VA: FS hens, broodies, silkies, sizzles, frizzles

    We are OVERRUN with chickens and are neighbors are starting to complaing so are desperately trying to downsize our flock. We had WAY too many little ones this year. (PICTURES ON PAGE 2) 4 Barred Rock Hens (laying this month) 8 Rhode Island Red Hens + a rooster (laying this month)- 8 Golden...
  5. lisabug

    FS: Silkies, Frizzles, Sizzles- Southcentral VA near NC border

    My birds have all gone hatch crazy and I am overrun with babies!! I have a dozen or so silkies, frizzles and sizzles for sale. Various hatch dates in the last 2/3 weeks (some are hatching at the moment). They all have broody silkie moms and either silkie or frizzle dads (I have 2 silkie males...
  6. lisabug

    FS: Baby Mutt Ducks Southside, VA

    Our ducks went broody and hatched out babies today 5/4/09. We have 11 so far with more expected next week. The father is a Peking and the mothers are either a Cayuga or a Khaki Cambell so obviously they are mutts. They are SUPER cute. We are located near Danville,VA which is an hour north of...
  7. lisabug

    Silkies in Virginia

    I hatched some eggs this past summer from Marie Martin...and more hatched then I thought wouldso I am downsizing and thought I would start here. I don't think I can let my hubby butcher my silkies like our other "extra" chickens...and am in no REAL hurry to be rid of them just want to find them...
  8. lisabug

    Virginia- Need Female Duck ASAP

    Looking for a female duck of anytype. I have 1 male duck whose partner passed away from an infection. He needs a new friend (or 2) to hang out with. Any breed is fine. We will drive a couple hours if need be! They have a large fenced in area and a big kiddie pool and live in the same general...
  9. lisabug

    pecking peking ducks??

    My mucky ducks must be hitting puberty. Until about 1 week ago they were friendly enough but wanted to keep their 5-10 ft distance from me in our animal yard. Then...one day they started following me around quacking...so I talked back....the next day they got real close and I started petting...
  10. lisabug

    WTB Peking Ducks (Southern Virginia)

    Just putting a feeler out...I am looking for 2 peking female to go with my 2 males. They are pets! We were hoping for a girl and a boy but they are both boys. They love each other but hubby thinks they love each other 2 much and if something happens to one the other would be heartbroken. So....I...
  11. lisabug

    Help w/Swollen Feet?!?

    Hey all! My husband and I stupidly got 2 more hens at the auction today...they are big white birds. They have ONLY been fed bread and are of laying age but they needed me to "rescue" them and didn't cost much. One has swollen feet. No scales that we can see...reminds me of a pregnant person...
  12. lisabug

    Is this spradleleg?

    I have a newly hatched chick with some issues. For a long time she couldn't stand up...now she is standing but her toes are all curled and she doesn't walk. Her legs aren't splayed but I was wondering if this still could be spradle leg. She can stand on them just with curled toes which makes her...
  13. lisabug

    Straight Run! Roos?

    Just venting.... I got 10 straight run chickens in Feb. now we can tell the gender 9 out of 10 are Roosters. It stinks....my husband won't let me save them all (only 2 actually). I was hoping about 50/50 at least. They are hurting each other and then others (we have younger ones and layers we...
  14. lisabug

    Hatch Pics I promised

    Just in case the pics don't work...they can also be found here... http://www.flickr.com/photos/levierefamily/ These are Silkie and Silkie Crosses that I hatched in my LG9200. The eggs were mailed to me from Marie_Martin. I set 17, 5 were unfertile.....12 went to Day 18...and 9...
  15. lisabug

    The hatched...now what??

    OK of the 12 eggs that were still kickin on Day 18...8 have hatched....2 more have pipped. When do I take them out. 2 hatched sometime during the night last night so when I leave for work it will be 24 hours. Should I take them from the incubator then?? How dry do they need to be?? I am worried...
  16. lisabug

    Chicken Lesson Plan

    Hey all! My 4th grade step daughter (10 years old) is "teaching" a lesson on chickens and ducks. She is suppose to do a hands on lesson as well. She lives in a different state and WE have the chickens and ducks not her mom. So show and tell doesn't work. Any ideas?? She got to pick the topic so...
  17. lisabug

    First Hatch Update (day 12)

    I put my eggs in my bator at about 6PM on April 24th so I think it is Day 4 (when is my day 18 to stop the turner anyone?) I know you like updates so I thought I would update. Other than a power outage near the beginning....temps have been idea, humidity has been ideal and my LG9200 is doing...
  18. lisabug

    OH NO! Is there still hope?!?

    There was a major car accident near my house last night and the power was knocked out for 6 hours!! I haven't lost power ONCE before but of course now that I have eggs in the bator I did. The temp was at 75 when I took off the MANY MANY blankets I piled on it after the power came back on....I...
  19. lisabug

    LG Still Air Questions

    Hello all, I am incubating my first set of eggs in an LG still air. I know they aren't the greatest but it is the right price and it was the only one they had in town. So...that is where I am... I put my shipped eggs (from Marie Martin) in yesterday. The temperature is about perfect and the...
  20. lisabug

    Duckling Question

    I bought 4 baby ducks last weekend. 2 are for my niece for Easter (don't freak out- we asked the parents who were going to get ducks anyway if we could pick them out...dad already made her a duck house) and 2 are for ME for Easter (they were cute at TSC and I already have 10 growing chickens)...
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