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  1. M

    TWO YOUNG ROOSTERS - West Palm Beach Florida

    Hi I am new to this forum, we recently purchased a home and were given 6 hens and two young roosters. My husband is disabled and the roosters are just to competitive and rambunctious for us to handle. I would really like to find them a good home, We are in the West Palm Beach area. They...
  2. L

    What breed is my chicken?

    Hi can anyone tell me which breed my 8 week old chicken is ? Has a pale face and pink crown and wattles .. yellow feet , do not know the sex yet and is too young for eggs at the moment.. would appreciate some feedback. Thankyou
  3. sixlittlechickens

    Need to Rehome 14 week old Silkie Bantam

    We have an adorable 14 week old healthy Silkie bantam roo in need of a good home. We ordered a straight run and got 3 roos, and there are not enough hens for the roosters, so we are looking to find a good home for one of them. He allows himself to be pet and held and hasn't started crowing yet...
  4. WardFam

    Young Leghorn Laying then stopped

    Hello! we are brand new to chicken raising... our first girl: a leghorn started laying a few weeks ago, right around 16 weeks old. at first she’d lay every couple of days then she went about four or five days of laying, now it’s been more than a week since she’s layed. (It has been about 90...
  5. Khaki mama

    Gender?-khaki cambells (pics)

    So we hatched six ducklings and they are about 4 and a half weeks old now, any ideas on the genders. One of them which we call Sargent has recentaly developed more of a brown beak then the others and definitely is the leader of them all. Heres some pics of Sargent. Sorry there not the best they...
  6. Gerby26

    What age is good enough to rehome!

    I have a amazing black drake muscovy who is 9-10 weeks old. He is fairly independent and very spunky, he allows me and some other people in my family to pet him on the back. But I have 2 drakes out the 3 ducklings I originally got. And we are keeping the other because he is even friendlier...
  7. ChickChic00

    4 Month Old Female Ducks Mixed

    What would happen if you breed a 4 month old mixed female duck. The mix is Rouen/Cayuga if that helps. No eggs yet. I just wanted to know if it would harm the female. I am not just tossing them in a pen and breeding them or anything, I just wanted to know if it would seriously harm the females...
  8. K

    Puffy eyes, no other symptoms

    Hi everyone, im new to chickens and this is my first flock. I have 11 chickens and a rooster all about 13 weeks old now and free range. About a month and a half ago, I started noticing one or two chickens with a reddish and puffy eye. About two/three weeks later, about half the flock had at...
  9. ejtalbert

    Is this a EE or a "Starlight Green Egger"

    So I just got this chick about 12 weeks ago, and she and a bunch of others were marked as "Starlight Green Eggers" which I had never heard of, but they laying info seemed plentiful so we got one. Now I am wondering if technically she is an Easter Egger. She looks just like one to me. I don't...
  10. M

    My Chickens Stay Mostly in the Coop

    For a few days now my 7 chickens have remained inside the coop and not coming down to the run most of the day. I don't understand why. None of them seem sick. I can coax them out for a few minutes to eat some snacks, but they will go right back in. A robin did try and build a nest in the yard...
  11. L

    Broody or something else?

    Hello everyone! I have a 9 month old Partridge Cochin hen who recently has been acting strange. She’s our best egg layer; we’ve only had a few less eggs than the number of days since she has started laying. She’s been laying for about 3 months or so, and all of her eggs are super normal! We...
  12. WildCHILD400

    HELP PLEASE!

    Hi I have a chicken from an auction I believe is around 2 months old. She or he (idk yet) is getting over cocciadstat and on day 3 of corid water. She is getting better with that and is eating and drinking but I think she has gapeworm. What can I do it's late at night and the breathing has...
  13. tinkertonpipes

    Wings on guinea keets

    I am just wanting to make sure this is not a problem. My 1 week old guinea keets have their bottom of their wings sticking out a bit. Feathers just started growing there. Diet is exactly what it should be. Is this normal growth or do I need to change something? Wrap their wings like ducks...
  14. T

    Sudden Death in Pullet

    Hello all, I got my first set of chicks in end of May. One of the chicks pretty early on seemed more tired then the rest. Something was off. Then eventually it sounded wheezy and almost like coughing and then died at about 5 weeks. All of the other chicks were fine. An emergency vet friend...
  15. Chiqualetta

    Australorp?

    This is my youngest roo Johnny.. does he look like a mix of sorts, Australorp? Jersey Giant? We picked him from a bunch of mixed chicks. He is the same size as my 5 month hens, he’s around 16-17 weeks. Big boy!
  16. B

    Looking for started pullets in Stacy, MN area

    2 started pullets (6mo-1yr), orpington for sure and perhaps another orpington, Sussex, Bielefeld, jersey giant or any other gentle friendly L or XL egg layer. I'm in the Stacy, MN area and willing to travel 50ish miles or so for the right birds.
  17. ChickenNoodlers

    Bantam Cockerals: Columbus Ohio

    Free-- Bantam seabright male 8 months old And Bantam Cochin mix male 8 months old Columbus Ohio
  18. N

    Rehoming silkie roosters

    I have at least 4 silkie roosters who have begun fighting so I need to rehome two for now. They were hatched through 4H incubation project in June and out of the hatching of 8, I am starting to see which ones are roosters and which are not. I am in the process of trying to introduce them into my...
  19. J

    2 young roosters need to be rehomed

    I purchased in April as chicks, ended up with 2 roosters, I cannot handle them and must rehome them. They are approximately 4 1/2 months old. The black and white (Brock) is easy on the girls but the brown (Bucket) is a little harder on them! I only have a small run and cannot free range due to...
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