The Natural Chicken Keeping thread - OTs welcome!

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by Bulldogma, Dec 13, 2012.

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    LOL!!!
     
  2. kian

    kian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have read about owls getting into the coop, sidling up to a hen on the roost and pulling it's head off. [​IMG] These are so pretty (and WOW good photos!) though :( I'd just make sure the coop is secure at night and let those two have mice!
     
  3. kian

    kian Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a gorgeous photo! (I love owls)
     
  4. Leahs Mom

    Leahs Mom Chicken Obsessed

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    I wonder if there is some way to encourage those 2 to live somewhere else?
     
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  6. Bulldogma

    Bulldogma Chillin' With My Peeps

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    These photos are wonderful... and what Delisha said. Guard your chickens.

    Love the picture you posted, Del! Beautiful.
     
  7. Reina Rana

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    My current flock includes:
    13-week olds
    9-SLW
    5-Ameraucana/EE (1 cockerel )
    1-white EE
    1-BO
    2-GLW (rumpless...?)
    2-Speckled Sussex (1 cockeral)
    3-NN (red, buff and what looks like BLR)
    6-Mallard (2 drakes, i think)

    10 week olds
    6-production reds
    6-TSC production layers...look like white leghorns
     
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    armorfirelady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    So apparently blue heeler cattle dogs are forgetful.......she shocked herself again today after work :/

    I never knew chicken poop was so tastey YUCK

    Enjoying seeing what everyone has in their flocks. Never heard of buttercups so off to google to find them

    Love the owls pictures.....I love owls to as long as they aren't near the coop
     
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    armorfirelady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I found this while browsing thru Pinterest........ It combines the talk we had about rain barrels & cup waterers :) http://[​IMG]
     
  10. Leahs Mom

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    I was hoping to see more of that barrel setup but I can't find any more photos or a web site that goes w/it. Did you find more photos? I'm wondering about that pvc pipe to the left.
     

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