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  1. chubbydog811

    :D So happy!!

    I know it is very minor, but I have no one to share with right now...So here you go! I have been fighting with losing weight my entire life as far as I remember, but only the past 2 years I have been really fighting to get it off to be comfortable again (long story - lost it, got sick, gained...
  2. chubbydog811

    I can't believe some people...They make me laugh, in a sad kind of way

    This is more of a vent (sort of) than a rant... There is A LOT more behind this, but in short: We have a small boarding/lesson barn (horses). We recently lost a boarder, mainly because her kid lied to her parents about me (the trainer) and they moved their horse down the road. They left on bad...
  3. chubbydog811

    I know you guys aren't doctors, but anyone have an idea?...

    As a disclaimer: guys(men), there is a little "women talk" in here! I need some quick "doctor" advice before I go running to the dr's office, and they make me look like an idiot again (trust me, I went through 6 months of visits, drawing blood - which I HATE, them going between telling me I...
  4. chubbydog811

    Help please - figuring out what I'm dealing with...Be-headed duck.

    I lost only 1 duck this morning. First I will say, they have a coop, but are not locked up at night (they will be from now on though). Things you should know: First - there is a rather large hole in the top/side of the manure pile. About 7-10" around. Second - killed only one duck. Ate his head...
  5. chubbydog811

    Ideas/reassurance? - dog behavior related

    I have had my Basset Hound for about 2 years now. He will be 3 this August. When I got him he was deathly afraid of men. I brought him pretty much everywhere with me to try to socialize him, but he always hated men. LOVED kids and women. He came from a family who ran a small day care out of...
  6. chubbydog811

    Ugh...Seriously frustrated right now!!...Somewhat of an up-date.

    I know my issues aren't nearly as bad as I have been reading on here, but I am truley ticked off right now, and really need to vent... As a little background, so you can understand why this is important to me: I have a horse farm...My old barn burnt down and killed 6 of my horses, leaving me...
  7. chubbydog811

    Venting...Small children and incubators...

    I really need to vent to chicken people about this... My sister is up visiting with her 4 kids...You can already see where this is going.. She has a little one that is probably over a year old now, and of course, she found my incubator. As soon as the came, I told them the importance of not...
  8. chubbydog811

    >( I'm am super ticked!!! Fox is still here...GRR!

    We have been having a fox or 2 living around us for the past 2-3 months. We have tried humanely trapping, and shooting with no luck. It wasn't much of an issue until today - I think they are getting VERY desperate now.. We went out this morning to find feathers EVERYWHERE! My mum found one...
  9. chubbydog811

    HELP!!! Fox issues...

    We have at least one fox that keeps taking out our chickens... He has killed 6 chickens in the last 3 weeks (this isnt including the 10 or so of the next door neighbor's, and 6 or so across the street). He even took our favorite barn chicken, who NEVER leaves her stall! Also took a chicken OUT...
  10. chubbydog811

    HEHEHE I got duckys!!!

    Just got home from picking up my new little ducklings...They were hatched yesterday, and I am incredibly excited!!! These aren't my first ducks, but they are the first "water" ducks I've gotten...I started with a few Muscovys, but they weren't too thrilled about water... Anyway, I just had to...
  11. chubbydog811

    persuasive speech for school - need some help!! Comparing Hatcheries.

    I hope I am posting this in the right section, sorry if not! I am doing a speech on why "backyard breeders" (in the sense of a breeder breeding true to the breed) are better than hatcheries/hatchery stock. and reasons why it is better to buy locally hatched chicks from these breeders rather...
  12. chubbydog811

    WTB: White Leghorn hens/1 rooster. NH

    I am looking for 4-6 WLH hens and possibly one rooster - I may consider more hens if you have them. A dog got to mine, and took out half of my leghorn flock (or course, they are my favorite breed!). I would like them between 4-10 months old - no older or younger. From good stock. I am willing...
  13. chubbydog811

    Horrible hatch - what went wrong???

    I had 14 eggs set (of my own) from WLH, Sexlink/WLH, and a few mixed bantams... I almost ALWAYS have 100% hatch rates, and no issues with the chicks hatching...I have my incubator and hatcher down like a science, and know exactly what my eggs need to survive and come out with awesome hatch...
  14. chubbydog811

    WTB True Standard Ameraucana eggs

    I am looking to buy 2 dozen or so true Ameraucana eggs. I was planning on hatching my own, but I lost my hen 2 weeks ago If you have any, please let me know! I am willing to pay $15+/- a doz. and shipping. Test eggs are fine too! Thanks
  15. chubbydog811

    Venting....Got my hatchery chicks today...

    This is the first time I have ordered from McMurry... I ordered 25 chicks, a mix between bantams and standards, and they came this morning... The standard chicks are doing AWESOME. I got BO's, SLW's, and BR's. The bantams arent that great - I ordered 4 frizzles, 5 millis, and 3 silkies and my...
  16. chubbydog811

    I think I am going to lose my head!!!!...Anyone have this problem?...

    ...Sorry, I am really only looking to vent...But has anyone else had this problem?.... So to start off, I have had a lice problem in one of my chicken coops. We contained it to just that coop (didnt spread)...I wanted to go natural with them, so I dusted with DE, didnt work (NOTE: use as...
  17. chubbydog811

    Fruits Vegetables for chicks/chickens?

    I was just curious, what can I feed the chicks/chickens (fruit/veg. wise) that wont hurt them - that is, if any of that is bad for them? Are strawberries alright? I have a box of them that have gone past what I would want to eat - they arent moldy or rotten, just soggy and soft. What other...
  18. chubbydog811

    FS in NH- Roosters - cochins, crested, standard and bantam!! $3 each!

    I have too many roosters, and would like to see them go soon. *bantam black cochin *bantam dark brahma *crested polish silver laced *leghorn/RIR *black/brown laced, mixed breed, medium size *RIRx *(2) Standard grey/brown cochin All were hatched between 2/24 and 3/1 of this year. Meat...
  19. chubbydog811

    Mites/lice...I need help!

    To start off, my rooster went after me, so I picked him up and was holding him. I have been noticing the rooster, and now the girls, have been loosing their feathers, mainly on their head/neck... So I was looking at rooster, and saw small yellowish bugs crawling all over him... Are these lice...
  20. chubbydog811

    For Sale : White leghorn chicks - New Hampshire

    I have about 15 white leghorn chicks that are ready to go. Hatched on 5/24 and 6/1. Straight run. Im asking $2.50 per chick. Post here or PM me if interested.
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