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Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by jchny2000, Dec 18, 2012.

  1. CRSelvey

    CRSelvey Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you and you are welcome to borrow the stencil if you like. I have one other with roosters but its not up yet. I got sidetracked by the house. I'll get back to the coop when my DH finishes my run.
     
  2. bradselig

    bradselig Overrun With Chickens

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  3. EmSteele

    EmSteele Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I know a family with some odd chickens.... They have a mottled Japanese Bantam pair. The hen went broody and they let her hatch 6 eggs. The rooster helped her hatch the chicks AND still warms them on cold rainy days with the hen. The chicks are now 2 months...hen has went broody again bit still won't give up the 2 month olds! AND the rooster is helping hatch again!! Has anyone ever heard of this happening!??!
     
  4. danand

    danand Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Brad- the nutriena link showed the info. Not sure how it actually helps with mites though. At first I thought it would be like the heart worm pill for dogs but it reads to me Ike its just a hyped up feed. I could be wrong!!!
     
  5. racinchickins

    racinchickins Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd like to know what it is too. The feed is from Cargill, so I don't hold out a lot of hope that it has been truly tested as to what the feed transfers into the egg.
     
  6. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    I have heard of this before. really good determined mothers wont want to give them up and will be very protectiive of them. And I have heard of roosters who will help raise and "babysit" the chicks. I wish I had a pair like this. My hens arent going broody and I dont know if my roosters are like that, becuase they have never been around chicks.
     
  7. Thunder Chicken

    Thunder Chicken Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, I love that cabin!! Coop is nice too.
     
  8. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    Mine get leftover instant oatmeal every so often. just the original flavor. no real impact good or bad. They still eat the same amount of their feed too on those days. That said too much of almost anything is rarely is a good thing. I have read about too many oats causing horses and cows issues.
     
  9. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    I dont see how this would help with mites. And when I clicked on the second link I couldnt find a price. Nutrena expensive anyways so I know I wont buy it lol.
     
  10. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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