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by splitpin
08 Jul 2013, 07:20
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: New Girl
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: New Girl

initially they were in the same run

but due to being picked {cry} on they are now seperate

its what sundays are for :?
by splitpin
07 Jul 2013, 20:52
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Pictures
Replies: 4
Views: 514

Pictures

Just so that my other girls dont feel left out, here are some pictures of my flock http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc511/splitpin23/3girls.jpg http://i1215.photobucket.com/albums/cc511/splitpin23/dutch.jpg here is the new revised run my old girls were not very happy about having to share with th...
by splitpin
07 Jul 2013, 20:44
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: New Girl
Replies: 5
Views: 627

Re: New Girl

Image
by splitpin
05 Jul 2013, 21:08
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: New Girl
Replies: 5
Views: 627

New Girl

I have just increased my flock with 2 new girls 1 welsommer and 1 cream legbar both are 12 weeks old and are beautiful they seem to be settling in ok but one of my ex bats is picking on them a little. i am sure they will all settle in together I bought them from a new outlet Tudor Farm Chickens they...
by splitpin
30 Jun 2013, 21:07
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Feather Loss
Replies: 6
Views: 517

Feather Loss

Hi All i have just got back from a weekend away and have noticed that 1 of my girlls has lost a lot of feathers she still has her main wing and tail feather but not much else all of my girls have been treated for worms and mites recently so I am happy that they are as protected as I can make them do...
by splitpin
18 Apr 2013, 20:51
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: How much did your set up cost you?
Replies: 39
Views: 2692

Re: How much did your set up cost you?

£95 for the initial coop and run, £35 for steel post bases, £70 for 2 losts og green wire netting, £35 for the posts, the green house they live in was already in place and not been used we inherited the 2nd coop with the 3 bantam silkies and i already had the flags so £235 but i am sure there were e...
by splitpin
10 Apr 2013, 22:39
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: how many do you have?
Replies: 32
Views: 2315

how many do you have?

I have been reading some of the topics on here and it seems that we all have different quantities of chucks

I have 10 at the moment :-D

5 rescue, 2 double laced barvelders, 3 bantom white silkies

over to you

so how many do you have?
by splitpin
09 Apr 2013, 06:52
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: what breed
Replies: 10
Views: 919

Re: what breed

thanks for all of the info it looks as thogh i need to start looking for a couple of Welsmomers for those interested the picture was taken at Acorn Bank Mill, a working water mill belonging to National Trust Temple Sowerby, Penrith Cumbria CA10 1SP there is a lovely group of birds near the wheel a g...
by splitpin
07 Apr 2013, 15:15
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: what breed
Replies: 10
Views: 919

what breed

Hi All

we have seen a lovely looking girl but dont know what breed she is

can anyone help?

here is a picture

http://s1215.photobucket.com/user/splitpin23/library/
by splitpin
20 Oct 2012, 09:36
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*
Replies: 40
Views: 1564

Re: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*

The new girls were put in with my 7 last night they are keeping segregated at the moment but so far no fighting they are however causing me a little problem I don't think that my other half is going to let them go to a new home I will have to keep working on her, but I don't know if I will win I wil...
by splitpin
19 Oct 2012, 19:52
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*
Replies: 40
Views: 1564

Re: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*

Hi All thanks for all the offers the 3 girls are now at my house and will shortly be introduced to my girls the coop is quite solid and will be kept at one side until they can be collected I am still waiting for davina112 to get in touch but the rush is off now i will try to get some pictures posted...
by splitpin
17 Oct 2012, 10:12
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*
Replies: 40
Views: 1564

Re: Silkies need a new home

the 3 lovely girls are still looking for a new home

they have to be away from their present home nr Kirkham Lancashire on friday at the latest

please can someone out there help

the coop and all equipment will go with them for free if required
by splitpin
12 Oct 2012, 22:01
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*
Replies: 40
Views: 1564

Re: Silkies need a new home

Hi Aceface

we could possibly meet halfway

where abouts do you live

Graham
by splitpin
11 Oct 2012, 20:15
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*
Replies: 40
Views: 1564

Silkies need a new home*NOW URGENT*

Hi All my friends are getting rid of their 3 white bantom silkie girls they have found that with extra work that they do not have the free time to look after them they are all laying and will come complete with coop and run ready to be collected this weekend from Kirkham near preston in Lancashire i...
by splitpin
18 Sep 2012, 09:17
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Girls not eating Flubenvet
Replies: 4
Views: 255

Re: Girls not eating Flubenvet

Hi Bev

If they are not eating their normal amount of food, will they have taken the correct amount of medication

I have not seen worms but we have had them since December and thought it was right to worm them

Our 5 rescue hens were treated when we got them but the Barnevelders had not been

Graham