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  1. dirtybug

    WTB: Golden Laced Wyandottes or... PA, DE ....

    I'm looking to add two Golden Laced Wyandottes or other good laying laced pullets to the flock. Birds that are ready to be outside but not yet laying would be preffered. Located in PA near Lancaster, York, Delaware.....
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    egg with "bag" in it ?

    so I've gotten lots of eggs from the 3 layers I've had for about a week and finally cooked some up. a few of the eggs had whats best described as a bag inside the shell, I had to crack the shell then through a thin film almost like I could have removed the shell and had an egg in a bag but...
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    Cardboard bedding ??

    I've just come across a supplier of "cardboard bedding" at about half the cost of pine shavings. Doing a search here came up with 0 results, I'm wondering if anyone is using it or if there are any reasons not to use it. I have no other info about what kind/size of cardboard it is but it is...
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    Mother in-law suite finished

    Most of the coop was made with free wood (old billboard) I think total I spent around $150 including 100' of hardware cloth. the building is 4'x8' but one end has a 2'x2' storage closet so the coop is 4'x6'. The run is 8'x14' and is totally enclosed with 2"x4" wire including the roof. I plan to...
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    Brown sex link ??

    I've been offered a few pullets that where reffered to as brown sex links, I can't seem to find any mention of that breed on this site and a google search didn't come up with much except one mention saying they are commonly called isa browns. Is a brown sex link an isa brown ?
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    5wk RIR outside?

    May be getting some 5wk old RIR's I've never had chicks before, only older birds. My guess is that at 5 weeks in cold weather they still need a source of heat and being that my coop is uninsulated and has no electric I'd have to wait. ?? also at 5wks could a RIR walk through 2x4" fence?
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    Wanted: in se PA

    I'll be putting the finishing touches on my coop this week and I'd like to get some birds. I'm looking for RIR's, Barred Rock or other good laying docile breeds. I need a maximum of four and would prefer them to be around 14w old +- Please let me know if you have anything available...
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    Could they figure out a porch?

    the title doesn't really tell the story so..... I'm building a coop and the way I have it set I'd like to have a small 1'x1' porch outside the chicken door then a ramp down 3' to the ground. The girls would have to walk out the door and make a left turn to go down the ramp. could they figure it...
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    Semi-auto toilet waterer

    This Semi auto waterer could be used with household water supply(hose) or low pressure(barrel). You need: post hole digger old toilet 5' 4"pvc toilet flange Step one> dig a hole as deep as you can Step two>put pipe in hole with toilet flange on top Step three> install toilet...
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    Easy access 4' high run idea

    new to the board here and for those of you that read my other post you know I'm not even in a town that allows chickens, anyway I have an idea for a 4' high run area to save on fencing cost but still allows easy access for cleaning without having to crawl. Hopefully my drawings show up...
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    New here, in Phila PA

    Hi all, New to the forum, living in Philadelphia PA. I had some pet chickens when i was younger but had to give them up when I moved out of my parents place and have missed them ever since. Its now time for me to move again and I'm looking for suggestions of chicken friendly townships whithin...
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