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    Breed Question

    Thanks! Yes, sorry, I do the know the EE are mutts, grew up with a bunch and they were fun, silly chickens! And glad they are pullets. Thank you very much! I am really excited to see when they start laying. We all enjoyed the colorful eggs, so I'm hoping they do =)
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    Breed Question

    Hello! I got two new chickens to add to my flock in September. I currently have a Black Autralorp, Barred Rock, Light Brahma. The new additions are now about? 24 weeks. It was not a good breeder. Lesson learned as I got my previous chickens from them and these were replacements. The black...
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    Seeking Advice - Temp Coop

    Thank you!! I am located in Connecticut. So the weather here is still quite warm getting cooler into the 60s. That’s a great post!!! Thank you!!
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    Seeking Advice - Temp Coop

    Hello! I am seeking advice/ideas for a temp coop for my three new pullets (approx. 10 weeks) coming soon. I currently have 4 1-year old hens. I have a 6ft x 8ft coop with 16 ft of roost space and 2 nesting boxes. The run is 8 ft x 10 ft. I have another new run adjacent to the original that is...
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    Built nesting boxes - they lay on floor!

    Thanks! Maybe I will try that when I work from home. I checked on them today and there was one in the corners, cracked =( and another on my droppings boards under the roost smashed!
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    Built nesting boxes - they lay on floor!

    I actually have two roos but am actually returning them on Sunday because they are starting to fight and I do not want to deal with bloody fights!! It's a shame but I keep hearing nightmare stories about them. Mine are fine with me right now, but I'm still a newbie and worried about the risk.
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    Built nesting boxes - they lay on floor!

    Thanks everyone! I have placed a golf ball in one, but they haven't seemed to notice. Here are some pictures. There are two roosts on one side where they sleep at 18 inches and 24 inches. The nesting boxes have a little roost and they hung at 12 inches above the ground. (In the picture they have...
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    What breed to get?

    Thank you very much!! I will definitely search that thread! This is very helpful =)
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    Built nesting boxes - they lay on floor!

    Hello!! New! I have 4 hens (2 roosters are being returned with 3 more pullets planned soon). Some of my lovely ladies (1 Barred rock, 1 black astralrop, 2 lights brahamas) have started to lay!! But, I built beautiful boxes placed them 12 inches above the ground with a roost. And they lay next to...
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    What breed to get?

    I am concerned about that. Any reccs? I know they can be quite brutal......
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    What breed to get?

    Thanks! I love this group. I was a silent watcher, but I learned so much before I got my ladies!
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    What breed to get?

    Thank you very much! Trying to do best by my girls! (newbie!)
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    5 week old Orpington, Pullet or Cockerel?

    Too cute! No help but just adorable
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    What breed to get?

    Hello! I am asking for advice!! I got 6 pullets on June 20, 2020. 3 barred rock, 1 black australorp, and 2 light brahmas. (my original order was 3 barred rocks and 3 buff orpingtons but apparently the buffs were roosters, so I was surprised by the others). Unfortunately, 2 of the Barred rocks...
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    Little Black Chicken Question

    Hello!! I have been following this group obsessively before I got my 6 new girls! I have 3 Barred Rocks 2 Light Brahmas and a little black one. I had ordered 3 Buff Orpington but they turned out to be roosters. So they gave me others (light Brahmas) but have not responded to my question of what...
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