I am not aloud to have roosters in my area. He is super sweet and so far extremely friendly even let's kids hold him. We are really sad to see him go but we just can't keep him. Please local delivery only no shipping.
What kind of food should we use after medicated starter feed. The girls are four months old. We were told to put them on a fine scratch for two months and then move to laying feed.
What's the difference between scratch and feed?
Do we use both at the same time?
Do we still use any...
Do you think misters for chickens are bad? Im leaving for 3 days and im worried they will get to hot. When Im home I take precautions by keeping them cool with fresh ice water, fans, dunking feet..ETC but the babysitter wont cater to them like I do.
When do chickens change their noise from a chirp to a baak? I swear every once in while I'm hearing a baak out of one of them.
Last night was the girls first night in their coop but they were Not interested in the roost. We would set them up on them and they would jump off.
Heres a pic of the...
Will my girls naturally roost or do I have to teach them? They are 9 wks old. I'm afraid the silkies can't get up but I'm sure the RIR's can. They have not been in their coop yet. I'm still bringing them inside at night
I have 2 silkies and 2 RIR'S they are ruffly 5 weeks old. My reds are very friendly but the silkies are not. I was under the impression that silkies were friendly. I'm new at chickens.. And not sure how to coax them into being friendly
Ok so my girls are 4 weeks old and it's the first sunny day in weeks. so I thought I would let my Girls out to play for a few and they wigged out. Started laying down kinda on their sides with a wing up. And beaks open. Totally stressed out clearly! How do you introduce them to the outside...
My girls are still young but we are in the planning phase for their coop. I have 2 Rhode Island Reds and 2 Silkies, do they each need their own nesting box? Is it more important to have a larger hen house or a larger run?