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Aug 23

Hi, I could really use your help. I have 6 hens. 5 are large breeds and all are moulting (2 RI Reds, 1 Sussex and 1 Americauna, 1 silkie). The silkie is the oldest. Historically they have all gotten a
Jun 5

I just put a chick under my favorite hen two days ago (from hatchery,i dont have a rooster ) , i have them separated with wire from the other hens, she has been bringing her out to scratch ,etc. When
Mar 28

I'm not a bird person at all but Dory I'm pretty sure is only a baby and she thinks I'm her mom. She spends most her time at my feet or on my lap. She's scared of her own shadow. She doesn't know how
Mar 25

Sorry I don't know why my post has magically vanished 6 times now that's why these are all pieces of what was suppose to be one post
Sep 6, 2018

My sweet barred rock hen, about 1 1/2 years old has this squishy red lump under her vent. She acts normal, poops are fine, and she lays an egg almost daily. What is this?
Apr 18, 2018

Newbie disclaimer! I was wondering what in the world was going on with the feathering around one of my easter-eggers ears.. Then a saw a photo of ameraucanas and araucanas and and saw that that's a
Apr 3, 2018

I have 8 laying hens, I have a variety of breeds so I have many colored eggs. I have green eggs, blue eggs, speckled eggs, brown eggs and white eggs. They have been laying well for two years I get an
Aug 17

Hello all! We are newer to the central coast; transplants from WI. The house we purchased came with a very sturdy coop and enclosed run about 10x12' in total size. My parents raised meat and laying ch
Apr 16

We have a very friendly Black French Copper Maran Rooster looking for a home. He is about 6 months old and his sister lays dark chocolate eggs. We live on a property in Santa Barbara that is too near
Mar 25

I have three eight-month-old chickens that we got from Dare 2 Dream at 7 or 8 weeks. Two of them are laying (we get 2-3 eggs a day). They are very vocal, alert, and social. I'm beginning to really wor
Mar 25

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Apr 9, 2018

We have a couple new to us hens (7 weeks old) and we haven't seen either take a dust bath. It's been colder out/not a lot of sun. Is this something that takes a little time for them to get comfortable
Feb 26, 2018

I'm planning for our first flock and reading everything I can about them. I just watched a video on You Tube with chickens flying all over the place. Do you recommend clipping their wings? I have s
Jul 10

We're having our first heatwave here in SCAL this week. I've started giving them electrolyte water in addition to their apple cider vinegar water (separate feeders). I bought a "mister" to attach to
Apr 9

Hi, I live in Los Angeles (so no frostbite risk) and I noticed that one of my rhode island reds has some dark purple on her comb. The problem is that I don't know if she had this darkness before or no
Mar 25

Our girls dumped a bunch of feathers this week. Is anyone else experiencing this or should i be looking for another problem? We are in the san fernando valley so it has been quite hot after a week or
Oct 31, 2018

HELP! Does this look like scaly leg mites? Shes molting and usually has feathers all over her feat- it looks different from images I've searched, but far from normal. Thanks!
Apr 18, 2018

I love my little flock of 3 hens delivered by your farm a little over a year ago. They all started laying eggs at around 6 months, and continued laying almost daily, even through the winter. My conc
Apr 3, 2018

I live in Ontario Canada. I am planning to have a backyard coop with 4 chickens (trying to stay underground) Which breeds are quiet, friendly, winter hardy and good for eggs.
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