Pennsylvania!! Unite!!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by LeBlackbird, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Blarneyeggs

    Blarneyeggs Overrun With Chickens

    Oct 22, 2011
    Southeast PA
    Chicks usually cry when they're cold, are they huddled up on each other? When the get way too hot, they get lethargic, first they spread out to the sides of the brooder to avoid the heat. If it's not any of these things…I'm not sure.

    Wish I had an answer. We had a LOUD chick this past spring, LOUD as in….keeping everyone awake at night. Our solution was to pop her under the broody hen. We lucked out, it worked. I've been using an Ecoglow as a warmer instead of the light, and it seems to keep them quiet. I think it's because it's dark at night and light in the day, so they're awake more when we are, instead of all the time on and off.
  2. Gardeningmama

    Gardeningmama Chillin' With My Peeps

    Well, I found a nice home for one of my Serama pairs. The lady is picking them up tomorrow. The kids weren't happy about it but I have too many roos. The one she wanted was the one I was contemplating keeping, he really is just a beautiful boy. The upside, she mentioned having 3 week old EE pullets and I offered her a 3 week old BLRW cockerel, and she's taking him. He's gonna be a beautiful boy too! So, I know they're going to good homes and I have a little more room for the upcoming newbies. Win/Win.
    I told her about this thread, so maybe she'll be popping up on here.
  3. sgtmom52

    sgtmom52 Birds & Bees

  4. wingstone

    wingstone Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 21, 2012
    mount joy, pennsylvania
    How long will these classes last tomorrow....9 to ????

    should I pack a lunch ???

    what about dinner ???

    pillow for my butt ??? don't want that swelling....
  5. BullChick

    BullChick Not who you think Premium Member

    Apr 17, 2012
    Coffee shop
    I went to TSC this past week, and resisted the chicks. It was hard. Especially when the guy kept putting them in my hands! Fortunately they were closing, and I didn't have time to change my mind. Next week may be different.
    After a whole 10 months, and two weeks, guess what I did last night?! LAUNDRY!!!!! A guy came, and put the plumbing in (on my back porch. No steps to go up/down either!!) and I got another guy to trade me a new (to me) washer for my old appliances at my old house! He got the better end of the deal, but I got a bigger washer, and someone else to do the heavy lifting and hauling!!
    To make things better, the guy that did the plumbing is offering me his peacocks (IDK if I want them yet), sold 14 dozen eggs for me (boy is my fridge empty now!) AND.... He knows a farmer that sells 100# bags of feed for about $20 in my area! I just loaded up Monday, but I will happily buy another 100# next week for that price! Now if I can figure out how to LIFT 100 lbs of feed! Any hints??
  6. NJchixs

    NJchixs Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 26, 2012
    Jackson, NJ
    Sounds like I need you to go to TSC with me. I couldn't resist and walked out with six lol. Happy washing!
  7. fawngrovechad

    fawngrovechad Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 27, 2012
    PA in USA
    I will lift those bags for ya if u get me that same deal!!!! Where abouts is this place?!?
  8. missydcpc

    missydcpc Chillin' With My Peeps

    Dec 6, 2011
    South-Central PA

    Yay on the new washer! As to the bags of feed...the mill loads them in my jeep. I then pull the kids sled up behind the jeep..kinda push it out the back of the jeep...tug it down to the coop. Lay the garbage can on it's side to slide the bag in it, and then stand the can up.

    She's all the way up in Clearfield! The place I go to is a heck of alot closer for you!
    Last edited: Mar 6, 2013
  9. stake

    stake Chillin' With My Peeps

    Feb 5, 2013
    Malvern, pa

    Saw this link about Cackleberry hatchery. I think this may be interesting. I am following the thread of what folks are sum it up, you give them $60.00(includes shipping) and they deliver 40+ birds(all types and they have a large selection)...some folks are getting turkeys and ducks in the mix...wonder what else may be included?

    Also, (remember I'm a newbie) I had three of my two week old chicks perched on my arm today....both of the dorkings and one of the BOs....the only birds that are still skidish are the GLWs...also, they don't get bothered when my pup sits outside the crate and whines at them...I thought they'd be more standoffish. go figure.
  10. fawngrovechad

    fawngrovechad Chillin' With My Peeps

    Aug 27, 2012
    PA in USA
    MiSSY- where do u go to get this feed???

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