chicken raising

  1. ruikangchickencage

    Breeding technology and management of laying hens

    Abstract: The laying hen is the money printing machine of the chicken farm, so it is very important to do a good job in daily breeding management. As we all know, not all laying hens can produce high output. Only if they can be raised and managed well, can the benefits of laying hen farms be...
  2. Kyle Kroeck

    Chicken Cannibalism

    So about a month ago, we ordered 40 red ranger chicks, along with 30 jersey giants and 20 lavender Orpingtons. All was well, until we realized that our red ranger chicks were growing INSANELY fast, and also not really turning red. They ended up turning white, and kept growing and growing. Now...
  3. Farmer Connie

    Hello from North Central Florida!

    I am happy to be apart of this wonderful site! I have been lurking in the shadows reading threads and such. It is nice to be able to tap into such a site as this and enjoy all the experiences and be able to share a few of mine as well. We have a small hobby farm in Florida where we breed and...
  4. Laya1999

    My polish and silkie show bantams

    Hey guys its me again. I have a black bantam polish named Peanut and his black feathers are brown in some places. Is this normal? I also have a white fuzzy foot and fuzzy face bantam polish named Kevin. He is getting picked on and the feathers on his legs are getting plucked out and bleeding...
  5. A

    New to raising chickens. When to put them outside?

    I have 4 Rhode Island Reds, 3 Barred Rocks and 4 Buff Orpingtons, they are 3 and a half weeks old. I currently have them in a brooder in the house, with a heat lamp. I finished building them a brooder outside this morning and have been thinking about putting them in there. I live in North Kansas...