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    Hens laying eggs somewhere other than nest box...

    I'm surprised, I really thought I would get lots of good advice from the experienced chicken keepers here. :(
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    Hens laying eggs somewhere other than nest box...

    I have 7 EE's in my coop, with an attached enclosed run. There are 2 external nest boxes on the coop. I left a couple of eggs in the nest boxes to show the girls where to lay, and the first one to start laying did lay her eggs there. The problem came when the next hen started laying. She is...
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    My Neighbors Little Dog Is A Threat?!

    Personally, I don't think it would be right to kill the dog without talking to the neighbors first. Let them know what happened, give them a chance to correct the situation. If they don't, take the dog to a shelter, or contact animal control. It isn't the dogs fault, and it shouldn't be killed...
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    Life is changing for us, and it is not for a positive reason

    Debi, all I can afford to send are my prayers and positive thoughts, but I'm sending LOTS of those!
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    Reed, Kentucky here (Henderson County)

    I'd love to have a black copper marans...love those dark eggs, so pretty!
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    Reed, Kentucky here (Henderson County)

    Welcome to BYC! What kind of chicks do you have?
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    How many is too many for my set up?

    I'm no expert, but if the coop you got at TSC is the same as they were selling at my TSC, you are already over capacity. Chicks bought in April aren't at their full size yet, either. If you over crowd them, they will start picking on each other. Would it be possible to build another coop for...
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    A Dog For Me And My Flock

    She's just beautiful!
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    A form of Chicken math?

    I think I was trying to say "how neat!". But the IPad did its own thing:/
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    A form of Chicken math?

    No suggestions, but how unM
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    Coop Project: Maken the Plunge & Getting Chickens

    He's a beautiful roo... One of my silver spangled Hamburgs is turning into a roo...he tried to crow for the first time Friday, so funny! I'm sorry you had to give Pecker up...
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    Surviving the Heat!

    You c an put Sav a Chick electrolytes in their water, but you should also provide plain water
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    Ugh. The guys at the IFA are puzzled as to why I'm still buying chick starter.

    My local feed stores have either medicated starter, or layer food :/ They looked at me like I was crazy when I asked for something in between :rolleyes:
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    labradane

    Big mistake! You need a breed that is bred to be a livestock guardian, Labradors most definitely are not.
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    Life is changing for us, and it is not for a positive reason

    So sorry! Hope today is a better day for both of you...
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