I have a hen that seems to have gone broody with the golfballs in the nesting box. Sooooooooo, here are my dumb questions.
1- If I remove the golfballs, will she stop?
2- By me removing her from the nest everytime I can, will this break her broodiness?
3- If I leave her to be broody, will the...
OK so yesterday one of my BRs lays her first egg (mid afternoon time) .... SOOOOOOO this morning I go out and find a open soft shell (not very large) that was pretty freh it seemed. The soft shell was not laid in the nesting box, but looks to have droped while the hen was on roost.
OK sorry for the photos, the flash failed on a few I snaped.
These two "girls?" are aprox 15 weeks old and are from unknown origin but may be silkie crosses. I assumed they were ladies when I first saw them, but now I'm not too sure.
I just posted this in BYH also, but decided to post here too.....thanks
OK, here it goes. We are looking for 2 goats OR sheep. We plan to keep them as pets. We have no intrest in raising them for meat or milk, but as overgrown weed controll. So my question is, goat or sheep? Easy question...
OK OK...I'm lost...today i hear alot of talking from my flock... I go to investigate, and its my oldest (17 1/2 week old) hen, talkinging her but off to my rooster...shes almost crowing at times to him. BUT WAIT! It gets odder, the roo has made himself a "nest" in the corner of the coop and...
Anyone know where to find DE (food grade) in Maryland? Ideally So. Maryland? And please, before you reply with "www.xyz" sells it, I'm aware, I'm just loking to purchase it over the counter. Thanks in advance
Hey all, quick question. Someone local is giving away 2 rabbits. Is there any issues with putting rabbits with my flock (9 hens 1 rooster)? As of now, I do not know the breed, age or sex of these lil guys. Will post info as soon as I know. Thanks!
Howdy all, I'm new to this chicken thing. I am looming to start a SMALL back yard flock of 3-4 egg layers. Is there anyone in the area that currantly has any chicks for sale? Hatching eggs / started pullets are fine too. I think I've bumped my head but this seems like a good family experience...