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Swapping a rooster for a hen

Hi everyone I have a 3month old chicken that has just started crowing so I cant keep it.I would like to know if someone has any type laying…

Started by DARREN JAMESLatest Reply

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Lessons on fowl breeding (all types)

Learned some tough lessons?  Well this is a place to provide helpful tips for those who want to breed any type of fowl/game bird.  

Started by Andrew Cumberland

10 Mar 16, 2018
Reply by Elaine de Saxe

My secret chicken shame

 I reckon I have the only chooks in Brisbane that do not roost at night.  They quite happily just cuddle up together in the nest boxes.  He…

Started by Andrew Cumberland

7 Jul 22, 2017
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Funny Chook Stories

There's bound to be plenty! I've never owned chooks but I've heard the odd story along the way. Friend up the road when I lived in town, ha…

Started by Elaine de Saxe

19 Apr 4, 2017
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Swapping a rooster for a hen

Hi everyone I have a 3month old chicken that has just started crowing so I cant keep it.I would like to know if someone has any type laying…

Started by DARREN JAMES

1 Mar 28, 2017
Reply by Lissa

Putting another hens eggs under a surrogate hen

This is my result of 4 eggs from 2 different breeds put under my clucky hen,while one egg got smashed 1 more may hatch if we are lucky .I w…

Started by DARREN JAMES

5 Jan 4, 2017
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Chookie advice required

So, I have six beautiful chickens laying 5-6 eggs a day. Actually I have one truly physically beautiful chicken and five now somewhat pecke…

Started by Cathie MacLean

6 Jan 4, 2017
Reply by Cathie MacLean

Chook houses

I'm planning to get some chickens this year and would love to see/hear the best ways you house your girls. I am thinking something DIY/chea…

Started by Sophie

13 Mar 25, 2016
Reply by Sophie

Is artificial light really needed to keep quail laying

Hi everyone ,finally got some quail six hens and a male.They went gangbusters for first couple of days at first with the egglaying but now…

Started by DARREN JAMES

7 Feb 12, 2016
Reply by Andrew Cumberland

Help to get to Chookie-Heaven

One of my poor girls has been sick for a while. She is old. When she was too weak to get up into the roost last night I thought that this m…

Started by Jo Behlau

11 Feb 11, 2016
Reply by Lissa

Pidgeon peas for quail and other poultry

Hi all , I have many  pidgeon peas I let dry and have harvested., just wanted to know if any one has used these as a supplementary feed for…

Started by DARREN JAMES

2 Feb 10, 2016
Reply by pat pierce

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