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I am losing about one hen per week.
Here are the symptoms.
I notice one eye 'mattering' and closing.
They just slow down and then I find them...
Free to a good home. A beautiful, HUGE, Blue Orpington Roo. Just a little under a year old. I was given some eggs to hatch and he was in the...
18 big brown hatching eggs from Rocky's girls. Rocky is my prized Barred Rock and he has 6 girls that he takes care of. These Barred Rocks are not...
A local university is doing a study for a major egg company.
They have 1000 hens in a battery trying to see if they can get 2 eggs per day....
Life around Bethany Farms is good.
Count and see how many bitties there are in the picture. Some are yellow, some are black, some are reddish...
Two sister Buff Orps.
Went broody together.
Now have 14 chicks that they are raising together.
Chicks are 2 days old.
Buffy and Betty are sisters.
Betty went broody two weeks ago.
She has so many eggs under her that now Buffy has started helping her.
The local feed store has a "chick day" once per year. They take pre orders.
My 25 comet pullets came in today.
I put them with my 6 guineas that...
I am told that it would be a sexlink.
I know that RIR roo/BR hen make black sex link.
Has anyone tried the BO/BR?
This is my 1st time having a broody hen.
Betty is probably 7 months old, a sweet Buff Orp.
She is setting on 4 eggs that were laid today.
Allaboutdemchicks (Claudia) gave Vicki a pair of juvenile Silkies.
I set about to make them a little tractor.
She measures four feet wide, 6 feet...
Popped a big batch of popcorn yesterday. Left a bunch unsalted.
Gave some to the girls.......they went crazy.
Put the rest into a bucket and put...
Took this from a web site.
I have tried various methods of brooding chicks. I started with the usual newspapers, which stink, and then wood...
This one is a handsome fella indeed.
He is just starting to come into his adult self.
His daddy is a magnificent rooster named Rocky who is the...
I need Barred Rock pullets or hens.
I live in Central Al.
Please PM me if you have any for sale!
Barred Rock pullet asleep in the feeder
Solo - born 2 weeks ago today.
Daddy - BR, Momma - BO
Bandaid - named...
Caught this little one week old dead asleep with her head in the feeder.
We had one hatch out that has the curled toes, so we used the bandaids for splints.
Taking them off when I get home, and hopefully she/he will be...
Jacob is one of 9 children who lives with a single mom.
He loves chickens and helps to feed his family with the eggs.
His pitiful little coop got...