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  1. Poultry
    my brother is house sitting for a friend for 4 months. so happens this friend has a incubator and some layers.. we asked if we could use the incubator while hes gone. and he said yes ! so we popped about 60 eggs in yesterday. both from his layers and my layers. and collecting more to put in...
  2. Poultry
    First let me say I am new to all of this. I don’t know correct terminology and such. Looking for advice. I have 8 chicks about 4-5 weeks and two ducks about the same age. Don’t know the sexes. They are in the same coup. The chicks go to the top and the ducks stay below. They still have heat...
  3. Poultry
    Hi all, I am thinking about getting a rooster to add in with my 6 laying hens. I have 3 barred rocks, and 3 rhode island reds. If I got a barred rock rooster, would the cross-breed between it and the rhode island hen be okay for my flock? Would there be any complications, or would it matter at...
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    Hi. I'm really glad I found this forum! We are just starting out with our little farm. So far, we have 6 chicks and 5 Muscovy ducklings, one puppy, and a cat with 2 kittens. We moved here about 2 years ago, and it has been a really rough start. Looking forward to some encouragement from fellow...
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