Were any of them hybrids? Production birds maybe? Those breeds that are bred for production are not long lived. They get organ failure & drop pretty fast. Otherwise it could have been due to the heat. The bigger the breed, the worse they seem to tolerate heat. If they didn't have any symptoms of...
Don't worry Jim. That feeling will pass very quickly knowing you (looking forward to talking to a child). :lau
Brent I was just thinking how wonderful that heirloom pizza cutter will look hanging in my cookin nook. ;)
Beautiful pics Mel.
If you didn't have a top on your chick pen & no adults jumped in to cause any trouble, I think it would be safe to let the little ones out on a nice weather day (so the big girls will be outside). Then the chicks can explore their new digs in peace. Mine are about 8 weeks & they have full run of...
My chicks were about 6 weeks when I let them out of their area to mingle with the adults. I might have done it sooner if the weather would have been better. That way, the adults are all outside for the majority of the time so the little ones can explore the coop. I also leave their area...
Bigz, my youngest girls lollygag at dusk before going into the coop. I think they get bullied off the roosts so they just wait til the old biddies are all hunkered down for the night & are too comfy to chase them off any more? As they get older, they go in earlier & earlier.
Hope this text size works. It never worked for me with the old format.
Hmmm...... it works until you hit enter, then it goes back to the default size. Maybe that is why it didn't work for you Bigz?
Welcome to the newbies!
I picked most of our rhubarb yesterday. Hoping to make some jelly tomorrow.
It is a pheasantback. They are edible.
Vicki! Glad to see you stop in.
Brent, DH cut the grass right before this last stretch of rain and it needs it again badly. I agree it is a terrible waste of time, especially in this state where beautiful days are too few in a year.
How is Suzie doing?
Good luck Mel. I hope your counter...