I have fertile eggs--need to hatch them. Soon. so I need the use of a broody hen or access to an incubater. I'll share the results! None of my hens are the least bit broody and the rooster is gone so this window of opportunity will close shortl
I am sure that you are all aware by now of the Senate Bill 1151. We went to the capitol this last monday and spoke to the Senate Committee requesting them to pass this bill. They did pass it 7-0. This means that it will now go to the Caucus (the whol
I am wondering if any of you have suggestions for Billie Jean, my silver laced wyandotte. I came back from holiday vacation and her face and head are super swollen, so much so that she's nearly blind at this point. I put her on tetracyclin
We have moved to NM and have our house for sale. The "right" kind of buyer has been hard to find. We have almost a 1/4 acre in Willo, huge tree south facing, xeroscape front yard, large backyard ready for raise
Hello all: I want to start keeping chickens for eggs and have been trying to pick which breed(s), I have just read about this breed online and I am wondering how suitable it is for our area? Any thoughts!
I have too many hens and not enough of me to go around. I have made too many volunteer commitments and have a family that is over scheduled as well. I would like to see these girls go to good homes with a buddy where they will not be eaten. I will g
My barred rock's behind is a bit red and I am seeing some of the chicken skin. Is this molting? I have yet to see any of my girls molt, so not entirely sure what I'm looking at. Is there a salve for the problem?
On Saturday, November 2, we (SupUrban Farm in Gilbert) will be running our Chicken Culling Class from 9-noon. We'll walk through the process of determining whether a hen is laying or not, discuss the options for culling a bird from a flock, and facto
We'd like to add 3 or 4 girls to our flock. Anyone have any ladies that need new homes or know where I can find some?I'll also be looking into where my non-layers can go live out their days as soon as I figure out who isn't laying! Any ideas there? I
I had Senator David Farnsworth in my home twice now. Once to see my backyard farm and another time to meet with 14 of some of my most influential friends.He is teaching us how to make the changes necessary to regain our right to produce food in our b