It's once again been a long while since I've been on this site. I'm terrible at keeping up on things nowadays. However, I wanted to share what I've been up to with other chicken/feather fans.
Because it's been such a long while, I'm not even sure if this post will be allowed in...
I’m still rather confused on one particularly. Three I know gender for sure, just quizzing y’all. :D
So there are four, a buff, a black, a blue/grey, and a white. Let me hear guesses.
Photos won’t upload ATM, so will update later with photos of each.
With winter over and this nice weather, we begin to gather around the campfire in the evenings once again. Only thing is, our campfire on BYC won't die out (hopefully not!).
what do we do here?
What else other than tell a story? I'll begin, and we will each add bits and pieces to the story...
With spring here, most of us are getting or hatching chicks! So it's time for a contest!
Limit: three entries per person
End of contest TBA.
But! From now till the end, give an ovation to your favorite photos! This will be the way...
Back to BYC after long hiatus. A local store is getting in assorted silkies and I wanted to try and pick out some specific colors but was wondering if anyone happened to make a chart with all the silkie chick color names and photos/ characteristics to tell each color apart. Found one for...
This thread is a part of the Weekly Peep. Those wanting to enter the contest for most intelligent peep of the month will go through a series of three tests.... One per week. Two tests being basic and the third being the final exam. The tests consist of basic chicken health, care, etc. The...
A) By participating in this game, I promise that all BYC Rules will be followed and that I have read and understood the Role Play Rules that are in a sticky at the top of the Games forum.
B) I promise that all content is to be rated G and suitable for all ages.
C) I promise that there will be...
My last contest has just come to a close. The winners were well chosen:
Now it is time for another contest. This one is using ALL references. No pictures "made up in your head" will be accepted because that is not what this specific contest...
Are you an artist? Till July 23, draw, paint, or color a poultry photo to enter!
Three main catgories:
*Digital Art (anything painted using a computer program such as "paint" or picmonkey or another photo editor)
*Hand drawn (or painted) art
*Hand colored art
THE ARTWORK MUST BE YOUR VERY OWN...
So, I need to know if I can unplug the heat lamp in the brooder for my 2 1/2 week old chicks. They are way too hot and have been panting. I have been unplugging the lamp for 20 or so minutes a day because it gets so hot in my garage. Will it hurt to leave it off over night? I have one really...
Tweety & the peeps have just arrived today! Tweety Muffin is an EE who looks to be Splash in color. She's already my favorite. She's full of spunk and loves to chase her starter, Chippy around on the porch. She's already trying to fly and she's only a day old!
Here's some not...
Welcome to ChickenBook! There used to be a thread like this a while back. It eventualy died out, so I'm recreating it, because it was fun!
Here is where you can create a "ChickenBook" page for any of your chickens!
You can create as many "profiles" for your chickens as you want. Try to limit...
So, to start out, I will explain a little. I wrote this article: https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/raising-roosters-as-a-part-of-your-backyard-flock titled, "Raising Roosters as a Part of Your Backyard Flock".
If you haven't seen it yet, click the above provided link. A brief...
There's no limit to the combinations! Chickens or chicks with any kind of other animal friend.
There can be more than one animal or chicken/chick in your photo.
Prize: there's no prize as of yet, but I'm working on it....
All BYC rules apply
No maximum amount of entries per person
Figured I'd "branch out" and make another one of these. This is just to make sure that posts will get answered and they don't all collect in one thread.
For those who want to help determine breed or gender:
All can join in! All help is appreciated! Thanks in advance for all your help! :)...
Post pictures of your cutest chicks or ducklings under 8 weeks old!
Fill out THIS form
ONLY ONE ENTRY PER POST FOR EASE OF JUDGING. THERE IS NO ENTRY LIMIT, JUST MAKE SURE TO HAVE ONE CHICK OR DUCKLING PER POST!
duckling or chick name:
Age(must be under 8 weeks):