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by Penny
Thu Feb 06, 2020 8:36 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: All dolled up and no place to go
Replies: 13
Views: 237

Re: All dolled up and no place to go

Basic black is so over rated. Just wants some colour to her outfits!
by Penny
Mon Feb 03, 2020 12:57 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: I thought I was under control....
Replies: 22
Views: 402

Re: I thought I was under control....

I didnt have any broodies until June last year. I only kept 8 of my Ameraucana chicks for myself and could have sold twice as many as I did...hence the brooder and soon incubator. lol...maybe I should just hatch some silkies first and make my own incubators. lol
by Penny
Mon Feb 03, 2020 8:04 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: I thought I was under control....
Replies: 22
Views: 402

I thought I was under control....

Turns out, I was just in hibernation mode regarding my flock. Apparently my patience with my broody hens is at an end as I just bought a brooder....now to select the perfect incubator and hatch a chicken of every breed! :jumpy:
by Penny
Thu Nov 28, 2019 9:25 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Eggs???
Replies: 35
Views: 726

Re: Eggs???

So....what I'm hearing is a good excuse to add a few silkies to my flock! :jumpy:
by Penny
Wed Nov 27, 2019 3:31 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Eggs???
Replies: 35
Views: 726

Re: Eggs???

10 hens of laying age...lucky if I get one egg per day. Im hearing the same story everywhere though...
by Penny
Fri Nov 01, 2019 10:25 am
Forum: Beekeeping
Topic: A swarm
Replies: 9
Views: 706

Re: A swarm

Hope you can save them! Maybe an old canvas tarp with some insulation overtop? There has to be something on the Google about this! lol Day of my outdoor wedding 10 years ago, a couple of friends and I were setting up chairs for the ceremony, and along comes a huge swarm of bees (honeybees I assume) ...
by Penny
Tue Oct 29, 2019 6:28 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Rooster Combs
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Re: Rooster Combs

1. Check for crawlies 2.Is he moulting or ready to? If so he may have lowered hormones and paler comb. Yes, hes starting to molt. The girls the same age as him are in the middle of it but I noticed he had fluff sticking out yesterday so hes started too. I dont handle him so it's hard to check for c...
by Penny
Mon Oct 28, 2019 3:52 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Rooster Combs
Replies: 4
Views: 233

Rooster Combs

Do rooster combs tend to lose a bit of color in the fall when the daylight is reduced? Its been bright red all summer but noticed its much paler now. I just wondered if its a seasonal things...or is my boy not feeling well?
by Penny
Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:48 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Oh Oh!
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Oh Oh!

Happy to report...they all stayed home and no fight casualties. I dont think the new girls even went out the pop-door. Apparently they were kept in the top of a barn so real outdoors might be scarey for them. lol.
by Penny
Tue Oct 22, 2019 12:40 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Oh Oh!
Replies: 3
Views: 243

Re: Oh Oh!

Good call @Jaye ! I bet they are! I'll ask my friend!

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