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Yes! Thank you!
We do occasionally feed back boiled eggs to the chickens. Do you know if it’s fine to feed chickens raw egg?
Just a quick question, there used to be a really informative guide on here about sex link chickens and their genetics but I can’t find it...
Hen: “From where I’m standing, this doesn’t look like another chicken.”
I normally get around 15 eggs a day. After about 2 weeks I've got tons of eggs and tossing them ends up the only option.
I'm looking at maybe...
I’d say 5 days.
It sounds normal to me. They start with pecking order behaviour at quite a young age!
Make sure you keep an eye on everyone and check they...
‘You alright there? You okay?’
Top one might be a cockerel but come back in about 2 weeks =)
They look fine to me. I would say the Wyandotte’s are probably a bit younger than the Buffs.
I have Rhode Island’s and Sussex birds and I’ve...
They’ll be fine but ensure they have the plenty of bedding and to prevent them from getting cold.
You’re going to struggle to tame her if she’s already very overprotective. Some hens just have that kind of personality.
It’s always worth a try...
Thank you :hmm
She wasn’t fed any scraps while she had the chicks and she did not have access to grit.
Yes, it is sad but thank you for your help.
https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/not-sure-if-youve-got-a-pullet-or-a-cockerel-click-here.1094660/page-159 —> thread for future questions ;)
Sorry, they’re a little too young for me to tell at the moment, although the chick in the 2nd picture may be a cockerel from its tail shape =)
Yep and ok thank you for your help.
Yes they were a few laid by our free ranging hens so I can’t be sure which of the many roos with them is the dad.
I can’t be certain but I believe so. She’s raised healthy chicks in the past without an issue so it’s not like she’s a bad first time mother.
The temperature has been a little warmer over the past few days but nothing out of the ordinary. They had plenty of bedding and from what I...