INDIANA BYC'ers HERE!

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

  1. bradselig

    bradselig Overrun With Chickens

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    While it would be nice in one way, I'd hate it in another lol. I think I'd be stuck with a bunch of Roos!
     
  2. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Chicken Obsessed

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    Did you get the Sumatras from Stony?
     
  3. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    ya, it would be awesome but also a bummer. It is a killer to wait and let them mature though
     
  4. chickengroomer

    chickengroomer Just Hatched

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    Hello! My name is diana, and I got thrown into chickens Bout a month ago. We have a good sized urban garden and now have 10 birds. I am in the Indianapolis are and actually looking for a home for the one Roo. He is a giro game fowl. I think. He is noisy and is a flight risk. He likes to get up in trees. He is pretty tame once you get him. Him and the two hens were kept in some pretty gross conditions. Any advice on the hens would be appreciated!
     
  5. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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  6. SallyinIndiana

    SallyinIndiana Overrun With Chickens

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    I would seven dust the whole bunch if they came from bad conditions.
    hens need light to keep laying this time of year.
    I recommend feeding an all flock and offering calcium on the side maybe even a gamebird feed if the hens are also game birds. The higher protein is good for them and they will eat the oyster shell when they need calcium.
     
  7. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kabhyper~ I was just thinking about handsome Gus the other day since you haven't posted a photo of him lately. And now he's going to be a father! Your first hatch is so exciting that I'm going to keep checking back on the thread to see what happens! [​IMG] Hope she hatches soon so you can get some sleep tonight!

    kabyper ~ Sally in Indiana ~ bradselig! Good luck on your hatches!! [​IMG]
     
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  8. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    pginsber~ Haha! That's funny. My chocolate bantam orp is much more assertive than my gigantic Jubilee orp. I've mentioned this wonderful book before, which is a very relatable, humorous true story of a newbie chicken owner. Her Buff Orp was the malcontent of her flock. I suppose like anything else, in general, orps are more passive, but there are exceptions.
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  9. kabhyper1

    kabhyper1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    Quote:Aww, I will let you know when I do! If he has a wyandotte baby boy, I'm shipping him to you! lol Btw Gus looks silly right now because he is molting. I will start taking pics again when they start looking like themselves again. lol
     
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  10. pipdzipdnreadytogo

    pipdzipdnreadytogo Dorking Queen Premium Member

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    Oh, man, all these hatches and chick pictures are giving me the empty nest syndrome pretty bad! I don't know if I can make it until May before getting more..! (And poults, too. Gosh, I'm going to have to build a bigger coop. :lol: )
     
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