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Thread: Bwuk bwuk..

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    Good day, today i decided to upload some photos of my two chickens that roam freely in my backyard.
    The two ladies love to walk around and even chill and sunbathe on top of the shed from time to time, we also have a rabbit which doesn't have access to the entire backyard but does have a big pen to run around in.
    Since the rabbit is male, he sometimes tries something Cheeky with the chickens which really damaged the blonde chicken's feathers and made her fearful of the rabbit pen.
    Fairly sure the blonde one is a mixture of some breeds but definately leans towards a Brahma, the other one is also most likely a mixture between regular and bantam chicken.
    Here's the two of them waiting for some Endive, Potatoes and some worms;
    15 Gallon Tarantula tank - Completed. - 1x Lasiodora parahybana
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    15 Triassic tank - Planning started. - Possibly a healthy group of Triops cancriformis

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    I'm so jealous! I'd love to keep chickens for those fresh eggs, but the stupid city bylaws prevent my dreams from coming true. They are so pretty btw.
    Don't poke the crazy

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    Nice cluckers. My city is actually making a push *and advertises* for 1 chicken per household. Their feces helps acidify our super alkaline soil and they are of great organic use. Great pets, never had issues with Hens, roosters on the other hand, I used to play with them pretty often and they are quite the nippers and fighters.
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    Thanks, we actually used to have four but two of them were roosters which we took to our friends in Germany where they will have ALOT of room.
    Kinda love the eggs too, though my mother tends to forget to buy them crushed shells or other sources of calcium which has led to windeggs but that will be fixed soon.
    People think they're sturdy and stay healthy but they have certain needs and get parasites fairly easily, for example they both used to have scaly leg mites which caused the smaller chicken to lose alot of scales and if untreated it can even cost toes and now i'm treating them against lice.
    15 Gallon Tarantula tank - Completed. - 1x Lasiodora parahybana
    55 Gallon South-America tank - Neverending. - 10x Nannostomus trifasciatus, 4x Corydoras aeneus, 2x Megalechis thoracata, 2x Acarichthys heckelii
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    My lovely girls!
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    North holland blues am i correct?
    At any rate they look great, love it when they are chatting!
    15 Gallon Tarantula tank - Completed. - 1x Lasiodora parahybana
    55 Gallon South-America tank - Neverending. - 10x Nannostomus trifasciatus, 4x Corydoras aeneus, 2x Megalechis thoracata, 2x Acarichthys heckelii
    15 Triassic tank - Planning started. - Possibly a healthy group of Triops cancriformis

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    Barred Plymouth Rock, they have quite the personalities!
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    They're lovely looking hens Judi. Do they roam free in your garden or would they destroy everything?
    "Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known." Carl Sagan

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    @ Float-Goat, if you ever have left over eggs, scramble them with the crushed up egg shells and feed to the chickens, lots of protein & calcium
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    Turns out i'm not as familiar with many chicken breeds as i thought haha, oh well thanks for the advice though the small one is the only one laying eggs.
    They're the same age however the "mini brahma" doesn't lay, got any thoughts?

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