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  1. Haida

    Heritage Turkey Hens - Assorted Breeds -Central NY

    Hi BYC! I have five turkey hens for sale! $75 takes them all and I will throw in a copy of Storey's Guide to Raising Turkeys! The two oldest hens are a year and a half old... they've been bred and are excellent layers. They began laying in February and continued to the end of September. The...
  2. Haida

    Plymouth Barred Rock Hens--Canandaigua NY

    ***The price of $25 is for all 7 hens (rooster is optional/free, I understand not everyone wants one/can have one).*** Hi BYC!I have 7 hens and 1 rooster who need a new home! They are about 8 months old and were bought as chicks from Tractor Supply this last spring. They are very hardy--this...
  3. Haida

    Emus Are Beautiful (Youtube Link)

    Hi everyone! I saw this on the internet this morning and thought it was silly... thus I had to share it with the only other people I know who like emu! It's been stuck in my head all day!!!
  4. Haida

    Chickens Missing Huge Patches of Feathers

    Hi everyone! I'm kind of new to chickens (most of my experience is with turkeys and emu lol) but I share a property with my Mother in Law who has a small flock of Rhode Island Reds and Easter Eggers... 20 or so hens. My main concern is that her flock looks SO raggedy... and I'm not sure what's...
  5. Haida

    Broody Tom!

    Hi everyone! I have a hen sitting on some eggs right now (she started about a week ago) and I made a makeshift nesting "bucket" right next to her nest (so that the other girls would see it and not use her box). Well, it worked very well... maybe too well... because I went to give them a...
  6. Haida

    Blackhead Disease... I think?

    Some background: This is my third Spring with turkeys, my second Spring breeding/incubating eggs. I am not new to turks or anything like that... I spend my free time hanging out with them, observing them and researching them. My flock is pastured and has access to an old horse barn. I have one...
  7. Haida

    Spanish Black Tom - Heritage Turkey

    This is Buck, a beautiful, dominant Spanish Black tom... he is 2 years old, 35-40lbs (he is big!) and is extremely friendly and docile. He is great with people, dogs, goats, ducks, and chickens (though he has not been raised around them--I would let him and his hens wander around the yard...
  8. Haida

    Wanted - Standard Bronze Turkey Hatching Eggs

    Hi there! I'm looking to expand my flock... I'm interested in finding 2 dozen Standard Bronze Turkey eggs for hatching... I don't want to order from a huge hatchery or anything like that (plus I want to help out my fellow BYC-ers) . I'm willing to pay $3 per egg and shipping costs. If anyone can...
  9. Haida

    Preparing for Emu Hatch!

    First off, I just want to give a big ol' THANK YOU to everybody on this forum, I wouldn't have made it this far without everyone's posts and info! So thanks, you guys!! Today is Day 45 of my emu egg incubation... I have two of the buggers, and I've been keeping them at 96-97°F(usually around...
  10. Haida

    Emu Eggs Typical Smells?

    I know you guys have all heard this before, but I'm new to ratites... Not new to incubating eggs, though! Last Friday, my Uncle in Law got a call from a guy who lives down the road from us regarding emu eggs... I guess his pair had finally started laying, and my UIL wants emus. He asked me if...
  11. Haida

    Hi, my name is Haida...

    ...and I am addicted to turkeys! First off, I'd just like to say that I couldn't have gotten through Spring without this forum! Thank you, everyone!! Currently have 2 adults (year and 4 tom & hen, Spanish Black), 5 turklets (their babies, 10 weeks old that I incubated myself) and 4 teenagers...
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