It is time for me to butcher my old girls who have not been laying well. I've got only 5 girls left out of 15 to send off to cold camp, but in the process, I have found one large, mature round worm…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeanne Tavares May 31, 2014.
This is certainly not a complaint, but I've never seen this before. My tomato hornworms seems to be getting sick and dying off before I can find them and pluck them off. No, they do not have those…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeanne Tavares Jul 19, 2013.
I spent about an hour in the coop today. I was doing a heavy duty clean up. Neither of my 2 easter egger has laid an egg for several months. I think it started with them molting, but they're both…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Catherine, The Herb Lady May 6, 2013.
I went to a presentation this past weekend at the Feed Barn, Open House and Chicken Care. I spoke with the rep from Manna Pro, wondering if she had ideas why I was getting only 8 eggs daily from 16…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeanne Tavares Mar 31, 2013.
I'm approaching the 2 year mark of my initial chicken keeping venture. My original birds had petered down to 8 birds and I found someone looking to sell off 8 pullets between 4 and 5 months old. Thinking that with an evenly divided population between the first birds and the newer birds, harmony might be restored in short order, I went forth with trying to blend the flock. The rooster immediately tried to kill all the new pullets, so I butchered poor ChickenStu. It took about a week for the…Continue
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