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    Columbus Ohio Bantam Cochin Roosters

    i have 2 bantam cochin roosters I need to find a home for. Bought 6 straight run Cochins and 4 turned up Roos. They’re about 10 weeks old,very friendly. I will meet near Columbus Ohio. I’m in Zanesfield. Both for $10, if you’re interested I will post pics. One is white and brown and one is black...
  2. Nats Chickens

    Show off your cross bred super layers!

    Hey peeps! come to this thread to show off your super layer cross breeds! here are some of mine, this is Jewel. my year and a half old Black Star. this is Jewel with by two white super layers, Pip and Tinky. Pip is at the front. This is Sherbet. my 8 week old Golden Comet. Mini is the...
  3. Nats Chickens

    CALLING ALL GUINEA PIG OWNERS (AND LOVERS)

    Hi this is a chat thread for guinea pigs, where we talk about or guinea pigs and various other things. So come and talk about yourself and your pigs!
  4. 6sablehens

    Frizzles!

    I’m thinking about getting some frizzles. Does anyone know what breeds of chickens make good frizzles? I really like the polish frizzles, and would love to hear of your favourites!
  5. Katu

    How to keep a dog cool In the summer time?

    Today, A blast of heat has hit our country. Our dog Has been panting all day even when we gave her ice-cold water. Any tips to keep her cool?
  6. BabySweetsTurkeys

    Hello! :) :) :)

    Hello everyone! My name is Allivia and I’m new here but here’s some things about me! :) 1) I’ve owned chickens and other poultry my whole life. Sadly tho, I had a house fire in 2012 and someone stole my ducks, some chickens and let the rest of them out of the coop and they were attacked by a...
  7. tangyoriginal

    Only having two ducks, can they both be male?

    I currently have a 6wk old Swedish mix and was looking to getting a companion for him because I know it is best to have at least 2 ducks, not singular. I have not sexed him and there isn't a Drake feather yet but I believe quack wise that it will be a boy. There is a 3 week old duckling I am...
  8. Meet my 8 little egg poopers!

    Meet my 8 little egg poopers!

    You love chickens, too? Wonderful~! Allow me to introduce you to my 8 feathered friends! Baoji the Silkie Bantam: My favorite and the only one who's truly mine. Ain't she cute~? :love I love my floof princess! Her name means "bun" or "little bread" in Chinese. Suiting for a little, fluffy...
  9. Wonderling

    First flock on my own

    Hello, I had some chickens at the end of high school and they ended up staying at my parent's farm when I moved out, after a couple years my family rehomed them all for me since the 3 adult chickens I started with had grown into basically three separate flocks totaling almost 35 chickens after...
  10. H

    My Introduction!! :)

    Hello!!!! I am very excited to get involved in these threads and get acclimated with this new scene! (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? - We are new to chickens! We have not gotten any yet, we are currently in the process of planning out our coop and...
  11. Feather Hearts

    I'll Draw Your Pet!

    Please Read First A) By participating in this game, I promise that all BYC Rules 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...
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    How long do broiler chickens live? As pets

    I have 3 broiler chickens all 9 weeks old. They don't look fully big, they are yoing and they chirp, I just give rice, grains and scraps as food. And they are very active. May be after it grows fully matured, i might free range it around the house. I'm not planning to kill them for meat at all...
  13. Cathy R.

    How do I introduce my dog and cat to my chickens?

    Hi, I have a 10 year old Australian Shepherd who's pretty active and a 12 year old tabby cat who has skills as a hunter. Rose, my dog, has seen chickens in my neighborhood as we walk around and is interested but never on the other side of the fence with them. How do you recommend I introduce...
  14. Enslaved by Ducks

    Enslaved by Ducks

    A book about a man and his wife falling in love with over a dozen animals in their marriage. They adopt parrots, ducks, turkeys, cats, rabbits, doves, and more! I found that this book was a real page turner!
  15. C

    mum of 4 humans and 8 chooks

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? when we bought our home 18 months ago (2) How many chickens do you have right now? 8 (3) What breeds do you have? 3 Australorps, 2 isa browns, 3 silkies (so far) (4) How did you find out about BackYardChickens.com? google (5)...
  16. KDOGG331

    Therapy dogs

    Sooo someone in my class brought their therapy dog to class today and he's adorable. His name is Kenneth aka Kenny and he's a professional good boy. :lau Anyway, I was wondering if anyone has a therapy dog and also possible best breeds for it? It's not exactly a new concept to me; I love...
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    Two Silkie Roosters in Colorado

    Hello to everyone. I'm somewhat new on here and haven't posted before. I was wondering if anyone on here would be interested in two silkie roosters around six months old? Possibly in December? We're going to be homeless after our lease is up and I'd feel better at least knowing they had...
  18. M

    Taming chickens

    Is there any way to "tame" adult chickens that have been given to me? I can't even catch them, much less pick them up or pet them. Thanks for any suggestions.
  19. KDOGG331

    Boston Terrier Thread!!

    Anybody here have Boston Terriers? They seem like great dogs and I want pictures, stories, info, whatever. Also, has anyone heard of people trying to create a more original working type one that's bigger and with a longer snout? Olde Boston Bulldogge maybe? Some call them. Anyone heard of those...
  20. M

    Newbie here!!!

    Hello everyone, I'm Maheen a pet chicken owner. Me and and my sister own two White Leghorn roosters and we're excited to share and gain some knowledge here at Backyard Chickens - The Ultimate Chicken Guide for all the chicken owners out there. I hope to see alot of our little chickens happily...
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