NY chicken lover!!!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by peggym, Aug 19, 2009.

  1. happyhensny

    happyhensny Brown Barns Farm

    I will ask him and get back to you!

    I will have normal and white Mandarin ducklings later in spring too...
     
  2. Cass

    Cass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The trick to egg laying is patience. While some treats will reduce production, others won't....the same treat that stops my flock from laying might encourage your flock to start laying....depends on breed. Chickens who don't have enough calcium might lay poruous or shell-less eggs....or maybe won't lay at all. Light. Some breeds lay all winter regardless of the amount of light, others you must suppliment their light to a full 12 hours a day or they won't lay. (Some breeds it takes 1 - 2 weeks of extra light to get them to lay, some 2 -3 days..) Have I meantioned that patience is the trick to getting hens to lay? Cuz for everything *I* tell you, someone else will tell you that their flock doesn't require what I am saying. Give them fresh unfrozen water, good feed and wait. They will lay eggs when they are good and gosh darn ready to.

    And I swear. Spring IS coming.
     
  3. mderby48

    mderby48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They just finished molting so I'm guessing in a couple weeks I will be getting 2 dozen a day again. Which would be great cause Im running low lol
     
  4. Gramma Chick

    Gramma Chick Overrun With Chickens

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    pharmchickrnmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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  6. Cass

    Cass Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mathew, Luke and John too?
     
  7. mderby48

    mderby48 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Has anyone on here ordered from poultry hatchery out of Fayette, ny?
     
  8. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Perhaps it's time to turn off the extra light. I know I'm getting more eggs than I need.
     
  9. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Yes but do you know the earliest written of the four? I do. It's was the bonus question on an exam in my Business Law class and I got it wrong but I won't forget the answer. [​IMG]
     
  10. rancher hicks

    rancher hicks Chicken Obsessed

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    Why would I? More importantly why would you? What is it you're looking for? IMO hatcheries are chicken mills. What do they do with all the unsold chicks, I wonder??
     

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