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nogg chicken coop

now that's one groovy chicken coop! .......i feel like the chicken in the pic should be saying, "Take me to your leader, puny earthling."ht…

Started by Christa Nelson

3 Nov 4, 2010
Reply by CajunMama

winter feeding in or out of the coop?

It is August, which means we Montanans are thinking about winter. . . I am trying to decide if I want to install a feeder inside my coop or…

Started by Sue Tirrell

3 Sep 27, 2010
Reply by Nancy

low egg laying

I have had laying chickens for, I think, 3 years now...maybe 4. This year I got more day old chicks in early April for laying hens and meat…

Started by Nancy

18 Sep 23, 2010
Reply by Nancy

Roost Rejects

Hi.   I bought two pairs of breeding chickens.  A pair of cuckoo Morans, and a pair of black Americauncas.  They are approx.  5 months old,…

Started by Amanda Loving

11 Aug 31, 2010
Reply by Sue Tirrell

Ripped off comb?

Yikes! The other day we found one of our hens (pullets, really) with the back end of her comb ripped off. It wasn't bleeding (any more--I'm…

Started by Emily

3 Aug 24, 2010
Reply by rachel whetzel

Pullet or Cockerel?

Back in April we bought 3 RI Red pullets, and now they are 15 weeks old.  Up until the last week or so, they've been wonderful.  Calm and s…

Started by Meredith Cope

6 Aug 1, 2010
Reply by rachel whetzel

Desert Chickens

Here in Albuquerque My Rhode Island Red has been sickly--see comment below. What I was told by the poultry man at the feed store is that th…

Started by Amy

0 Jul 21, 2010

Wynodotte hen crowing

we are on our second "batch" of chickens nad decided to go with different breeds this time around to see what type suits best. Until 2 week…

Started by Morgan

8 Jul 15, 2010
Reply by rachel whetzel

Meat Chickens

So, this is my first post.  First of all, hello!  We recently started raising a dozen meat chickens.  We already have 9 laying hens, but in…

Started by Meredith Cope

6 Jul 8, 2010
Reply by Rachel Hoff

Chicken Keeping Resources

Here's a great website I recently found: http://www.backyardchickens.com/Lots of neat pictures of coop designs and a very active forum.Anyo…

Started by Pete and Izzy's Mom

1 Jul 8, 2010
Reply by Maleah

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