Dixie Chicks

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Amberjem, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

    hey @Alaskan did you say you feed flock raiser and layer and switch off or mix them?
     
  2. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Yup! If you decide to hatch any shipped eggs, Jem, and she has ones you want, I recommend her and her birds very highly!! She's amazing, packs awesome, and her birds are tops!! :)


    Yep, Yep, Yep!!! :D


    Only problem is that they're soooo tiny, I'm terrified they're gonna fall through some small, miniature, nonexistent hole!! lol
     
  3. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

    you could have em in a big parrot house inside :D
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    If they're pullets, I am building their own inside condo, lol... and hide them from my MIL... ;)
     
  5. Mahen100

    Mahen100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What kinds did ya get? and isn't the Tulip Festival in Skagit Valley in a month or so? Last time I trekked up there for that one, the bulbs were late blooming due to weather, and I was on time but too early. No they were late.[​IMG]
     
  6. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Oh, yes! Do tell, Jem!! :D
    I MISS the Tulip Festival!!!!
    Huff... makin' me homesick... :p
     
  7. Beer can

    Beer can Overrun With Chickens

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    Tulip Festival! Holy crap, my tulips are under two feet of snow! My ears are burning and I was only outside for a few minutes, how the heck do those chickens keep laying eggs?!!
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    From my neighbors weather site!
     
  8. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    Wow! You're getting eggs?!?!?
    Even my PR's have closed shop!!
     
  9. Beer can

    Beer can Overrun With Chickens

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    Out of my EEgrs, the bantam I think is the one still laying, she had the olive egg and that's the one I get still almost everyday, and she doesn't have the nice warm built in scarf muff that the other ones have. Boy those EE with the muffs look warm. I get a white egg every couple days so one of the two brownleghorns is still laying. I have one welsummer, and she just started laying a month ago is laying almost every day! I still cant believe we have the gl polish laying now! No lights, no heat, these are going to be some hard core chickens! Half the eggs I get though are frozen and cracked by time I get them.
     
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  10. Mahen100

    Mahen100 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Beer can, the last couple of days of "unusual cold" here, my chickens had half buried the eggs in shavings in the next boxes. I had not seen that behavior since they were new-laying pullets. I wonder if that was some instinct to preserve them from freezing...or what?

    From the weather charts you've been posting, I'd say for sure you got some hard core hearty chickens there!
     

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