So Our first time mommy Mallard laid a nest of eggs in her floating duck house and incubated them. We have a 1/4 acre sized natural pond. We bought these 5 ducks (one female 4 males) as straight run chicks last year and raised them up. She was great sitting on them throughout the whole...
I'm from Southern York County in pennsylvania.
I'm a Small hobby breeder, for fun pets and eggs!
3 Rhode Island Reds
2 black sex-links
And other animals
1 husky/mix(that was on David Letterman!)
4 Jack Russell's
I'm pretty new to this...
we use netting on the top of our pen, and there was a spot that we had to use a separate sheet of netting. I guess we didn't overlap it enough and it dove down at the perfect spot and went right between but couldn't get out...
The thing to do now is get a shock collar and WATCH him.
Any time he TOUCHES a bird, give him a shock.
It won't take many to cure him
He may or may not stop forever, but most of the time the collar does the job
I'm sorry, but shock collars are cruel and should NOT be used on ANY kind...
I'm not sure if it was in shock from maybe a rooster fight, or it was dark and they don't fly at night? Because it didn't want to fly.. But the next day it was DEFINITELY flying over our coop..
I found this video of a hawk that looks similar, and the chickens attacked it.. And it laid on it's...
sadly a hawk found it's way into our chicken coop. We didn't get home til after dark and all the other chickens were in the coop and this hawk was still standing on my silkies dead body. I'm sure once it got in, it couldn't get out. My first instinct was to kill it, but after doing some research...
So I have a young rooster about 8 months old. I think he is stressing my hens out. Of my 6 hens only 1 is laying for the past 2 months. 1 hen is our 2 year old female Marigold, the rest are all between 8 months-1 year and started laying, and well. Once my roo grew bigger and more mature he...
I hope its an "Im gonna lay an egg noise"! But they live with my mother and she called me to say she definitely saw FIFI(grey partridge silkie)crowing. Here are updated pics. They were born the week before Easter.
Here is a video>>>>
CURVEBAL!!!!!!!!!!!! So Angel started crowing the other week. We have accepted that angel is definitely a roo..
But FIFI started crowing yesterday!!!!!!!!!!! BOTH ARE ROOSTERS?????????? i will post updated pics in about 3 hours. fifi doesn't have a comb? Angel has grown a big comb.