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Discussion in 'Incubating & Hatching Eggs' started by Tumbling K, Dec 23, 2015.


  1. Just don't plant zucchini and other squash in neighboring hills and then not label what is in which hill if there is any chance the chickens can get in and eat the seeds twice, unless you want lots and lots of zucchini... :oops:
     
  2. Knigge

    Knigge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I do love zucchini lol :clap
     
  3. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    Squarish is squarsh. Lol
     
  4. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    these guys are escape artist! Tiny little bugger jumped clear out of the container I put them in to hatch to keep them away from the chicken eggs. My chickens did nothing but lay down and wobble for the first several hours after hatch.
     
  5. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm planning on putting in a large garden this year and I've been trying to come up with ways to limit chicken damage when the are free ranging. I'm going to get a couple cattle panels and trellis anything I can up to keep the veggies out of their reach as much as possible. I've seen some interesting ideas on pintrist on using trellis' for melons, squash and pumpkins as well as other plants.
     
  6. WalnutHill

    WalnutHill Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    When it's time to yank the squash vines out of the garden in the fall, I don't compost them or let them tangle in the tiller, the chickens devour the vines just like they do the squash.
     
  7. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good to know!
     
  8. Tumbling K

    Tumbling K Overrun With Chickens

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    anybody having some more hatch?

    I'm in the doldrums part of the hatch....just turning and watching the bator temps and humidity.
     
  9. Plucky Clucks

    Plucky Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Same here although tonight I get to measure air cells.
     
  10. gimmie birdies

    gimmie birdies Overrun With Chickens

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    the 7 I got at road side stand. I added 2 of my own. the white was a quitter, but a tan and the green one hatched. one of the dark browns has a pip. they are due the 20th.
     

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