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what all veggie scraps are safe for roosters?
i put the ad here because in a sense i AM trying to manage my flock lol. i thought the auction threads were for sellers
i'd be willing to pay a reasonable price if need be
i'm trying to replace my flock. i'm not using them for "snake food" as you put it
i'm looking for free laying hens in western pennsylvania,preferrable close to clarion
Are you able to shoot them where you live?
What is your question?
How often do you feed them?
Layer feed can damage a chick's innards
It could be. It could also be that something is trying to get into the run. I would watch for predators. Mine got loud right before a fox got them
It MAY be that different species incubate differently. I'd give them a week then start looking for possible problems
Do they have free range access?
I was asking about nests because there could be a rat or something hiding that is stressing the birds
Do you have nest boxes set up?
What color pits?
What breeds are on your farm?
My wife and I had a rottweiler that never bothered our chickens then one day her black silkie rooster got too close and our rott crushed his...
You can rule out a coon since it wasn't pulled through the wire
That is a Least Weasel. All it takes to get into your coop is a 1-inch gap or opening of some kind then it's goodbye flock
I used bleach and hot water