"Nice work on saving that hen.
We opted for an window sized A/C in the top of our coop. That is where the egg laying happens, food is located and where they sleep. We figured that enough face time with the cool air would help them, which it did. We…"
Even though we have an evap cooler in their "barn" and misters and cool water from the cooler in their well shaded run, every year we find one down with heat stroke. Last week, one of our red hens was in the run, down with legs stretched out, seemingly paralyzed, and talons clenched. We cooled her down in a large bucket of cool water, dried her off somewhat and put her in a dog kennel inside the house. We gave her Pedialyte with an eye dropper, which she readily drank. We cut up watermelon…See More
"I have two 4-month old point of lay hens that were hatched on our farm. They are Australorp/Buff Orpington and Australorp/Barred Rock mixes. We are selling them for $15 each.
"I've looked on craigslist and see plenty of them. We just bought 11- 5 from craigslist (4 from same flock and same breed roo) and 6 from a neighbor who just moved into a new house and didn't have time to deal with…"
"I will sell you a Buff Orpington. She was 2 yrs old this January. Sweet, has only been broody once.
I just bought chicks a few months ago and will be phasing a few adults out.
Kathryn 602-321-2198 cell text"