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  1. Introductions
    We moved here a month ago. Every morning, I would go out to water and feed my hens and retrieve eggs. A week ago they all stopped laying , all at one time. The coop is clean with fresh hay. Clean water and non gmo food for all. I did have a hen that was the bully of them all and she almost...
  2. General Chicken Discussion
    Hello everyone this is my first time posting here and I'm hoping and I can receive some help In total I have four chickens. Two young roosters and two adult hens. Recently I noticed that one of my hens (I call her betty) started roosting a while ago... then one of the younger males started...
  3. Chicken Stories and Images
    Warning- this may be a thread that ladies are more comfortable viewing than some of the gentlemen;) Our hen with a large, floppy comb simply will not abide having vaseline applied to it and right now, we're experiencing extreme cold & high winds. So she's enclosed in our tiled mudroom, which...
  4. What Breed/Gender is This?
    Can anyone tell me what breed these hens are? Thanks!
  5. Chit-Chat
    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
  6. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    What do you recommend for tips on catching eggs as they are laid? Here's a tip for you: . Now PLEASE share your thoughts :)
  7. Beginners Forum
    So I am new to chickens. I have a very lovely coop in a big 8ft sq run. They get good food, treat scraps/ grass and appropriate worming. I raised four mixed bantam chicks this summer. Ended up two hens two roosters. A month ago, my rhode red mix roo was dead in the coop with injuries to the...
  8. Chickens
    Hello All!! Just wanted to throw the word out there that we are looking to be new parents of 4 hens. Our coop is almost complete!! We live in Rockford, IL in Winnebago County. Have found almost one year old hens on Craig's List, but they don't have beaks, which I find to be disturbing. So...
  9. Introductions
    Hello members, Im here because im also member of paparedsocietyforum... happy to meet you. Im from Saguenay city, Quebec Canada. Here the termomether can show -25 F during the winter.... For these reason, i built a winter and summer hen house for my chickens. Using poultry manure for my...
  10. Chick Raising Forum
    Right now, I have 5 mama hens hatching eggs. The first clutch hatched last night and we moved mama and chicks to a nursery pen successfully this morning. The pen is completely enclosed to thwart predators and probably 8 feet by 6 feet (lots of room). I made a shelter out of a rubber tub (stuffed...
  11. Broody Hens & Egg Laying
    Okay, so I have 11 hens that are under two years old and for some reason they have stopped laying. They used to lay 7-8 eggs a day and know I'm down to 0-2 a day. This has been going on for about 4-5 weeks know and I don't know what to do! It has been cold here (I'm in Indiana, and it is...
  12. General Chicken Discussion
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  13. Introductions
    Hi. My name is Tracy and I have only had chickens for a few years. It really started out as a 4H project that my daughter had, but she has since moved on. So, now I have started to exhibit the birds. I am really pleased with the start of this year's show season with my standard NH. My dad...
  14. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    I have 3 Hyline hens they are all over a year old, one is a couple of months younger. Two of them have started making a lot of noise, they make a screeching sound and sometimes almost sound like they are gobbling like turkeys. The two older ones have laid one egg a day since I got them, the...
  15. Introductions
    Hello everyone, Just joined the forum as I will be getting 20 hens in 5 weeks time,I've kept chickens on and off over the past 10 years,but not had any for about 4 years now...and I miss having them around me while gardening and growing my vegetable... I run a small organic vegetable growing...
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