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Lonny
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Lonny replied to Lonny's discussion Three laying hens looking for a new home in the group Micro Livestock
"Happy to say they have found a new home in Mesa!"
Jan 14, 2016
Lonny added a discussion to the group Micro Livestock
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Three laying hens looking for a new home

We have three chicks that are super nice and friendly. They are about three years old and they are typically great layers. They have been fed organic all their lives so they are super healthy. As you can see by the photo they don't think they are chickens. They have a nice sized coop and run and on occasion they get free roam of our big back yard.We are trying to simplify a bit and we are looking to see if there is somebody who would want to take them and add to their flock. I want them to go…See More
Jan 14, 2016
Lonny replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"call or text me at 480-737-3071 when you are ready. Thanks!"
Oct 27, 2014
Lonny replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"They were beating the two americanas up. I increased their protein after I read that chickens sometimes search for protein sources if they are short through eating feathers. I had to separate to allow them to start growing them back. It happened…"
Oct 27, 2014
L S Lloyd replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"Just curious--Why did you have to se"
Oct 27, 2014
Lonny replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"You are first. So let me know when you want to pick them up. Thank you. They are great gals!"
Oct 27, 2014
Holly Lewis replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"We have 16 chickens currently but have room for 3 more. That said, because we have several already, if someone else wants them, that is ok too."
Oct 27, 2014
Lonny replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"1 year nine months. February 2013 is when I bought them as chicks."
Oct 27, 2014
Holly Lewis replied to Lonny's discussion Need new friendly home for three of my flock in the group Micro Livestock
"How old are the hens?"
Oct 27, 2014
Lonny added a discussion to the group Micro Livestock
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Need new friendly home for three of my flock

I need to find a new home for three of my six hens. I have had to separate them from my others and it just isn't fair. They are awesome hens that deserve a less stress free environment. Two americanas and one Rhode Island Red. The Red and one of the americanas are recovering from a some "top chickening". I live in Ahwatukee and would like to find them a home soon. Thanks!See More
Oct 27, 2014
Becky replied to Lonny's discussion Still have Starter/Grower Feed but They are starting to lay eggs. Do I need to switch to layer feed? in the group Micro Livestock
"I made the switch when they started laying and sold my extra to someone in the group who needed it. You could call Blue Sky and see what they recommend. "
Jul 3, 2013
Gretchen replied to Lonny's discussion Still have Starter/Grower Feed but They are starting to lay eggs. Do I need to switch to layer feed? in the group Micro Livestock
"You can use up the grower. It's just extra protein for them and that is fine. Especially for summer. I supplement my layer and use starter as a treat for my layers. Just set out some oyster shells so they have extra calcium to supplement with."
Jul 3, 2013
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Still have Starter/Grower Feed but They are starting to lay eggs. Do I need to switch to layer feed?

My flock is about 4.5 months old and we are starting to get sporadic eggs from I believe a couple of them. I still have around another months worth of starter/grower feed before I was planning to break into my layer feed. Do I need to switch now or can I wait? The feed is from the bulk orders through Scott B. so it is good stuff. Any advice would be appreciated. (Picture of boys with first eggs....totally excited!)See More
Jul 3, 2013
Catherine, The Herb Lady commented on Lonny's blog post Transforming my Backyard!
"Nice pictures Lonny.  Good luck with your projects and new additions :-)"
Jan 30, 2013
Lonny commented on Lonny's blog post Transforming my Backyard!
"Here is the Greenhouse nearly complete. Don't have a pic yet with all the storage shelving yet!"
Jan 29, 2013
Lonny commented on Lonny's blog post Transforming my Backyard!
"Here is the front of the chicken coop!"
Jan 29, 2013

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Grew up with chickens in Flagstaff and back in Ohio. Haven't had time to do it again until now. I figure it would be fun to have a small group of chickens that my boys can have the experience that i had.

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Transforming my Backyard!

I am underway to transforming my backyard into a more eco-friendly place. My first step, which I have been doing for years now, is to find what portions of my yard are good for growing what types of veggies, herbs and fruits. I have successfully found homes for pepper plans, chives, strawberry guava, limes, strawberries, grapes and bananna trees. I have also created several raised beds for herbs. Currently have broccoli and cauliflower growing, if the freeze doesn't get them. still want to…

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At 3:08pm on January 2, 2012, Jane Doyle said…

Hi Lonny, it sounds like you know a lot about raising chickens, and I'm sure plenty of us would welcome your advice here.Plus if you have any doubts about getting them through our summers, folks here can give you some sage advice in return. Welcome to the VPA!

Jane Doyle
Valley Permaculture Alliance 

 
 
 

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