Breeding and Raising and Hatching of Barnyard Chickens!!!!!!!!!!

Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by poult, Dec 19, 2014.

  1. Yes and I love to breed them

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  3. No and I'm glad

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  1. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They are also a very new breed so their breed isn't very widespread yet & don't worry I bet a lot of people like them too if polish are so popular!
     
  2. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Funny thing...I never thought I cared for the polish, until I had 2 silkie/polish hatch out the last hatch. (I ended up with 7 roos!!!!) And I rehomed 5 of them a couple weeks ago, including my polish roo. Now I wish I had kept him and figured something out for housing. My polish hen was so sad and now I have her separated cause the others are being mean to her.
    I do love their disposition though. They were both so nice and sweet.... I wonder how a polish turken would turn out? lol Gotta google that...
     
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  3. scflock

    scflock Overrun With Chickens

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    I did...
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  4. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Oh im sorry but im sure she will end up getting along with them i wish you the best of luck with her! :)
     
  5. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    lol
     
  7. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This morning I went to go take care of the chicks and found one of my black star mix pullets dead. Everyone else seems bright eyed and healthy. She had a much longer then normal beak that I kept putting off trimming it [​IMG] I'm wondering if that was the cause. But I'm still going to keep an eye on the others [​IMG] Hopefully I won't lose any more.
     
  8. poult

    poult Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My hen Oreo has a crooked beak & she almost died as a pullet due to she couldn't eat correctly or very fast so the other chickens wouldn't let her eat and I finally found her dehydrated and frail after I was gone for two days they had starved her from water & food during summer.She lived & she grew out of her problems she still has a crooked beak but she found a way to eat on her own :clap she is quite fine now still lowest ranked hen though :/
     
  9. AmyLynn2374

    AmyLynn2374 Humidity Queen

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    Sorry to hear that. [​IMG]
     
  10. TheChickenQueen

    TheChickenQueen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And more bad news.

    The shock collar wire for my family's Rottweiler who is a chicken killer (killed the chicks parents) had stopped working and was broken somewhere. And I went to go take a nap today before dinner because I got hardly any sleep last night. Well my brothers were supposed to be watching her because yesterday we were digging holes for concrete, for the new coops she walked clear around through the driveway. Well I wake up to my brothers running around trying to find the dog, well they went outside and out that she had somehow gotten into the barn where the chicks were. We lost at least 12 of 36, we can't find the ones that we knew were pullets and I think my olive egger [​IMG] And like 3 are still missing. Thankfully my three chicks from my Splash Orp lived, now let's pray one of the blues is a girl. I lost quite a few that I liked and was left with a bunch of roos [​IMG] And the is only one injured that we know of, it has a cut not far from the left side of it's comb, I'll look at it tomorrow if it lives, and see how bad it is. It is hard, but I'm glad for the survivors and pray they don't ever have to experience anything like that again.


    But like I said we started digging for the new coops, there will be two, or one split into two rooms, inside of a older large cinder block loafing shed. And I'm going to make sure that they are completely animal and human proof. Then go and put some chicken wire on a corral so they can be able to go outside and peck at the grass. Now to figure out how to keep them in...
     

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