"I had a broody hen once. I had read that dipping them in a bucket of cooler water will lower their body temp a bit and trick their brain into thinking they aren't broody anymore. People that wrote about this said they had immediate success. It…"
"My chickens had something that looked very similar to this shortly after I got them, they also sounded as if they had colds and if you opened their mouths they looked as if they had thrush. I asked my Mexican neighbors who have a bunch of chickens…"
"Fowl Pox most likely, there are both wet and dry versions. Google a bit to see which one you might have. Dry fowl pox it seems to run it's course and clear up on its own. Spread by mosquitos, pretty common."
"Same thing happen at my place. Hidden nest was in middle of huge prickly pear. Interesting retrieving the eggs. Did the freshness test. Used all that were sinking to bottom and those that would wobble on the narrow part of egg. But used them…"
I knew that one of my hens was hiding in this cooler spot in our yard. Today I went out to check on her and she was sitting on 19 eggs! I brought them in and did the freshness test by putting them in water. Three are "fresh" and 6 are "one week…
"Oh my, I'm glad I saw this thread and your response to it Lisa. I too have a problem with pigeons hanging around my chickens feeding area which is inside of their coop. I leave the door ajar so my girls can access the nesting boxes but pigeons…"
"Kelly, this has been a problem for me for months. My girls range all day and need access to the coop for their boxes and to go to bed, so I don't want to keep the coop closed. My dog is on pigeon patrol as she is good with the chickens but is a…"
Hi friends!I was out of town for a bit and when I got back, I noticed a lot of black poop by the coop and in the coop. Thought that was weird until I noticed 2 pigeons IN THE HEN HOUSE!!!! Just chillin' there. When I went to shoo them out, they…
"I called Kirk's Handyman Service at 602-944-3658. I guess they were a sponsor at the Tour de Coops. I am working with Steve. He came out to look at my space about 3 weeks ago. I have yet to her about a plan or get a quote. So, if you want…"