New from Casa Grande, AZ

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by FeatherPugs, Aug 13, 2013.

  1. FeatherPugs

    FeatherPugs Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good HOT afternoon! My name is Mary and I raise chickens and we have pugs! thus the name featherpugs! - LOL. It has been very hot here in Casa Grande so I'm just in from outside turning on the girls' misting system. We have a flock of 15 hens, one RIR roo and 3 turkeys. They all came with the package when I purchased them from the Phoenix valley area - so they are used to the heat BUT I'm not good with watching them pant, pant, pant - thus the misting system! I don't even have a misting system! Our coop and run is fully enclosed - even over the top because we live in the country and we have coyotes and raptors. I've lurked for a while and have finally joined so I can reply to posts when I read them! My first question for those in AZ - generally when do you see molt? OR because of the weather do they just molt when about 18 mos old? Our last chickens were in Alaska- 20+ years ago, and molting time was over the winter months - everybody molted at once. I'm not thinking that happens here. I know crazy first question!
     
  2. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan [​IMG]

    If you look in the Where am I - Where are You section of the forum you will find a very active and friendly Arizona thread.
     
  3. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So glad you joined us!!! [​IMG]

    Hmmm....seems like mine usually molt mid September- Early October....I think. Join us on the AZ thread and ask again. Maybe other Arizonians will have a better memory.

    Be right back with a link.
     
  4. AZBootsie

    AZBootsie Chillin' With My Peeps

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas, FeatherPugs, and [​IMG]! Great to have you in our flock! Good luck to you and your dogs and chickens!
     
  6. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Glad you joined us! [​IMG]
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! Happy you joined!
     
  8. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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  9. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC!
     
  10. Bluebee

    Bluebee Overrun With Chickens

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    Welcome to BYC, glad to have you here! [​IMG]
     

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