The 7th Annual BYC Easter Hatch-A-Long!

Discussion in 'Hatch-A-Longs' started by Happy Chooks, Jan 20, 2016.

  1. Sally Sunshine

    Sally Sunshine Cattywampus Angel <straightens Halo> Premium Member Project Manager

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  2. Sueg4332

    Sueg4332 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    really I sold some in some eggs once. 2 I think. The Mexican guys father got so ****** off thought his son was playing a joke on him. I mark the rest of them after that. I guess the guy tried to crack them for a early morning breakfast. They wouldn't crack......
     
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  3. Sueg4332

    Sueg4332 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    gotta question??? Has anyone used eucalyptus leaves for nest boxes. I was wondering if would keep mite ,lice and sticktight fleas away. I 've got a tree .. What ya think?
     
  4. Ravynscroft

    Ravynscroft For the Love of Duck Premium Member

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    I haven't tried that, but I have mint all over... cut off big hunks and toss them in the coop in the corners... :)
     
  5. Sueg4332

    Sueg4332 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Years ago at a horse ranch I worked on had this young 200 pound pig that loved to eat baby chickens. He would stalk them like a cat. HE MADE ME SO MAD. hE WAS QUIET TASTY B&Q. He was awful.. We broke that habit.. LOL
     
  6. RainbowFeathers

    RainbowFeathers New Egg

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    [​IMG]. I sooo hope these are a pair and start laying soon.
     
  7. Penny Hen

    Penny Hen Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How cool! I didn't know that.
     
  8. sjturner79

    sjturner79 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Interesting idea. I'll have to collect some perhaps. A few of the nests they've made themselves use gum leaves
     
  9. Sahwithchicks

    Sahwithchicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Super GOOD MORNING HAL!!!

    Bacitracin on egg membrane... that is pretty brilliant. I never thought of that! I have a fine misting spray bottle in case of humidity drop or something for spraying eggs that have pipped.





    I havent, it probably wouldn't hurt! I do put leek greens in the coop when I have them to spare. What I just LOVE is they don't just eat them up, they peck at them for a few days. So, for the week I throw them in the coop, there are flare ups of fresh leek smell, which I really enjoy.
     
  10. campingshaws

    campingshaws True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    x2

    Or all three.
     

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