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  1. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    I recently adopted an 18-month-old Cochin hen, and she's laid 14 eggs (one cracked) since then. She isn't setting yet and doesn't seem to be broody. How much longer should I give her before I take the eggs? Or will she ever set? Thanks in advance.
  2. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    I have a Laekenfelder hen that is 6 years old. She's always had spurs, but they have now become a little of a problem since they curl back very far. I have to trim them to prevent them to hurt her leg, as seen in the picture. Is there a reason that spurs curl, and can it be prevented in some...
  3. Breeds & Genetics
    I have a rooster thats a double silver laced barnevelder rooster and buff orpington hen. and since my eggs are fertile is it possible that there gonna make a new breed of chicken...
  4. Breeds & Genetics
    im a chicken owner and i need to know about good,neutral and bad chicken mutations.
  5. Coops, Runs and Housing
    Hey, I have 2 Desi Misri hens and 1 Bantam rooster. They are kept in a (4ft x 2.5ft) coop from sunset to sunrise but are open and free to run in the large lawn all day long. The hens were brought in just two days ago. I have placed a milk crate inside the coop with grass in it to create a...
  6. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    Hi, I got my first 2 hens and a rooster 2 days ago. They are desi misri chickens and are supposed to lay an egg each day. However, one of the hens laid on the first day but the other one didn't. I also made a nesting box for them out of milk crates but they haven't given any eggs since two...
  7. Site Help and Suggestions
    Can anyone help me identify the breed ??
  8. Chicken Stories and Images
    Hello everyone! I found someone who makes funny videos, and sometimes they have chickens in! If you love chickens you might like the chickens appearing in this guys videos! Here Is The Link For Anyone Interested! Thanks & Enjoy! :D
  9. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    My hen, Rosy, is six and is a Rhode Island Red. I was gone for a few weeks, during which the neighbors took care of the girls. When I came back today, the other two hens were acting fine. But Rosy is hardly moving. She just stands in one spot even when I pet her. She isn't interested in food...
  10. General Chicken Discussion
    I kept my chickens in their pen today because it stormed all day (hard rain, thunder/lightning) and it was very cold (about 40 degrees all day), well one hen had flown out the top of the pen and I couldn't catch her so I left her out. well I came back to feed this evening and she was laying...
  11. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    I think my blue cochin pullet has bumblefoot!! I got her from a friend that was going to send her to market because she wasnt show quality and I think she is beautiful! I need to have the hubby stop on his way home for medical stuff.... It has about a 1/4" scab on her middle pad (foot) and it...
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