animals

  1. HorsesRMe123

    URGENT!!! What are some characteristics that can differentiate a male and female White Chinese goose?

    My White Chinese geese are 9 1/2 weeks old. I really hope at least one is female. I notice that one of them stands tall, has a higher pitched voice, has a smaller vent, tends to be noisy and has a larger developed knob (the one eating grass in the picture). While the other likes to stand more...
  2. L

    Introduction

    Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? We’ve had chickens for over a year ❤️ New to hatching chickens (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 15 (3) What breeds do you have? Wyandotte, Silkies, Ayam Cermani, Orphingtons (4) What are your favorite aspects of raising...
  3. chickenchicklady

    Grow bags...Potatoes.. Animals

    Good morning! My husband felt it necessary to order 18 lbs of seed potatoes (not know how many he would get). I’ve already planted 16 grow bags worth, and I have about 17 left to go, however, I’m running out of room on my property to put the bags. If I Put them out in the wooded acres on the...
  4. HomesteaderWife

    All Grown Up Critters! - Empty Nest Therapy

    It happens with all babies... They grow up! (JoJo, a baby Khaki Campbell we raised a few years ago. Rest in peace dear) Empty nest isn't just for growing/grown children- it applies to our baby animals too. Time passes so quickly, and one minute we'e snuggling with them and the next our...
  5. Chickologist

    The Roost

    This is a version of the BYC Cafe thread, But this one is more for talking about and telling stories of your chickens and other animals. Please follow all the BYC Terms and Rules in this thread.
  6. JoshuaBurke

    Is the price worth it?

    Is the price worth it? My local feed store are selling peking ducks for $3.00 a piece. I was wondering is that a good price for the ducks? :woot
  7. lexilewis2001

    my dreams... a reality :)

    Hi guys! not only am I a chicken lover, but I am an animal fanatic! For years, my mom and I lived in a condo so we couldn't really own any animals other than some hamsters and a cat. We just recently saved up together and moved to a 7 acre farm! our farm has no previous barns or anything, so we...
  8. Silver Sebright

    My mom found a Blue Jay egg what should we do?

    Earlier today my mom found a blue jay egg right outside our chicken coop door we put it in a incubator just in case it is still alive. Anything else that we should do?
  9. Jessica Thompson

    (<~{ THE LAST NIGHT ANIMAL RP}~>)

    Welcome to the world if the last night this is for anyone any were any animal mythology and fiction so basicly here's what's goning on the fox is leader we are going against the evil of this land of night so here we go Name sun burst Age 6 Gender female kits one adopted Color red fire tail...
  10. Farmer Connie

    How Well Do You Know Your Animals?

    How well do you know your Animals? Of course almost everyone has been outside in the dark with a flashlight. And if it is held just right at the perfect level, animal's eyes will reflect back a color. Example: I wear a head strap light at night now because of the shorter days and day light...
  11. Cluckcluck1215

    Epic Stories(WARNING!:SOME OF THESE STORIES WILL CONTAIN BATTLE)

    WARNING:Some posts will be goorey!Read at your own risk Hey peeps! I love love love making short(long?)stories and want to show everyone! Follow along with my OCs! Jane, Taylor, Arthur, Merln(Not so OC?), Gwen and Morgana(Not so OC?)Hiccup, Astrid, Toughnut, Roughnut, And Snotlout(How to...
  12. Saint_ Marwenne_Chickens

    ~A Cry Of War ~ A Fang Of Pain ~ Cheetah RP ~ Story Page

    This is the story page, if you wish to add a character or chat, please use this page: www.backyardchickens.com/threads/a-cry-of-war-a-fang-of-pain-a-cheetah-rp.1194445/page-8#post-18893723 Current characters: www.backyardchickens.com/articles/a-cry-of-war-a-fang-of-pain-member-page.73099/...
  13. RiverStorm

    ~A Cry Of War, A Fang Of Pain~ A Cheetah RP

    Please Read First will be followed and that I have read and understood the Role Play Rules that are in a sticky at the top of the Games forum. B) I promise that all content is to be rated G and suitable for all ages. C) I promise that there will be no swearing, cursing (including censoring by...
  14. OmegaSigh

    Are residents of Sacramento County allowed to own farm animals?

    One of my many questions as a poultry owner is as to whether or not the law permits me to own farm animals, such as a duck or a rabbit. We have a fairly large backyard, much more than a single duck would ever need, and she is properly housed and cared for. All that I ask is that, if you would be...
  15. abigalerose

    Photography

    So I've always loved taking pictures (I'm one of those people with 12,000 pictures on their phone) and I finally bought myself a camera, nothing too fancy, a Nikon D3400, and I'm totally inspired and addicted to taking pictures! But what does it take to be a "real" photographer? And what can I...
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