Plymouth Rocks in Massachusetts

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by PopeyesGirls, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. PopeyesGirls

    PopeyesGirls New Egg

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    We started with our chicks from Tractor Supply in April. By September they were laying and producing a great number of eggs. We have fourteen girls and get 8-11 eggs a day; mostly on the high end. A couple were late bloomers and have just started. Amazed at the size of our eggs as Plymouth's were listed as med-lg. About half our eggs end up extra lg. and a couple of Jumbo double-yolkers. They have a nice area to roam though we live "in-town" on half acre lot.

    Popeye is a bit worried about winter approaching. Olive Oyl grew up in Vermont and had chickens that survived "just fine". Nice to read all the other experiences and look forward to continued sharing online.
     
  2. sumi

    sumi Égalité Staff Member

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    Hello and welcome to BYC [​IMG] Chickens wear a nice, warm feather duvet all the time and I read the other day that they can move each feather individually to ensure they get the most out of it. So don't worry! As long as they have a nice, draught-free but well ventilated coop they'll be fine.
     
  3. DDNONIN2016

    DDNONIN2016 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hello and welcome from Ohio....so glad you joined
     
  4. liz9910

    liz9910 Overrun With Chickens

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  5. redsoxs

    redsoxs Chicken Obsessed

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    Greetings from Kansas and [​IMG]! I agree with sumi - as long os the coop doesn't have winds racing through it they will be fine. Maybe put in some extra bedding material - shaving or straw - they will be just fine!
     
  6. weimarmama

    weimarmama Overrun With Chickens

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    [​IMG] & [​IMG] from Alabama. Glad you joined us.
     
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    Kevin565 Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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  8. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and :welcome from Ohio. So glad to have you aboard. :thumbsup
     
  9. 1muttsfan

    1muttsfan Overrun With Chickens

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    Hi and welcome to BYC from northern Michigan :D

    Chickens have more problems with heat than cold. Given proper housing they will do just fine.
     
  10. Mr MKK FARMS

    Mr MKK FARMS Chicken Obsessed Premium Member

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