Pure Black Orpington?

Yes. They will. I have three Black: Lavender Split Orpingtons which are all pullets that are now 20-21 weeks old. DOB is May 18 or 19th I believe and I can show you some pics I took of them on arrival while we removed legbands and then of them a few weeks later as they …

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I have two pavlovskaya hatched from chicks about 15 weeks ago. First seemed to be pullets but now growing what I think are saddle feathers. They are daft chickens indeed – have had trouble finding a lot of information on them, they seem to be uncommon particularly in USA where the ‘polish’ (related breed?) seems …

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Hello, the mother rejected this baby but accepted her other one. Weird! anyway I have been raising her/him since the day (Peabody) was hatched. Born July 25,2020 Do you think this is a male or female I can get any kind of picture you need as Peabody is very very tame Being hand raised and …

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What spider is that?

I’d just call it a “garden spider” too. Generally they want bugs to land there for dinner. Yes, quite big, but not typically aggressive to us. If it was near to the human pathways, I would be inclined to take a stick and remove web and spider and transport to a more appropriate area away …

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Thoughts on quail for personal meat production?

We have our egg flock and occasionally incubate a batch of eggs for meat. we raise jumbo browns, but pretty much by accident got some blue egg layers and others along the way. That’s ok, they all taste the same — deeeee-lish!!! the glory of these wonderful little birds is that they are approximately 2 …

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Already addicted!

I’ve been on this Chicken Forum on and off for 12 days now day and night and have gleaned and absorbed so much info from many posts from numerous members on an assortment of topics. I just want to say to all of you THANK YOU for your KNOWLEDGE and LOVE you share for and …

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Dirt floor extended run…advice

When I’ve set up my runs I haven’t started with shavings, I’ve started with dirt, then that mulchy leaf litter stuff that’s basically a mix of dirt, leaf bits, bits of bark, etc. It works great and mine love to scratch in it. tinyurlis.gdv.gdv.htclck.ruulvis.netshrtco.detny.im