Long Islanders.... I know you are out there

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by conroy, Oct 17, 2008.

  1. Cheeky Chick

    Cheeky Chick Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a padlock on my coop. I live in the woods, but you never know! That must have been terrifying for those boys and the owners too!

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  2. Terriperri

    Terriperri New Egg

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    Hi there everyone... I'm new to this whole posting thing so forgive me if I don't do so well.

    I am from Nesconset NY thanks for having me :)

    I was wondering if it is strange that at 4pm today all of my hens seemed to be settled in for the night? I thought it was a bit early. I dewormed them for the first time yesterday as well as treated for mites could that be why they are acting a bit odd?

    Thank for any thoughts you might have.

    Terri
     
  3. goldeneggtees

    goldeneggtees Fluffy Butt Nut

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    Hi Terriperri,

    My own hens also go into the coop early now too. They are all molting and I know that makes them more tired than usual.

    What kind of wormer did you use? I used panacur for my hens one time and they were completely sleepy from it.

    Watch their pattern for a few days, I bet they are choosing to go in early because of the waning light.
     
  4. Terriperri

    Terriperri New Egg

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    Thank you do much for getting back to me. I thought that might be however this is my first cold season with my girls and what to be sure I am doing everything right
     
  5. smudge

    smudge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'd go inside early because it's *cold*! About 10 minutes before the rain changed over to snow, mine all hid under my car - guess they figured they'd be dry and out of the wind.
     
  6. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey all, Medford Long Island here. Had chickens for quite sometime. Sell the eggs and also chickens and chicks. There are lots of people on Long Island with chickens. I guess not many of them find their way to this site.
     
  7. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hey Tom, I am definitely very into the homesteading/urban farming idea myself. What size of property do you live on?
     
  8. smudge

    smudge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome! [​IMG]
     
  9. jmrosalia

    jmrosalia Out Of The Brooder

    Welcome. I am in the Mastic/Shirley area and have 5 hens. 1 Black Bantam, 2 Rhode Island Reds and White Leghorns.
    This is my first year with them as I got them just before Easter 2013
     
  10. Mahlzeit

    Mahlzeit Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Welcome Welcome. Always nice finding another person from eastern suffolk.
     

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