Sufficient Self members with Poultry!

CrealCritter

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Mud puddle makers are gonna make mud puddles. If they would pull weeds, I would put them to work in the garden 😂
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We have one hen that is more aggressive towards the new chicks than I want (like grab by the head and fling agressive and poor mama has to decide to protect the rest or save the one, so stressful) so we are sectioning off a part of the run for mama and babies until they are a few weeks old. Then we will so some slow integration. Sectioned off part is in the run with hardware cloth so everyone can see everyone. If she doesn't calm down. Y the 3 weeks, hard decisions will be made bc mama hen will need to start getting babies in the coop at night and in a nest box or roost. But for now, I will move them out each morning and back at night. DH has been great about all these even though he said said no chicks :lol:
 

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MeanCheek

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That's so cool. They're lovely. My son has wanted Homing Pigeons. What will you do with them besides enjoy having them?
You guys should get some!!!
I'll really, really, enjoy having them, fly them, and hopefully do a couple wedding releases a summer (Extra feed money). I hope I can get them to earn their keep.
People pay $50+ a bird to release at weddings, funerals, graduations and the like!
 

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Pigeons are very efficient and sufficient birds. One meat breed is ready in just 30 days! All you need to provide is housing, feed, and water. Parents incubate and feed the little ones (called squabs).
 
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