Hello from Vermont!

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by syvannak, Dec 17, 2012.

  1. syvannak

    syvannak Just Hatched

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    I am a new " chicken momma" We recently bought a house and inherited a chicken .. I am not sure what she is exactly .. maybe a road island red? But the woman whom we bought the home from said that she was not laying anymore. I found out that they were only feeding her cracked corn, and according to my research that is not nearly enough nutrients. So I quickly changed her feed to laying pellets and also feed her cracked corn as a suppliment as well as leafy greens and treats. Two weeks later she layed an egg!

    I am getting maybe one egg a week but I am excited that I helped her to be more healthy at productive .. She is such a doll she likes to follow me around the yard its very adorable.

    We plan to get some chicks in the spring time which will only add to the fun!
     
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  2. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, syvannak, and [​IMG]! Pleased you joined our community. Great save on the hen - cracked corn isn't enough - glad you helped her and now she is rewarding you with eggs! [​IMG]
     
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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Glad you joined us!
     
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    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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