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I don't see any signs of red mites, just I want to use it as a preventative, I live in Ireland and I don't think I can get pyrethrin or...
Two of my hens decided they want to go broody, One is brown leghorn and the other one is daisy bell, it is warm nowadays and the conditions are...
If you can afford automatic door opener
Welcome and make the run as big as you can and as predator proof as you can, you can't overdo either of them.
I have 3 roosters with 30 hens but free range 24/7 and no problems apart from minor chases, but if you keep them in a closed space they will fight.
They would find them, but if they can access them at dusk they can sleep in them if they like.
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I don't know to be honest but I would see how it goes and if they fight you have to get rid of one of them.
It is very strange to have an...
Don't worry they will not eat poisonous plants, you can't either they taste awful, I had one week old chicks out eating grass with all kind of...
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Put a cloth as a curtain at the entrance of the nesting box make it in two pieces so the hens can pass between them, that will make the nesting...
I have seen similar thing due to the rooster mounting them
With three Silkies you need a rooster otherwise they will sit on infertile eggs:)
You have a nice selection of hens.
If you keep hens for eggs get some white leghorns
Send some photos for the hens in question and many...
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The only thing I can think of is medicated feed, It only prevents coccidosis, but every little helps
With a run it should fine, you need roosting bars, be sure you have enough ventilation, make the pop door one or two feet above the ground to...
I would say white leghorn