Minnesota!

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

  1. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Why choose between them have both!!
     
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  2. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    X2 I would get both!!
     
  3. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    How old does a rooster have to be to have his spurs removed?? I hate to remove them but we have other male birds that I don't want to get hurt. Our turkey tom is going to have his removed to as he likes to attack the roo and drake.
     
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  4. Scott16475

    Scott16475 Chillin' With My Peeps

    You know, duluthralphie, I missed that connection. Now it all makes sense.
     
  5. zion1234

    zion1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    I don't even know what Togo is. [​IMG]
     
  6. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So sad this morning! Two of our chicks were dead when I checked on them. They were healthy yesterday - no signs of illness. I wonder if those fat Cornish meat birds sat on them and suffocated them :(. One of them was the freebie from MMM - a super sweet little Cochin who would run to you and cuddle up in your hand every chance he got.

    Should I separate the Cornish from the layers? I'm worried about restricting the feed for the layers, anyway. Plus I don't want any more dead chicks! Those Cornish are already twice the size of our other chicks.
     
  7. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    It is easy to find just find a map of the universe and it will be in the exact center of the map.....


    Holm Why are you taking the spurs off? If you free range which I think you do you are disarming your flock. Unless I had a rooster that was a complete,.... well you know what.... I can't say it cause of my double secret probation for swearing......... I would not disarm them. Those spurs could be the thing that give your hens the time to hide in case of a predator...


    It is natural for a male to fly at another male spurs out during this high testosterone time of the year. Unless he is actually damaging another bird I would let it go.... I have one jake that I worry about not because of his actions to other birds but because of his actions to people. I am going to remove his spurs just below the head at about the C-4.
     
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  8. nordicacres

    nordicacres Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Togo is a small town in Northern MN. It is also an African country. However, neither places sound amazing to me, so . . . ;)
     
  9. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    I separated mine until they were a coupe weeks old With CX you want to restrict feed the other guys need as much as they want. I doubt the CX's hurt the others it is more likely they were just non-starters It occurs.
     
  10. zion1234

    zion1234 Out Of The Brooder

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    Yeah i don't live there my brother put that as it cause i am into essential oils and that is one of the oils i like.
     

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