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4 Black Australorps
3 Bantam Sebrights
1 Buff Orpington
1 Barred Rock
1 Jersey Giant
1 Black Sex Link
1 ISA Brown
I live in Moline (east of it, actually) and you can definitely have them here as we're rural and it's considered Allegan county....
I sometimes take the egg from them after they're laid. Sometimes a hen will be in a laying box with a couple other eggs from other chickens, so...
Yep, that's the posting I was thinking about. Thanks for finding it!
Here's the list that I use for toxic foods for chickens:
It's on a FAQ on one of the threads here.
Well, I guess that settles it then! [IMG]
My sorority house is now co-ed! What will the ladies think?! [IMG]
Thanks everyone for the...
Goldie is a Golden-Laced Wyandotte, but is it a he or a she?
Pics taken at about 3.5 months old.
Goldie appears to have...
Yes, the outside of the eggs are technically "dirty" but you can wash them any time. We collect ours throughout the week and leave them sit in...
It changes every day here (from as low as 30% to 90%). No real correlation at winter or summer (it can be 90% in both seasons--just depends on...
It's pretty common and there are a lot of threads on here about people dealing with the same issue, so it shouldn't be too hard to take a...
You said that you head them crowing loudly. Was it the egg song or something different (an actual crowing like a rooster)?
If you have another way of measuring humidity, I'd double check it with that. Otherwise, you can get a simple weather station at most stores for...
Let me guess--no rooster in the flock? [IMG]
That's pretty common for one to rise to the top and act like that. Sometimes you can bump them...
Ours is also called the Taj Macoop. [IMG]
I'm a frontyarder (is that somewhere between backyarder and farmer then?).
We live on 5.5 acres surrounded by farms, but are 700 ft. back from...
Your logic sounds good. I can't say there is any factual evidence, but I would tend to agree with that based on my observations alone.
A very dilute solution. That's the FDA's recommended process for killing bacteria on the outside of farm eggs for resale in stores.
No difference in color (it's white throughout).
Maybe I have one eating too many oyster shells? I offer them free choice all the time...
They're real close. I think the store one might be just a touch whiter, but that's because they're bleached (we just wash ours with soap...
D'Angelo N Va. :
well I don't know about the eggs, but your hens are very red and very pretty.