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  1. E

    Will chickens survive moving from 500 elevation to 2800??

    Getting ready to move across country, 1 day 4 hour drive. I'm sure they can handle the drive itself, but can they handle an elevation change that dramatically??? I figured my ducks will as they naturally fly pretty high anyway. Any advice appreciated
  2. PhillyDelcoChix

    Cheap and healthy natural snack for hens

    Hello all, Just checking in on what you guys have found your chicks love, especially fruits, veg, grains, herbs...anything that can be relatively inexpensive and/or even better: grown in my backyard!!! 🍅 🌽 🌶🥒🍎🥬🍓🍍🍏🍌🥕🍒🥭🍈
  3. Dfarago

    How may roosters?

    My hen just hatched a clutch. Three out of five survived. Based on colors I’m pretty confident one is female and one is male. The other is probably male but I’m unsure. My chickens free range so the rooster has the run of the three acres while my hen is in a pen with the chicks until they are...
  4. BReeder!

    What would you put in your garden for poultry?

    We currently have chickens (8), turkeys (2), ducks (4) and quail (lots!). Although it's the dead of winter here in Illinois this time of year, Spring is not very far off. We will be prepping the garden in late March and starting to plant in mid/late April. We like to grow all sorts of...
  5. cluckmecoop7

    Yay!

    Finally finished! Please PM me if you have some you want me to add. Questions & Answers About Chickens < CLICK
  6. M

    Isa brown sick need advise

    Hi, I'm new here. Hate to join and ask questions right away but may be in a chicken emergency. One of my 25 week old Isa brown has been out of sorts last couple days. She didn't come running for treats one night and was alone outside. I brought her to her coop and put her to bed. Next morning...
  7. WallyBirdie

    A Hawk Came Into the Yard....

    A hawk came into the yard... Sounds like a setup for a joke with a lame punchline. But it isn't. A hawk came into the yard and attacked my chickens. I never would have believed it if I hadn't seen it, but I came onto the scene too late. It got my Polish pretty good, she was bleeding and scared...
  8. cluckmecoop7

    Avatar (avvy) thread!

    Hello everyone! This thread is for people who have just changed their avvy. Just post if you have changed yours 12 hours or less. If more then 12 hours, it does not qualify for this thread. This is my new avvy! - Clucky
  9. E

    Broiler vs Layers

    Good greetings to you all. I want to stir up a contradictory topic.To get started ,broiler chickens are fleshier than backyard chickens although they on average take a mere 6 weeks to mature.In contrast to backyard chickens can take more than 12 weeks to mature and still may not be as fleshy as...
  10. Nellieribbo

    Chicken gender

    Hello, I have two silver penciled wyandotte chickens that I am struggling to sex and was wondering if someone might be able to help? They are 8 weeks old, developed a few brown feathers that my others don’t have and more pronounced combs. They don’t have spurs developing on legs like some of my...
  11. SavvySilkieMom

    Poop on feet! :( What will help?

    Hello there :) I am a mother of 2 Emotional support House Silkies. They are 1 month and the other is 1 month & 2 weeks old. I have them on Newspaper right now and ofcourse as chickens do they poop and step in it a lot. I love holding them but I have to shower right after everytime. :confused: I...
  12. PhillyDelcoChix

    Raising Organic Chickens for Eggs

    Hello, This is my first question to you experts. My family and I have recently purchased 8 chicks, 4 Easter eggers and 4 rare Marens, and have decided to raise them on all organic feed, food, etc. We don’t use pesticides or fertilizers aside from our own compost. I really want some info on...
  13. cluckmecoop7

    The Clucky Coop Adventures - 2020 CHAT

    Hello, :frow Welcome! Want some mealworms? This thread is called "The Clucky Coop Adventures". This is my 2020 chat/updates thread. I'm hoping to update it daily. I will be sharing **LOTS** of pictures and stories + updates and questions. I'll start with my pets: I have a small flock of six...
  14. Dfarago

    Best egg chicken

    Questions are at the bottom My husband and I would like to add some more chickens to our little farm. We have a rooster and hen we got from a neighbor to just roam around the yard for big control and chicken tv. We started with the rooster and three hens but one got killed by the other hens and...
  15. cluckmecoop7

    Chickens feet are red and wrinkled - HELP me please!! (PICS ADDED)

    Hello, I am very worried about my girls. I have six - Golden Laced Wyandotte's and Buff Orpington's. They do not have a covered run. There is lots of snow on the ground right now and they are standing in it all the time. The skin between their toes is all red and wrinkled. What can I do for...
  16. T

    Is this a isa brown chicken?

    I was told this is a isa brown x chicken but to me it looks like a rooster!
  17. G

    Egg laying Poll ( please check out!!!)

    :frowHi everyone! I've created a poll on when your pullets first come into lay. Thanks for clicking on it and please enter!!!:D:fl I will be posting results in 20 days so please come back then and check to see results:) Now one more thing before you begin: after you post your answer you MUST...
  18. S

    Baby Chick Swollen Eye Shut

    Look, this is my first post and I know it may be against the rules to link to outside sources but I really need some help. the other day my baby chicks eye was randomly swollen shut. We took her to the vet and have been applying terramycin for two days now. I woke up this morning and checked...
  19. Faizal786sunny

    Hello guys

    im new to here even tho I feel really happy to come here since I’m a big fan of roosters, and chicken
  20. MysticUniKitty

    2020 Flock And General Chit Chat

    Hi! We had so much fun with 2019 Flock journey that I wanted to continue it for the new year! Totally open for chatting, chicken updates, and general Flock gossip! Enjoy and let the new year of chicken was begin!! :jumpy
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