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  1. meepANDpeep

    Hi Everybody

    I recently fell into the poultry hobby because I decided to incubate supermarket quail eggs. It was interesting. Of 15 eggs, 4 hatched. Two of the hatchlings died in sad circumstances, but I have two beauties that are growing nicely in the brooder. One was splay-legged and curl toed, and I was...
  2. N

    Chick breed?

    Hello, I am new to this page. I am wondering what kind of breed my chickens I bought from Cal-Ranch are. They are under the assorted rare breeds category and costed a fortune!! A WHOPPING $6.99 PER CHICK!! When i got them they were golden with white feathers. But I’ve had them for a week now and...
  3. mrspullig

    Hi!👋🏼

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? No, I got my first chickens around 10 years ago, and I instantly fell in love! (2) How many chickens do you have right now? Nearly 30 + a handful in the incubator. (3) What breeds do you have? Err...mutts? lol This group/flock...
  4. T

    Crazy Chicken mom to 13

    Hi Everyone, new here and looking for some advice for my 13 ladies. I posted a thread here. https://www.backyardchickens.com/threads/extremely-cold-weather-please-help.1444125/#post-23977938
  5. A

    Nice to meet you all!

    Hi all, I have just joined this amazing helpful community, after having so many questions as a noob chicken owner, for example, is my Erina actually and Eric? What the heck is that in the poop? And, Can I introduce my dogs to my chickens? If so how? I found that this website had the most...
  6. C

    Adding to the flock but my “dominant duck” keeps fighting with the new ones.

    I have slowly started introducing the new ducks. at first I let the new guys quarantine then showed them to each other so they could see them but not be with them. next I let them outside together and my less dominant duck kept going back and forth with the the new guys and his friend. After...
  7. leiannev

    Checking in from Nebraska

    Hello. I was born a farm girl. My experience raising chickens only started six years ago when I bought six Easter Eggers specifically for their blue eggs. Since then I have tried my hand at hatching, learned to use a syringe to reduce water belly & even tried to graft a chickens head. The...
  8. A

    Hi ALL Chicken Lovers and Fellows

    Hi, I am ACHICKENSBESTBUDDY I also run a youtube channel called Peeps & Eeps! Please subscribe to my Channel
  9. MelouiseP

    New member, Button quail lover

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I have button quails. I first got them 6 months ago. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? I have 20 button quail right now, 3 are in a brooder. (3) What breeds do you have? Button quail (4) What are your favorite...
  10. C

    Hi! I'm Very Glad To Be Here!

    Hi, y'all!! My family used to have chickens when I was a lot younger, and we are soon getting them again! We did a pretty good amount of research and took care of them pretty well, but there is always room for improvement! I don't remember a lot, which is why I'm here to do my own research as...
  11. prettylittlehens

    New to BYC! Help me name my farm!

    Hey y’all! I’m new to the site and still somewhat new to chickens as we’ve only had our flock for about 9 months. Anyways, I’m wondering if any of you can help me come up with a fun and catchy name for my farm? I hope to have everything up and running, so to speak, by spring and would love to...
  12. N

    Mixed Dozen and a Roo too!

    Hello all! I decided to join the forum because so many times over the last few months when I google topics regarding chickens, something on this forum pops up. So I figured why not go right to the source. Last November, we purchased our homestead located on 13 acres and one of our first...
  13. Blooming Hills Homestead

    New Here!

    Hello! My name is Ashley and I'm from Wisconsin. My husband and I have been saving to move somewhere with some acreage to start our homestead for a few years, this July we finally moved to a seven acre home and are slowly making plans to create the homestead we want. (1) Are you new to...
  14. D

    Hi :(

    Hi I'm new. Ive been frecuenting this forum for like a week seeing how a lot of people have amazing tips for taking care of our feather babies. But only 3 days ago I had to come here searching for answers to see why my duckling was having these very scary and worry some symptoms. I just posted a...
  15. J

    Unknown Breed

    Was relaxing at home when I heard a knock on the front door. Opened it up to see a man standing on our porch. He asked if I owned chickens and said there was one loose in the front yard. I slip on shoes and step outside. That’s not one of my chickens. I try to catch the chicken when my neighbor...
  16. J

    Whisky Willows Chicks

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? My family has had chickens for at least 7 years. Can’t remember exactly when we got our first flock. (2) How many chickens do you have right now? We have 18 chickens, just acquired a new one today. (3) What breeds do you have? Oh...
  17. livingwithjane

    New to raising pekin ducks

    Hello! (1) I adopted 6 ducklings 2 months ago. (2) One did not survive, unfortunately, so I have 5 now. (3) They are Pekin ducks (4) They are extremely affectionate and funny. (5) In addition to raising ducks, I'm an artist, and historic costumer. (6) I'm the mom of a 13 year old...
  18. Cortneyb

    New and clueless in Dallas

    Hi! I’m Cortney and I have no idea what I’m doing. I have just started to try to homestead (started gardening in March but that’s as far into it as I am) and I’m looking to add chickens next. I have zero idea where to even begin with adding chickens, so I’m just looking for those with decent...
  19. S

    New member, could use some pointers on types of chickens for my area! (Delaware)

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I'm a complete Chicken Virgin; I have some close friends that raised chickens for many years and I've had an interest in it - my area never allowed them before unfortunately - HOWEVER I'm currently in the midst of moving into a new...
  20. Zen Wildlife Rescuer

    Kiera’s Hollow Wildlife Rescue

    Hi there! I am soo glad that I have finally joined BYC. I have used valuable information off of BYC for over 3 years for my wildlife rescue center in South Africa. I take in wild bird’s eggs all the time and need advice on homemade incubators and hatching eggs every now and again. I also want to...
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