#chickens

  1. My Little Chicken Coop/Flock!

    My Little Chicken Coop/Flock!

    This is going to not have a lot of pictures, but i'll talk about them! One little picture of the flock at sunrise. These are my chicks near their little nest. Leghorn in the nest. Some hens! Chickens at night. I'll post more pics and tell people their names but for now i'll publish this.
  2. M

    What breed or gender is this

    Hi I have a chicken and I’m not sure what breed and gender it is? It’s around 3 months old and if you know please tell me what’s the breed and gender!
  3. Kally_Zahirniak

    Wing pin feathers??

    Hello everyone! So my hen Mushu who is almost 8 months and laying eggs still has wing pin feathers. My other chickens who are the same age and younger are fine there wings developed perfectly. Her wings still seem to be stuck in the wax, she is very uncoordinated and has bad balance probably due...
  4. -MochiPie-

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  5. L

    Newish to group

    I have 8 chickens, got 3 Buff Orpingtons yesterday, have 2 Ameraucanas, a Black Maran and would have to look up the other 2. I love my chickens, am vegan so they are my babies as wells as my dogs and 4 goats. Am retired/disabled federal investigator but my passion has always been animals...
  6. Eggs by Happy Chickens

    How to tell if my hen is laying eggs?!

    Hello everyone! 👋🏼 I have a Savart Honas hen and she has laid a few eggs, however, I am not sure if she is still laying eggs. I have not seen her laying in the nesting boxes and I have not gotten any eggs that would be the kind her breed lays. I know that she is laying age not to old not to...
  7. black_cat

    Anyone want me to draw their birds?

    I'm bored and looking for stuff to draw, so I'll draw your chickens/other birds. Reply to the thread with a pic. First come first serve! Here's a *very bad* example. Any drawings will be drawn in that style, but in pencil. I also won't shade like that, this is just the only example could find...
  8. R

    Prepare for Harsh Weather

    Hi All, I've very recently put my flock of 13 chickens into a large run and hen house outside where they now spend 100% of their time. They've only been out for 5 days and are doing pretty well despite the current rainy 50° weather. But with hurricane season just around the ben, what can I do...
  9. sydneyrey7

    Brand new babies!

    Hi, I recently got three Americanas (sorry if misspelled) and another mystery chicken we don’t know the breed of. We got them around a week ago from Tractor supply co. I was just wondering how to get them more comfortable with us, and when it’s appropriate to let them wander out side to explore...
  10. Happy Henny

    Share your stories of your amazing roosters!

    Hi, I have a lot of cute stories of my chickens but the one that stands out the most is the story of my Black Ameraucana rooster, named Dotty. So, It was evening time so we went outside to close the chickens in. We had already closed in all of the coops except for the "Big Old Coop" as we...
  11. iroeldjoeldj

    Older Chickies Available Southern California

    Chickies are flying out of the coops! While I love to keep all ages, lately the chickies have been flying the coop! Let me know if you have been waiting for chickies…I have a large assortment of ages, and breeds. I love to put together multiple breeds in a coop, so you can bring them home...
  12. iroeldjoeldj

    Available Chickies Southern California

    Chickies are flying out of the coops! While I love to keep all ages, lately the chickies have been flying the coop! Let me know if you have been waiting for chickies…I have a large assortment of ages, and breeds. I love to put together multiple breeds in a coop, so you can bring them home...
  13. Calamus

    Newbie introduction...

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I grew up with chickens but haven’t kept them on my own until this year. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Six. Two pullets and four cockerels (three to deal with, one to keep). Planning on introducing a couple more...
  14. Z

    Introduction

    1) I got 6 chickens for the first time a year ago. 5 of them were girls and the last was a male. Since we live within town limits, we had to give our rooster to a safe and happy home where he could live out his life. 2) We just got more chickens from tractor supply. So I currently have 9. 3) Our...
  15. I

    Water problems

    I have a flock of chickens + 2 ducks and currently, their water source is some stagnant water in one of those oval stock tanks. The water is rarely changed or topped off except for when it rains. I want to put some better water out for them and I've heard of those container ponds so I'm thinking...
  16. Zebra and Yolk

    Getting New Chicks! Recommendations?

    Hello! Thia os only my second post and in around 13 days I will have 10 new day-and-a-half old chicks! I have been doing do much research, but if there's anything you dont think I would know if you wouldn't mind, please share! :love
  17. fallchickens

    Wild Birds Living in Chicken Coop

    Seeing as it's winter, wild birds always like stopping by for food and water in our chicken run, though we always scare them away when we see them. Normally, it's just a nuisance, but now we have multiple quail attempting to live in our (small) coop with 5 other chickens (2 Delawares, a...
  18. CatBaaloo

    Back to Backyard Chickens

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I first had chickens about 40 years ago in 4-H. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Right now I have 8 birds. 2 Red sex link, 2 black sex link, 2 White laced Wyandotte, and 2 white chickens. They were from the pullet bin at...
  19. SilkieNewbie!

    HELP!!!

    A SILKIE IS HATCHING I AM NOT SURE IF I SHOULD LET IT HATCH INSIDE THE INCUBATOR OR TAKE IT OUT PLEASE HELP!
  20. lilfarmchic

    Hey Everyone!

    Hi there! I am Andrea aka lilfarmchic. I live on 30 acres in Northern Pennsylvania with my husband John who I have been married to for almost 27 years and we have a 25 year old son. We have a small hobby farm with 11 ducks, 7 chickens, 2 goats, 2 dogs and a cat. I am an avid gardener, and modern...
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