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    Official BYC Poll: What Kind of Roost(s) Do You Have Installed?

    oh wow! Do they like the softness of the carpet? Seems like it would be very gentle for their feet. I think a good idea. How did you attach/cinch up the carpet?
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    Official BYC Poll: What Kind of Roost(s) Do You Have Installed?

    Your girls look like theyre sitting there watching television! What a lovely picture😊 Nice bright coop; Im working on my hubby to put a window in mine; its 8 ft high but needs more light.
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    Official BYC Poll: What Kind of Roost(s) Do You Have Installed?

    Please could you give us a picture. I like the idea of catching the droppings! I spread newspapers under them every night but slways hsve an overabundance of them to get rid of. 🐓 🐔 🐣
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    Comment by 'Granitestater' in article 'Rooster Flocks'

    The testosterone kicke d in; very powerful effect on the boys.
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    I Want to see Your Very Cool Crosses!

    Im tending to agree about the roosters wanting attention! I have 9 and they are keeping me busy. Personable and talkative. They ALL like being sung to (boys and girls). All just stop turn their heads and listen. So special. I dont get rid of roosters either. I like them all.
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    Official BYC Poll: How Do You Protect Your Chickens From Predators?

    Beautiful happy dog in your id pic.
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    Where r u? Millhopper?
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    Awful. Colder than a witches tit as they say in Maine! Were 8f now wind chill feels below zero. Howr your babies doing i n it?
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    Yes i kept mine in today in so. Nh. Let them in run first to see how bad it was while i was cleaning, then back in. They settled ok, nice comfy house. No drafts, plenty straw and sweeter heaters. Hung lettuce ball. Yours eat cabbage? I have 2 dust bath bins too they love. Several more days of...
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    how are they tolerating the cold?
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    sorry whats that in farenheit?
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    What's the temperature where you are???

    8 degrees F, feels like -7 w wind chill 11pm southern NH. Got them all bundled up in there; no wind getting in, plenty of straw and sweeter heaters. Good ventilation too. Ive had just about enough of this long stretch of cold i will say.
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    How much do your birds eat?

    jeez i had no idea the boys could be given kidney damage w layer pellets! TY for the info
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    Cockerel living situation

    How are the cockerzls doing now? My boys now 21 mos. old have become less aggressive sha!l we say. They change with time as the testosterone lessens. They still hold their own w the younger roos and jump the girls a times (not like last year) but have mellowed and the girls prefer to be w them...
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    Chickens molting?

    Im in Derry NH and my girl is molting too. First thought the new teenage boys were at her, which they are, but shes lost soooo much, tail included, i know its a molt. He stepsister finished her molt a month ago. Boy they look so sad and unhealthy when molting, i was surprised. But the sister...
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    Rooster getting aggressive.

    Just a personal experience, as a younger rhan 4/5 y/o they brought me to grandparents farm and rooster went after ne in the yard. But i never had a dislike or fear of chickens or roosters. Now have both and love the boys. They do frustrate me when they terrify some hens; i understand its their...
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    Official BYC Poll: How do you keep your flock warm in the winter?

    I like how you're concerned for their comfort. ❤
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