California - Northern

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Nifty-Chicken, Jan 13, 2007.

  1. lawatt

    lawatt Chillin' With My Peeps

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    thanks for this -- i'm still trying to sort out how i'm going to deal with the chicks of FOUR broodies, all staggered a week apart, plus the other girls still trying to lay eggs... but i'm sure once the first chicks are here, it will become more apparent. and i will definitely make a chick-bar for their food using this as a model!
     
  2. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    They carry those at my local save mart too :)
     
  3. Meg2000000

    Meg2000000 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thanks for the warm welcome Debi and Laura! I've truly missed my chicken peeps! Debi - I took over Cheryl's coops at the ranch in Clayton! My birds are loving it! There are a few coops open if you have any chickens you need a place for :) Laura - I can't wait to see pics of your chicks from your broodies. How fun!!
     
  4. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    Yesterday's turkey hatch.

    The fifth poult hatched with a small bit of unabsorbed yolk. I left it in the hatcher overnight and everything looked fairly dried out this morning. I put it in with the others and tutor chicks, of course by the time I went back to check, the chicks had picked it bloody. So it's resting back in the hatcher on it's own. It looks fine, but missed the photo op.
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    If the size of the snood at hatch was an indicator, I'd go a boy and three girls.
     
  5. OR4-hmom

    OR4-hmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello Meg2000000,
    Recognize you from the EO thread. I'm watching 11 and hoping for a good hatch in 2 weeks.

    Debs-flock,
    They are adorable! Don't know what I would do with them when they grew up, guessing they need room to roam.
     
  6. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    They pretty much stand in one spot and stomp around in circles, the toms anyway, LOL. Turkeys are great watch dogs and very intimidating to people if they don't know better.
     
  7. OR4-hmom

    OR4-hmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mariah liked the RP in Red Bluff. He was booming quite often when she went by him. We have wild turkeys here, do you think they would cause problems?
     
  8. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    I currently have 13 adult turkeys. I see the wild turkeys come through quite often, I've never even seen them interact with each other, although I'm sure they probably do.
     
  9. debs_flock

    debs_flock Overrun With Chickens

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    This whole group of poults are slates, I have about another 70+ incubating. There are bound to be RP in there as well, I have both.
     
  10. chiqita

    chiqita Overrun With Chickens

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    hens come by on occation to romance my RP Tom, cranberries. Wild turkeys are a sign you don't have out of control blackhead around , so unless your girls run off wiht the wild bad boys, its a good sign.

    I wonder if Im going to see some odd looking wild poults around here this year!
    Deb, my turkeys are due this weekend too, probaly hatching now. I didn't see the thread so I didn't join!
     

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