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  1. robin416 replied to the thread He or she is growing....

    Love that first pic. It makes me think it knows how cute it is.

    Aug 9, 2020 at 7:25 PM
  2. robin416 replied to the thread Egg storage.

    If you wash them they have to go in the fridge. Washing removes the protective coating on the egg which can allow bacteria in. If a...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 7:02 PM
  3. robin416 replied to the thread Which breed.

    About four months, give our take. Watch for combs getting pinker. That's a sign they're knocking on the door to start laying. You said...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 3:37 PM
  4. robin416 replied to the thread Which breed.

    Mixed or not doesn't make a huge difference. Many hatchery birds are bred to be either egg layers, meat birds or both. Hatchery birds...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 11:56 AM
  5. robin416 liked Poultry Judge's post in the thread New to chickens.

    Please keep us posted with pictures as they get older. There are as many game cross strains as there are breeds of chickens.

    Aug 9, 2020 at 10:38 AM
  6. robin416 replied to the thread So Puffball The Cockerel Has Gone All Bruce Lee In The Coop.

    Uh huh, I know a couple of those people. They don't even get the hint when you walk away and close the door to the house. They're still...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 9:16 AM
  7. robin416 liked Maryellen's post in the thread stay safe and healthy everyone.

    Masks do help. better then social distancing. And yes I'd rather wear a mask in a store AND stay away from people in the store since...

    Aug 9, 2020 at 9:11 AM
  8. robin416 replied to the thread Egg incubating timer?.

    It's a neat thing. I hope someone can get it working because it will be an interesting conversation piece.

    Aug 9, 2020 at 7:54 AM
  9. robin416 replied to the thread New to chickens.

    One of those boys will be top bird, he will be the only one allowed to breed. At least that's how it usually works.

    Aug 8, 2020 at 7:43 PM
  10. robin416 replied to the thread Feathery Legs.

    It's something else, not an Orp. Might even be a mix because the legs are not heavily feathered.

    Aug 8, 2020 at 5:46 PM
  11. robin416 replied to the thread So Puffball The Cockerel Has Gone All Bruce Lee In The Coop.

    Finally, there's Puffball in all his glory. He looks so docile and so unintimidating. I wonder, what does that say about the human who...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 5:44 PM
  12. robin416 replied to the thread Egg incubating timer?.

    A little more information. What size? Does it work? It could just be a 24 hour clock.

    Aug 8, 2020 at 3:40 PM
  13. robin416 replied to the thread First Rattle Snake this morning.

    Well, I saw an ad on Craigslist this morning that got my attention. Some farmer looking for a 410 to shoot rattlesnakes. Evidently he's...

    Aug 8, 2020 at 2:04 PM