layers

  1. tbird108

    Baby Girl Brown Egg Layer Chicks for Sale in Miami, FL

    Hi all! I have some cute brown egg layer female chicks for sale that are available for local pickup in Miami, Florida (SW 32nd Ave & US1). If you (or anyone you know) needs some brown egg layers if your life reach out. When they're ready to lay, which is sooner than most other chickens (~20...
  2. TundraFang

    Breeding Project Ideas

    So my girls are starting to lay and I'm hoping to start a breeding project to learn more about genetics. Here's what I have to work with: Easter Egger Sapphire Olive Egger (Hens only) Amberlink (Hens only) Prairie Bluebell Egger (Hens only) Australorp Maran Orpington Wyandotte Brahma (Hens Only)...
  3. M

    Laying Hens Pearl White Leghorns

    Originally from McMurray Hatchery - 1 year old Laying Hens Pearl White Leghorns Profuse producers.... We can no longer keep up with chickens due to our schedules. $10/each for beautiful laying hens. Woodstock GA Hwy 140 near Milton/Crabapple Area. You will need a crate to pick them up, they...
  4. ChiknforME

    7 of 25 Laying

    I have gathered 25 laying hens over the past couple of months. 9 were younger pullets and the rest were laying prior to me acquiring them. I am getting 5-7 eggs a day. Is this normal? They have access to oyster shell and get layer crumbles.
  5. M

    Hello all. I’m Ria from Altadena CA

    I have had chickens off and on for 25 years. Currently I have 6 layers. I am expanding my coop as someone I know is moving and giving me 6 more. I also have 3 cats and two Aussies. My Aussies are a bit too excited when the girls are free ranging so we usually keep them in when the girls are...
  6. Fn87

    Surprise Batch of Cornish Hens

    Hello this is my first time raising chicks. I work at a farm and we received a shipment of 300 or so layer chicks five weeks back. Around 70 of them were leghorns, 25 are welsummers, 100 are isa browns, and 100 are various easter eggers. We have been raising them in a brooder inside our...
  7. Briferris

    New member! In Boise

    Hi my name is Bri, Tragedy brought me to this awesome group of chicken lovers. We had a flock of 1yr old ladies. Tragically I came home to my entire flock massacred! The renters dog Nextdoor dug under our fence and killed them. (Husky) I was hoping to find someone in my area who has 1yr old...
  8. amynw

    Chicken is just dropping out soft eggs?

    Hello, I have a 21 week old Midnight Majesty Maran along with 12 other assorted chickens. Theyve been laying for a few weeks now. Recently, I have watched her have 3 soft eggs. When I say she has them, she just drops them out. Whatever shes doing, they just drop out. She doesnt squak and make...
  9. ChickenLady1920

    Indiana Birds

    Hello! I work for a 1920's history farm located in West Lafayette Indiana. We have a flock of 66 chickens, along with 4 turkeys, and 14 ducks. Part of our mission is to educate the public about animal husbandry. We pride ourselves in having heritage breed birds to share with guests. I am looking...
  10. B

    Giveaway

    https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01766Z75I/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_i_YUDLFbDMJBC81?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1 I used these faux eggs to Jumpstart my chickens laying eggs, at first I was skeptical then within 2 days I started getting real eggs. Now I'm yielding 7-10 eggs per day with just 10 chickens. I'd say...
  11. chickenchicklady

    We made it!

    Well, Folks! We did it! We raised all 30 birds with no losses except for one! I’d say that’s pretty good! And we got our first two eggs today! Are eggs usually pretty small when they first start laying? Or are these from my silkies? (The white egg is for comparison of a normal egg)
  12. SherylCombs

    ROOSTER BEHAVIOR

    My 16 week old rooster is mounting the 16 week hens, is this normal when they don't start laying for another two or three months
  13. MROO

    INSTANT Starter Flock - Egg Production - Maryland

    BARGAIN PRICED! Six Asian Black pullets - three months old seek employment in the Egg Production Business. These beautiful young ladies were originally purchased as tiny chicks as a 4H Egg-to-Eggs production project. Covid sidelined the Fair season, so we find ourselves with at least six...
  14. RidleysRoostingLadies2020

    Beginning a Backyard Layers Coop

    Hey! My name is Breanna, I'm 27 years old. I grew up and still live in a small country town in Northwest Georgia. Between four kids and school, I decided that I also needed a hobby. This hobby just so happened to involve my husband dumping his time and money into building a brooder for a small...
  15. jkcproject

    Happy Saturday to ya'll!

    Good morning, wherever you are! HMM, not seeing a template, but that's ok. This ain't my first rodeo. I'm a mom of 8, 3 adopted, with 2 still home. My love and I have 16 grandkids and 1.5 great-grands. We used to have a barnyard menagerie in Washington state, and loved every minute of it. We're...
  16. Laurel09

    Introducing a rooster to commercial laying hens

    Hello everyone. I have two roosters in my backyard flock and I also have 10 Rhodes island commercial layer hens. My question is, if I introduced the two roosters into my commercial layers coup, will they lay fertile eggs that I can incubate and hatch successfully.
  17. chikenscratch

    Layers for sale (SE WI/NE IL area)

    I am downsizing my flock and selling the following: One year old - $20 each: 2 black australorp 3 rhode island red Two year old - $15 each: 2 welsummers All are pure lines, healthy, and regular layers. Prices as listed, will consider offers.
  18. Katonk

    If you could ask a poultry science professor

    What's questions would you pose to a poultry science professor? I've had a bunch of questions about deep litter and the feisability of a tractor hybrid, so I decided to reach out to the experts. I joined up here and got the benefit of years apon years of experience through members generous...
  19. CanadaEh

    Leghorn vs. DPs questions

    Barred Rock (dual purpose) keeper here. Checking my breed selection and thinking of adding a second breed. Having some questions regarding Leghorns: 1) by how much can you save on feed by raising and keeping leghorns for eggs instead of Dual Purpose? 2) are they less hardy / more miserable in...
  20. CanadaEh

    feeding Meatbuilder to layers

    Bought 3 bags of Purina Meatbuilder yesterday to feed to our 7 layers and 2 roos in the winter. The reasons not buying layer feed: 1) did not want to feed excess calcium to roosters 2) we liberally use treats (grains,fruits,veggies) so I figured extra protein would be a plus to offset the...
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