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

  1. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Chicken Obsessed

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    But...if your hen house is set up and ready when you get the kiddos. they can be put directly into the hen house. Doing it the same as you would if they're inside...have to provide the appropriate heat and protection, but just out there instead of inside.
     
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  2. HappyHappyHappy

    HappyHappyHappy Out Of The Brooder

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    So far so good with my first time hatching. My Astralorp is doing well so far,(at least still on the nest) hatch day is next Wed-Thursday. Started with 10 eggs under her one was smelling rather nasty so i tossed it,( like a baseball into the beanfield) I was to chicken to break it open and look. One has a crack in it but I Left it there to see what will happen. The other hens are not trying to lay in her nest or mess with her so far so that is good. I may box of an area of the coop for her when they hatch just incase the other hens decide to hurt them.
    Also I see Brad is going to possibly do some H Barred Rocks. If possible and you have any left I am very excited to get at least a Roo if not a flock of em..[​IMG]
    My Son and I are planning to go to the show in Leb next weekend. I have never been to a show so it will be a first for me. I hope to meet some of you there.
     
  3. bradselig

    bradselig Overrun With Chickens

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    Got some pictures of some of the silkies, legbars, and tolbunts. Ohh and the random OEGB who lives with the silkies as the other roos are just too large and afraid they will squish her when they try to mount her.
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  4. Novafrk

    Novafrk Out Of The Brooder

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    Hello H3, I'm going to start them in the house for the first few weeks. I was then going to move them out to the garage.(4-8wks) From there to the chicken tractor/yard. I don't have a set in stone time table because obviously the weather and the chicks themselves demand flexibility. My wife is... hesitant to embrace my chicken desire. As soon as they start making a mess in the house I'll have to move them to the garage. Thanks for the input though definately something to consider.
     
  5. PeacefulWalls

    PeacefulWalls Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I was struck yesterday by how many different colors of eggs were getting now. Not sure who's laying some of them. So pretty all together that I had to share!


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  6. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Chicken Obsessed

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    When I sell them, I call it a "party in a box" :D
     
  7. DarthLayer

    DarthLayer Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank you all for the information. I don't think I could do any of those, but I noticed M2H listed like a gas chamber. Could I make one my self? I don't want to make my parents to drive to the vet to put down two chickens if I know I could do it myself. Also Curly was Lola's brother and originally he was fine but started to get worse
     
  8. CCCCCCCCHICKENS

    CCCCCCCCHICKENS Overrun With Chickens

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    A lot of breeders takes orders in advance. SO if you wait until march you will probably be too late. Not all breeders do this but most do- they take orders around now until maybe January or Febuauary and after they start hatching they let you pick when you want them shipped out> i have not ordered from anyone in indiana so I dont know how they do theirs.
     
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  9. bradselig

    bradselig Overrun With Chickens

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    More tolbunt pictures. I just love these guys.
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  10. Novafrk

    Novafrk Out Of The Brooder

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    One of the breeders in New Castle starts taking orders in December. I want to run up and see his birds first though. I would be picking them up.
     

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