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Mabel - (BR)
Buffy - (BO)
Weasy - (BO)
Fuzz Butt - (EE)
Clucks - (EE)
Loud Mouth - (RIR)
Julliet - (SS)
SS have very good chickenalities IMO We started with 2 ss chicks-male & female and both were calm & friendly. "Julliets" eggs are on the medium...
we just used regular ole' sand from our local lumber store, they delivered it to us...same sand we used under our pool
I rake up grass clippings in the summer everytime we mow. I put it in the middle of the run in a huge pile...It's like Christmas morning for them....
You want roosts higher than egg boxes or they will get nice and cozy in them at night instead of being on their roosts.
I think most runs start out grass...doesn't last long though!
I use pine shavings in the deep litter method. Works great for us-I completely clean out the coop in the spring and fall. I use 3 bales initially...
*BUMP* I dont have silkies but some of my hens have some nastiness going on "behind" them, would like to get them cleaned up for spring
I vote for coyote...or some kind of dog.
Check your temperature- Too warm could cause them to be a little listless.
I used it in my brooder. Chicks never seemed to eat it but it became very damp in a very short amount of time. Although economical, I wouldn't use...
Hello fellow chicken lovers-
My run is a muddy mess! What is normally a well drained rock hard run is now (after 50" of snow) a sloppy, muddy,...
Not only do mine love eggs, they love cooked chicken too!
I just means that he is maturing. "Romeo" our rooster started living up to his name way before my hens started laying. However, at 19 weeks old it...
Mine went CRAZY over the turkey carcass from Thanksgiving and LOVE what's left on a t-bone! I also give warm oatmeal on cold mornings.
My flocks likes ADM Pen Pals over Purina - more eggs on the ADM also.
pop door is open in the day, closed at night
This is the first fall (as in the season) as a chicken owner and I don't think I have ever seen this many red tailed hawks and especially bald...