Stella's Social Club

Discussion in 'Pictures & Stories of My Chickens' started by The Sheriff, Jul 18, 2012.

  1. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Thanks Kelly. I am going to have to beef up the efforts to keep them cooled off for the next few days. How are yours doing?
     
  2. The Sheriff

    The Sheriff Overrun With Chickens

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    Michael hoses the emus down twice a day except for Chica who avoids being around the others.
     
  3. BlueWater29

    BlueWater29 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Mary, Sorry you lost your BCM. Cute egg.
    Nice lights, great buy!
     
  4. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    So far so good, though I've been worried about the broodies and babies. I have been wetting down the runs in their favorite spots to keep them cool. Also making lots of water trips for them.

    I'm also worried about my cream legbar - she's been honking like a goose while panting.

    I only got 4 eggs yesterday and 3 today, so they are definitely struggling with this heat. (From 18 hens of laying age and not counting the 6 broodies) 104 today at my place.
     
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  5. Miss Molly

    Miss Molly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So cute, does the little chick think we can't see it.. ;) adorable !

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    I hate snakes...very scary !

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    Very smart Chicken ! That's what I would be doing !

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    Beautiful Hen, I love her coloring! Looks like a good Mom :)
     
  6. Miss Molly

    Miss Molly Chillin' With My Peeps

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    X2 what a bummer !
     
  7. lonnyandrinda

    lonnyandrinda Overrun With Chickens

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    Hm, OK. So the parents of my stock may have been vaccinated. Not sure that if that is significant but I will keep it in the back of my mind.
    Sorry to hear about your BCM pullet- how very sad!

    I go through about 2 bags of chick feed per week ([​IMG] I'm not going to say how many chicks that covers- CHICKEN MATH!) sometimes one brand sometimes another depending where I go for feed. So they get a feeder filled from a different bag probably every other time I fill the feeder.
     
  8. Happy Chooks

    Happy Chooks Moderator Staff Member

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    Well, Rinda - we are all going to learn a lot from your experience. Thank you for sharing.
     
  9. cbnovick

    cbnovick Chillin' With My Peeps

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  10. gryeyes

    gryeyes Covered in Pet Hair & Feathers

    My well pump did not come back on when the power did last night. No water. Circuit breakers have been flipped to no avail. It will be late this evening before the pump guy can make it out, but he hopes it's "just the fuse" in the pump head. He knows there are a whole bunch of thirsty birds here.

    Guess I'll be shlepping buckets of pond water around today.
     

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