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I am interested in raising poultry. I have looked at advantages and disadvantages of both chickens and ducks. I have 3 little boys (the oldest is almost 6) and want to get something that they could help me take care of. I am also concerned about the…Continue
Started by Valerie Conrad. Last reply by Jr Oct 1.
One of our two girls just passed and so would like to get another one or two before winter. The one remaining (7 + years and still laying eggs) is a Leghorn and I have heard they are not always good with young chicks, but have no experience as we…Continue
Started by Debora. Last reply by Debora Sep 27.
We would take her to the vet to put her down, but if someone who can be kind enough to help, we would pay you. We cannot do it...she is our pet. She'd flip out going into a vets office besides. No chopping off head...just a broken neck. Quick…Continue
Started by Gloria M. Last reply by Laura B Sep 27.
Are there any decent store bought coops that are quality and don't cost an arm and a leg? I am in Rio Rancho and they just passed laws allowing us to keep up to six chickens! Any tips or tricks? I am hoping to start with 3 or 4 pullets. I have a…Continue
Started by Brittany parsley. Last reply by DCMc Sep 9.
One of my hens tucked an egg away and the chick is now 3 months old. The plumage that came in last week finally confirms that he's a roo. He's a gamebird. I already have a rooster and will find a way to keep them apart if I need to, but that will…Continue
Started by Beth Sims Aug 23.
My neighbor's backyard chickens were attacked and killed by a raccoon, except for one hen he just got this spring. After more than 20 years of raising chickens, he is not going to get more right now, so would like to see her go to a good home with…Continue
Started by E Cline. Last reply by Lisa Johnson Aug 7.
Hey guys, I have a young rooster just coming into his prime that is such a gentleman. Its our first time trying chickens out, and of course one of our chicks turns into a roo... My wife really is not thrilled about having him. My childhood…Continue
Started by Christopher Smyrl Jun 29.
I am passing along this ad I read on craigslist...Baby Chicken - free to good homeLittle Chick needs tender loving care. One month old Buff Orphington chick was mauled by a dog and as a result her legs are damaged. She can walk a little and fly even…Continue
Started by Carolyn Thompson Hammack Jun 2.
I have three hens that I can no longer keep. They are free for anyone who wants them. They are three years old and have never had any health problems.Barred Rock - she is pretty friendly and a good forager, and she lays 4-6 eggs / week (and was…Continue
Started by d ama. Last reply by d ama May 16.