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Telling the sex of chickens

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Mart : Just want to share what I heard from two different sources on telling the sex of chickens. The picking a chick up by the scruff of its neck between two fingers was

Telling the sex of chickens 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Baby Chick Photos

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Barbara : I'm sending a couple of pictures of my baby chicks, one rainbow, which I think might be a Silver Laced Wyandotte or Plymouth Rock Bar. Two Americaunas, one brown and one gray.

Baby Chick Photos 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Scissor Beak in Chickens

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Sherry : For Rebecca and dealing with Scissor beak. We have a 2 year old buff orp (Buttercup) with a crossed beak. I don't think it is quite as bad as yours, but I

Scissor Beak in Chickens 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Keeping Americaunas

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Jacqueline : Hi, I read with interest the statement that Americaunas only lay eggs for one year. I have raised Americaunas for 8 years and they turned out to be the best layers in

Keeping Americaunas 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Does a chicken coop need windows?

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Tony : hi I'm still in the process of finishing off the run then bring on the chickens. My coop has no windows in it is this OK?

Does a chicken coop need windows? 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

A pair of Belgian d’Uccle

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Angela : I got 2 Belgian D'Uccle when they were tiny chicks and one turned out to be a rooster Mr Pepper, (unfortunately he had to be rehomed - as I live in the

A pair of Belgian d’Uccle 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Method for Sexing Chicks

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Ann : I enjoy reading your newsletter. I'm new at raising chicken, although my mother had chickens when I was a child. I have three buff orpingtons and two black sex-links. I decided I wanted

Method for Sexing Chicks 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Introducing chicks into a house with established hens

2017-06-13T17:52:49+00:00

Jacqueline : This is a response to the gal who wanted to know how/when to introduce baby chicks into a house with established hens. I have done this many times successfully. When the day

Introducing chicks into a house with established hens 2017-06-13T17:52:49+00:00

Have a back up plan for losing power

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Margaret : Any one have good back up plans for when you lose power? It's happened to us frequently so I thought I would put it out there. I finally got a battery charger so

Have a back up plan for losing power 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

The last hen

2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00

Sarah : This is for Julie, regarding the re-homing of her one chicken "Kay". If you have to choose between company and space for your beloved hen you have made the right choice,

The last hen 2017-04-02T23:43:14+00:00