"Not to sound flippant, but maybe the way to find out if it is normal behavior or sickness is whether they survive or not. My chickens quit laying in early August and still are not producing. Eight hens and one or two eggs a day for three…"
"I've thought about that also as my chicken coop is really a rabbit hutch.
I get stuck on wondering how the rabbits would stay in it if the door was
open. Also heard someone say that the rabbits would climb the chicken
ladder in and…"
"Dawn, I was thinking we would be smarter and it would be easier to catch the chickens
once they have gone into their roost. What do you think about coming by near dusk
either tonight or Monday night? Or another time?"
"How long is this moulting going to go on? I think we're in week 5 already. I thought that list above was great. I'm going to add the light. The only change I've made in the last 5 weeks is that I quit using chick starter."
"Are they eating any cooked grains? This would include tortilla chips, corn on the cob (cooked), rice, bread, pancakes, etc.
My neighbor "helps" my chickens by throwing things over the wall. The tortilla chips just stopped them almost…"
"Try http://www.abqbackyardfarms.com/2012_Gardens.html They were talking about hosting something with us at Rio Grande Community Farm. The final date is still TBD (sep 12th mentioned) but if you do some prodding it might ensure this event happens.…"