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    How long until an egg starts developing?

    I have a hen that is thinking about becoming broody. She is sitting in eggs but running around partying during the day. She is still adding to her clutch daily. I'm concerned about her setting on them during the night. Are they starting to develop at night and then dieing during the day? Is she...
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    Brown leghorn turning white

    This girl is about 18 months. After her fall molt some of her feathers came in white. I'm wondering what might cause the white feathers?
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    Project idea, Swedish Flower Hen roo x Cukoo Orphington hen

    Some times I have crazy and unreasonable ideas. This may be one of them. I have a Cukoo Orphington hen that I love she lays fantastic xl speckled eggs. She is averaging 6 eggs per week. I just love this hen. So I was wondering what I might get out of a cross between her and one of my SFH roos...
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    Cukoo orphington - autosexing?

    I have a fantastic cukoo orphington hen that is in with a cream legbars rooster. I love her eggs the consistency and the size are great. I put one of her eggs under a broody and I got to thinking that maybe with the cukoo the chick may be autosexing. Is cukoo different than barring? Will the...
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    Emergency evacuation plan

    Today there was a fire about a mile from our house, "as the crow flies". It got me thinking about an emergency evacuation plan. I have added lots of animals in the last year and I would not be able to transport them all if I had to "bug out" today. What are things that you need to do to get ready?
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    Broody gamefoul

    Hello I have a game hen "type" of hen. I believe that she is going broody. She is spending most of her time in a nest, she is very defensive to those who try to reach into the nest that she is in. I'm not sure because she is not clucking like my last broody and she is not puffed up. Do you think...
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    Broody gamefoul

    Hello I have a game hen "type" of hen. I believe that she is going broody. She is spending most of her time in a nest, she is very defensive to those who try to reach into the nest that she is in. I'm not sure because she is not clucking like my last broody and she is not puffed up. Do you think...
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    German Bielfielder experience?

    I am looking into getting some German Bielfielder eggs to have my broody hatch out. Have any of you had experience with them? Do they take a long time to get to butchering size or any other thoughts or opinions from your experience? Thannks for your thoughts.
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    Hi

    Hello, I am a new member but I have been lurking for a while on here. I have had chickens since 2014. I currently have 43 chickens ranging in age from 3 years to 5 weeks. I have barred rock, orphington, brown Leghorn, sexlinks, americaunas, some not even laying yet marans, crested cream legbars...
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    Hi

    Hello, I am a new member but I have been lurking for a while on here. I have had chickens since 2014. I currently have 43 chickens ranging in age from 3 years to 5 weeks. I have barred rock, orphington, brown Leghorn, sexlinks, americaunas, some not even laying yet marans, crested cream legbars...
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