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by Wozza1985
08 Aug 2018, 21:24
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Help with the breed (pic heavy)
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Re: Help with the breed (pic heavy)

Hi and thank you. After checking lots of pics on google they very much look like Welsummer’s. The exact same colours but not got yellow legs?

Do some Welsummer’s not have yellow legs?
Large birds they are
by Wozza1985
07 Aug 2018, 20:11
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Help with the breed (pic heavy)
Replies: 4
Views: 585

Help with the breed (pic heavy)

Hi. I have just rescued (more hens) from somebody who no longer wants them :angryfire: i need to stop looking at local adverts as recently that’s all I’m seeing! Oh well they will live a happy life now in my back garden with my other hens. All the guy said they were 15 months old but was unsure of b...
by Wozza1985
03 Jun 2018, 10:40
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Please advise on this breed?
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Re: Please advise on this breed? (Pic heavy!)

The person did indeed just threw the hen out like rubbish I was absolutely disgusted. The box was tiny so the hen was crammed poor thing. But I managed to take a pic on the sly of this horrible person and I’ve also reported him to local authorities! But now the hen will live a nice life with my bird...
by Wozza1985
01 Jun 2018, 10:49
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Please advise on this breed?
Replies: 6
Views: 1348

Please advise on this breed?

Hi all. I’ve recently rescued a hen tel you the story... Well I was fishing at a private pond and over in the next field with woods (public) somebody came along with a box and threw this hen out. Did not think anything about it then then a few mins after I thought this is not right. I walked round t...
by Wozza1985
05 Apr 2018, 14:55
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Floor covering advise please..
Replies: 3
Views: 1442

Floor covering advise please..

Hi I’m having a bit of a nightmare with my outdoor chicken run (not covered). Last year I bought 1 ton of bark chippings yes that was spot in in the summer. Come the winter and now after all the rain it’s just a muddy slop now! So.... my friend can get 850kg if 10mm pea gravel fir £50 delivered. Wou...
by Wozza1985
28 Mar 2018, 20:24
Forum: Feeding and Housing
Topic: Layers pellets info please
Replies: 2
Views: 979

Layers pellets info please

Hi just a bit of info please regarding layers pellets. I’m currently feeding my hens a layers pellet that my local feedmill make their own in 25kg sacks for £8.30 however they have recently just started stocking marriages farmyard layers pellet in a 20kg sack for 20 Pence more!! Is it work paying mo...
by Wozza1985
04 Feb 2018, 14:33
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: My cream legbar hen has spurs???!
Replies: 2
Views: 1281

My cream legbar hen has spurs???!

Hi I’ve just noticed one of my new cream legbar hens have Spurs about 3” long is this normal? I never knew hens had them I thought it’s a rooster thing?

Thank you
by Wozza1985
27 Jan 2018, 12:55
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: White leghorn info?
Replies: 2
Views: 1479

White leghorn info?

Hi I’m getting a couple of white leghorn hens just under 1 year old next weekend. What are these breeds like? How many eggs? Large egg?
Are they flighty (so I know to clip)

They will be going in my back garden 9 metre run with my 3 CLB & my 5 rangers.


Thank you in advance
by Wozza1985
03 Oct 2016, 21:21
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Poultry shield ratio please?
Replies: 1
Views: 2370

Poultry shield ratio please?

Hi I have 3 x 1 litre bottles of poultry shield that I'm wanting to use in my 5 litre garden sprayer, how much do I mix up with water in a 5 litre sprayer please?

Thank you
by Wozza1985
01 Oct 2016, 08:29
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: CCLB info please
Replies: 4
Views: 3179

Re: CCLB info please

Thank you, what's aprox age do they start laying?
by Wozza1985
24 Sep 2016, 16:09
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: CCLB info please
Replies: 4
Views: 3179

CCLB info please

I have just bought three cream legbars (pure breeds) for £15 each they have just started laying, is that a good price? My columbines have gone to my friends who keeps columbines as they were very flighty and laid normal colour eggs. All healthy. Can anybody tel me more about this bird? Colour eggs? ...
by Wozza1985
22 Sep 2016, 21:19
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Huge egg!
Replies: 1
Views: 2397

Huge egg!

Found another huge egg today in the nestbox, I'm getting one of these beasts every other week! Is this normal for hybrids? Not complaining like as I like the double yolkers but crikey this is the biggest up to now (106g)
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by Wozza1985
18 Sep 2016, 15:18
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Pullet breed please?
Replies: 4
Views: 3458

Re: Pullet breed please?

I see thank you, i thought at first it could be a columbine but the colours are nothing like my other 2 columbines

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by Wozza1985
18 Sep 2016, 14:48
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Pullet breed please?
Replies: 4
Views: 3458

Re: Pullet breed please?

Right I see, coloured as in mixed colours or one colour? Can hens lay mixed colour eggs? I'm intrigued
by Wozza1985
17 Sep 2016, 12:00
Forum: General & Misc
Topic: Pullet breed please?
Replies: 4
Views: 3458

Pullet breed please?

I've just been given a hen this morning from a friend but we are not sure what breed it is?
Any ideas?

Thank you

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