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  1. Luckytaz

    The incubator I just built

    Strader, Very nice job on the incubator. But you should know, a while back someone posted a warning about rough service bulbs. They are coated with Teflon and it gases off fumes that are toxic to chickens.
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    The Buckeye Thread

    Mine start 20 to 24 weeks.
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    Rose Comb RI White

    Duane Urch has them. His phone number is 507-451-6782 call between 7 & 9 p.m. He's in Owatonna Mn.
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    The Buckeye Thread

    cgmccary, This post is right on. I agree with you completly.
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    Wisconsinites- Heat the coop or not?!

    No you don't need to heat your coop. What I use for water, is a metal base heater purchased at Fleet Farm. Each of my coops has one. In past years I would replace the frozen water a couple times a day. Glad I don't have that anymore.
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    Aussiegal318, You don't need heat in your coop, unless you have young chicks. The only heat I use is for water.
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    The Buckeye Thread

    What magazine? I didn't see the name.
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    does anyone use paper shred dings in their coop?

    I use wood shavings, but add shredded paper because I've got it. Shredded paper alone would be very messy.
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    The Wyandotte Thread

    You could contact Duane Urch. I think he's judging there, and he has whites. 507-451-6782 call between 7:00p.m. and 9:00p.m. central time.
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    Australorps breed Thread

    Cochins, were one of the foundation stock in most of our dual purpose breeds. I'm seeing cushions in some of my buckeyes too.
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    How late is 'too late' to let a hen go broody?

    Take the eggs, this is way to late unless you were in the South or have a fully heated coop.
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    Thinking about winter (ugh!) and water heaters....

    The most trouble free I've used, is a metal base heater. They have a factory set thermostat only turns on when needed. They cost around $40 dollars but last for years. Here in Minnesota we have alot -0 temps and with these I don't worry.
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    The Buckeye Thread

    That is a cockerel.
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    Late season broody hens

    Mark, By potential they're talking about maximum size. Their is some truth to this.
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    CSU - Chicken State University- Large Fowl SOP

    I take it to mean large body, small legs.
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    Anyone else from UK?

    Welcome, from Minnesota.
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    Which type chicken fly the most

    The best flyers I've owened, were Hamburgs.
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    Cold Weather Hardy Birds

    Are you planning getting chicks or adult birds? How many do you plan on having?
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    Cold Weather Hardy Birds

    Welcome to the forum, Many breeds do well in Minnesota. My personal favorites are Buckeyes. Where are you located?
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    Welcome, from Minnesota.
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