I am ready to expand my flock and am looking to acquire one or two young Marans. Pullets or hens only please. They will be joining my three 3-1/2 year old laying hens (a Plymouth Rock, an Australorp, and an Aracauna). Thanks!
"My sweet hen Enid is broody. Again. It is stressful for her. And for me. I am considering getting some fertilized eggs and letting her hatch some chicks. Has anyone had experience with this? I have never raised…"
I have a 3-1/2 year old americauna who has always layed blue-green eggs. Until about a week ago. She layed one that was pale pale green. Now she is laying light brown eggs. Has anyone had experience with the color of the eggs changing as the hen ages?
"I put extra straw in the coop. In the morning I replace the frozen water in their open water dish with toasty warm water. My four girls seem to be doing just fine and are laying. The first winter I had them, I checked different…"
"My office is not too far. I am just off the I-40 Louisiana exit. I am sure we can work out a time to meet. I will be tied up tomorrow until about 4 or 4:30. Would tomorrow work for you? If not, what do you suggest? Karen"