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Tiny Eggs

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Katie : Today while feeding the flock we noticed Sandy staring blankly at nothing. After a while she starting crouching like she needed to poop or lay a egg. Apparently she had to lay

Tiny Eggs 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Is it true Americaunas only lay for one year?

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Thea : I've been raising Americauna chickens for a few years now. This winter it seems they've molted late, having had people I'd never seen come to buy my eggs. But now I can't

Is it true Americaunas only lay for one year? 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Increasing Calcium Intake

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Cathy : This is a thankyou to Bernice, who responded to my question about ISA Browns and their dietary requirements. I was very interested to read this reply and had not considered the idea

Increasing Calcium Intake 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Bad Banty

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Nancy : Dear Gina and Readers, I could tell many stories of my hens' ability to communicate with their keeper (me) but I'd like to share one dramatic one which happened just a few

Bad Banty 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Polish chicken with Scissor Beak

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Rebecca : Hi. I wanted to know if you or any of your newsletters have any info on scissor beak. I have a six week old Polish Chicken that has a SEVERE scissor beak.

Polish chicken with Scissor Beak 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

A Method For Clearing Impacted Crops

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

By Nan Huffman, Wildwood, IL, USA I have a hen that gets an impacted crop every so often (3 times now in less than a year). The first time (mass was huge) resulted in

A Method For Clearing Impacted Crops 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

The Dangers Of Heat Lamps

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Kristi : I've enjoyed reading your newsletter and seeing the great stories, tips, and photos your readers share. I have a tragic story that I want to share with your readers in hopes that it

The Dangers Of Heat Lamps 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Getting Chickens To Lay Eggs In The Nestboxes

2017-04-17T16:02:47+00:00

Kay : My first year of raising chickens has been a great one. The story about the ceramic eggs. I had read that the ceramic eggs helped the pullets get started laying eggs. I put

Getting Chickens To Lay Eggs In The Nestboxes 2017-04-17T16:02:47+00:00

Chicken Bailout Plan

2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Before you jump to conclusions, let me assure you that extravagant executive bonuses will not be a concern; the Happiest Chicken CEO (fondly known as Big Mama, No Feathers or less respectfully as Mother

Chicken Bailout Plan 2017-04-02T23:43:15+00:00

Digging Chickens

2017-06-21T10:51:19+00:00

Sunnie : Hi Gina, I have some nice pictures of my girls that I'd like to share: my dog dug a hole looking for a gopher, then the girls came over to eat the worms!

Digging Chickens 2017-06-21T10:51:19+00:00