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  1. Taylor

    Help me pick feed.

    I feed mine all natural feed from my local co-op. its animal fat/meat free! its a great feed and my birds love it.
  2. Taylor

    Feeding green stuff??

    I limit my flock on scraps from the kitchen, i do give them peas 2-3 times a week. I do allow them to free-range so they eat grass all the time. they can have as much grass as they want. Free-ranging makes your flock healthier and gives them nice shiny feathers, and makes the eggs dark orange...
  3. Taylor

    Is it ok to feed pullets gamebird starter?

    I went and bought some RIR pullets yesterday, and the guy told us he had fed them gamebird starter since they were born up to that time. they are about 5 months old now. are they ruined from being fed improper feed? will it hurt their egg laying?
  4. Taylor

    Will scratch grains hurt my pullets future egg laying?

    They are almost 5 months old. I just hope it hasn't ruined their egg laying
  5. Taylor

    Will scratch grains hurt my pullets future egg laying?

    I recently bought dark brahmas and speckled Sussex from a woman who solely fed them scratch grains. Would that have hurt them in any way? Will they lay well in the future? They are very pretty and very healthy besides the point. I've got them on grower now.
  6. Taylor

    Southern Style Creamed Corn

    Ingredients: 8 ears of desired corn 6 strips of bacon large skillet salt/pepper to taste Cooking Instructions 1. fry the bacon stips in the pan until crispy 2. slice all corn off the cob into a large bowl 3. go back w/ back of the knife and go down the cob, this gets all the delicious cream...
  7. Taylor

    Southern Made From Scratch Biscuits

    Ingredients: - 2 cups White Lily self-rising flour -1/2 cup Lard or Crisco Shortening -1/2 cup to 2/3 cup cold buttermilk or plain milk -1 tsp sugar Cooking Instructions preheat oven to 425 farhenheit 1. sift flour and sugar in large bowl 2. cut in lard into flour until you get gravel size...
  8. Taylor

    Irresistible Tuna Salad

    Ingredients: 1 pouch of tuna 1 can of either black, kidney, pinto beans, I use kidney beans or pinto beans, your choice 1/4 cup chopped onion 5 tbsp chopped dill pickles 1 regular spoonful of mayonaise, enough to bind tuna together bread Cooking Instructions 1. rinse can of beans under...
  9. Taylor

    Perfect Fried Eggs

    Ingredients: fresh eggs large skillet butter, or bacon grease, salt & pepper Cooking Instructions 1. heat skillet on medium heat, add your butter or bacon drippings to pan, i prefer bacon grease. and heat it up, 2. turn heat down to low and add eggs to the pan 3. cook them low and slow 4...
  10. Taylor

    Southern Fried Potatoes

    Ingredients: 5-6 large Potatoes half a onion chopped 3/4 cup white lily cornmeal 1/4 stick Butter( i use land o lakes sweet cream) 1-2 cups crisco shortening or 1-2 cups lard salt, pepper Large skillet (i use cast-iron) Cooking Instructions 1. slice potatoes into rounds, sorta thinly sliced...
  11. Taylor

    Southern Cornbread

    Ingredients: Large Cast-Iron Skillet 1 1/2-2 cups of cornmeal buttermilk/2%milk *if desired-chopped onion* Lard or regular cooking oil *if desired-corn 1/4 cup* 1 large egg Cooking Instructions 1. grease your skillet with Lard or Cookin oil, if using lard, let it melt first. need about a...
  12. Taylor

    Possibly my last post ever on this site (sad news)

    I know what it is like to lose animal friends! I hate selling mine cause they can be so gentle with you! I know a friend who lost 9 chickens due to a neighbor who disliked chickens and he let his dang dog in his chicken lot and he killed all them.
  13. Taylor

    good starter price?

    I sell my eggs for $1 a piece for Khaki Campbell eggs , $2 for muscovy eggs a piece, $4 for a Khaki duckling, and $5 for a Muscovy Duckling. and $30 for a pair of grown Khaki Breeders. and $45 for full grown Muscovy Breeders. Can't keep them at this price around here!
  14. Taylor

    how to improve laying

    P.S daylight is not the key, protein is.
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    how to improve laying

    my ducks lay every day! and they don't have no artificial light or nothing! I will tell you the secret to get eggs in non-laying months if you want eggs. feed them high protein feed, yep thats the secret to it! my ducks get 12 hrs of daylight and its freezing temps and rain and snow and i get an...
  16. Taylor

    Dirty Duck Eggs

    my Khaki's always lay their eggs in the house, and they're never dirty! I'm glad of it too! my ducks actually are cleaner than most ducks are. if they are dirty just rinse them off under water and wipe it off with a paper towel and you should be fine! and they would still be fine for hatching...
  17. Taylor

    Muscovies This Cheap!!!??

    i saw on craigslist muscovies hatched in august, $2 each, is this a good price for the at that age? are they almost mature and able to lay eggs?
  18. Taylor

    Many questions about duck eggs!

    now the egg isn't fertile unless you have a drake with them. i would collect all the eggs i could get and hatch them in an incubator so i could keep getting eggs from her, i have found that if you let a duck hatch her own eggs it takes her forever to lay gaian, it took mine 1 1/2 years to start...
  19. Taylor

    what do you use for bedding in your coop straw or shavings?

    I always use straw, Its free at our CO-OP and the chickens love it, and they enjoy eating it too!
  20. Taylor

    What's your favorite duck breed?

    Khaki-Campbells and Muscovies! <3 <3 <3 <3
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