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Mine is top of the pecking order ;)
The funny thing is, Rose is the only one of the original ones left!
In my experience, they were orangey when they were chicks, but it could just be mine that were. They got very deep red as they matured.
Nope, not a RIR. RIRs are orange when they’re younger and then get red as they grow older.
Same with me.
Tail makes me think cockerel.
Also, let me know some good sources for fertile eggs (we only have hens)
I want to let or dedicated broody raise baby chicks. Which is the best way to go about that? Giving her straight chicks, or letting her hatch eggs?
I live in a really hot climate too and as long as you provide properly they'll be fine. When it gets really hot, sometimes I'll spray down an area...
I love my Australorp! I also recommend Easter Eggers.
First off, I don't have a rooster. I have a flock of 5, made of 4 standards and a bantam. I'm also not completely sure that this hen is broody...
We’re in the middle of a move and getting them a new, large, permanent coop, but previously they were backyard free range and slept in a modified...
My chickens, a flock of 5, have lice AND scaly leg mites. I have tried Vaseline, permethrin spray, and poultry dust... nothing has worked. Is...
I agree... Chickens, though I love them, aren’t worth a vet’s price.
Culling isn’t cruel. I don’t cull, but I respect those who do. They don’t do it out of spite but compassion so the animal doesn’t suffer, and they...
I had a RIR just like that. She passed away from disease, but unfortunately nothing I did could curb her behavior. You could try placing her in...