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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by detali, May 13, 2009.

  1. detali

    detali Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello from Arizona.
    I am new to this forum and new to chicken keeping. I acquired three hens and a rooster from a neighbor. I got them as non-layers. But two of them started laying after being in my care. They get lots of garden greens and all table scraps as well as layer crumbles.

    This is Arizona. My chicken run is under some mesquite trees so the birds get plenty of shade. But one hen is so funny. While the other birds dig themselves nice beds in the shade and wallow in them to keep cool this one goofy chicken will stand in the water dish to keep her cool.

    detali
     
  2. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

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    Your neighbor gave you wading chickens! I need to get me better neighbors.

    Imp
     
  3. xtremevermonter

    xtremevermonter Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How about a frozen milk jug full of ice? Just stick it in the run and see if your little swimmer hangs out near that to cool herself down.
     
  4. HenPen

    HenPen Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

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    Hi, and [​IMG] from South Carolina!

    What a funny chicken, [​IMG] !
     
  6. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

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  7. B. Saffles Farms

    B. Saffles Farms Mr. Yappy Chickenizer

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  8. Lil_Chickadee

    Lil_Chickadee Chillin' With My Peeps

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  9. The Chicken Lady

    The Chicken Lady Moderator Staff Member

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    Glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     
  10. eaganchickens

    eaganchickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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