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by monaghan
15 Jul 2015, 17:53
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Broody (or not?)
Replies: 5
Views: 3018

Re: Broody (or not?)

Hmm, curry perhaps :) This is one pesky chicken, she escapes the main run and is quite happy to do so while we are watching (although I've now put netting over the top and blocked the point she was getting under the fence so she can no longer get out!) I'll give her a while and see how she gets on. ...
by monaghan
14 Jul 2015, 22:38
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Broody (or not?)
Replies: 5
Views: 3018

Re: Broody (or not?)

I've not really got the space to have another box or an easy source of fertile eggs, will an extended period in "chicken prison" help?
by monaghan
14 Jul 2015, 19:04
Forum: Poultry Clinic
Topic: Broody (or not?)
Replies: 5
Views: 3018

Broody (or not?)

I have a particularly unusual chicken, she's gone broody a few times in the past and is usually "cured" by a short spell in "Chicken Prison" (a small wire cage under the coop so it is sheltered from the direct sunlight and has rain protection), however, this particular chicken was not showing any si...
by monaghan
14 Jul 2015, 18:43
Forum: Introductions and Welcomes
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 1696

Hello

We have a small back garden so only have space for a small number of chickens, 8-10 maximum (although the coop I made will house 12). Currently we have 5 from 3 different "batches" of chickens. They are all hybrid with the oldest being a blue egg layer who's currently about 6 years old, the only sur...