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Re: [chickens1] Birds available - Please email me off lise [address removed] Melina B. Jan 25, 2015 10:15 AM
Re: [chickens1] Birds available - Hi melinda...i like buy the quail..thanks Sent from my Boost Mobile phone. Melina Brown wrote: coringa212 Jan 25, 2015 8:31 AM
Birds available - Hi everyone, I have a pair of quail that i picked up at the Poultry Congress for $25. They are , i think, California Quail, with the curved feather on their heads. They need a large cage or enclosed run. I bought them on a whim because t Melina B. Jan 25, 2015 1:32 AM
Re: [chickens1] Check check;-) - Mariam, I live in Greenwich and am able to take your rooster My cell is[masked] Sent from my iPad james d. Jan 9, 2015 1:15 PM
Re: [chickens1] Check check;-) - I can look for one for you at the congress if you are not going. You can definitely get one there, but get there by 9AM on the saturday. If you are not going, let Melina B. Jan 9, 2015 10:35 AM
Re: [chickens1] [chickens1] - This is normal. Make sure they have access to an open container of oyster shell. Young chickens or chickens under stress will lay shel-less eggs.  If it continue Melina B. Jan 9, 2015 9:01 AM
Re: [chickens1] Check check;-) - Yes, Everything is good. Dose anyone have a male duck that I can purchase? -----Or Bernard B. Jan 9, 2015 8:54 AM
Cold, frozen chickens - Hi everyone- How is it going in the cold? I have a couple of panel heaters, but Melina B. Jan 9, 2015 7:35 AM
Check check;-) - Bernard- did you get the notice about the chicken show in Springfield? It has b Melina B. Jan 9, 2015 7:26 AM
Re: [chickens1] [chickens1] - I have a question…..I had a hen just lay an egg without a Kimberly S. Jan 8, 2015 9:46 PM
Re: [chickens1] - Got your email so it seems like maybe there is no activity in this meet up. Santiago iPhone On Jan 8, 2015, at 8:03 Santiago R. Jan 8, 2015 9:41 PM
(no subject) - I have not got any email for about one month. Has there been any activity? Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -----Original Message----- From: Susan <[address removed]> To: chickens1-list <[address removed]> Sent: Bernard B. Jan 8, 2015 8:03 PM
Wanted, male duck - Hi, I am looking for one male duck. Mine went missing a week ago. I live in Bedford Bernard Sent from AOL Mobile Mail -----Original Message----- From: Susan <[address removed]> To: ch Bernard B. Jan 1, 2015 6:32 PM
Re: Rare breed Chickens Available...see link below - Unfortunately, the only two breeds of interest to me - the Cemanis and possibly the Appenzaller Spitzhaubens - are not on the list.  I was intrigued when Greenfire started offering Spitzhaubens, but reading their web Stacy Dec 16, 2014 3:27 PM
Rare breed Chickens Available...see link below - Hi Everyone- This is someone who we know and who is a member of the group. He d Melina B. Dec 15, 2014 12:39 PM
Roosters - Hello everyone! I have a few roosters that I would like to find homes for. I DO NOT want these to become dinner otherwise I'd have them processed myself. I have 3 brown/white leghorns. Basically they're barnyard mixes. My hen hatched them this spring Marianne Dec 15, 2014 10:16 AM
Re: [chickens1] What is wrong with my chickens? - Thank you Melina. Very kind of you to take the time to give me this advice. No, they haven't been laying and don't look well but I thou Marianne Nov 23, 2014 6:47 PM
Re: [chickens1] What is wrong with my chickens? - You need to get some garden dust with permethrin immediately. De does not work it is the same as sand. What you are seeing is some sort of healing from lice which are harder to see or a very extreme mite infestation and you just don't kno Melina B. Nov 23, 2014 4:59 PM
What is wrong with my chickens? - Hello, Does anyone know what is wrong with my chickens??? Their skin is peeling off in large flakes and feels hot to the touch. Their faces are covered with flakes also. In scouring the internet, I have found other postings showing this c Marianne Nov 23, 2014 11:52 AM
Re: [chickens1] Eggs - Hello Stephanie, Thanks for your o Brenda Nov 5, 2014 9:08 PM
Re: [chickens1] Eggs - Also check whole foods for fresh ostrich eggs. Mb On Nov 4,[masked]:51 AM, "francis kors" < [address removed] > wrote: Melina B. Nov 4, 2014 7:36 AM
Re: [chickens1] Eggs - Brenda, I can give you some eggs from my Buff Orpington. Lucy Lucy G. Nov 4, 2014 7:15 AM
Re: [chickens1] Eggs - I have plenty to spare. Stephanie Sent from my iPhone On Nov 3, 2014, at 8:37 PM, Brenda < Stephanie B. Nov 4, 2014 7:09 AM
Re: [chickens1] Eggs - Hi Brenda I have all of those and more. C francis k. Nov 4, 2014 6:50 AM
Eggs - Hello! I am preparing to give a talk/workshop about backyard chickens at the school that I teach at. This is in conjunction with a variety of ot Brenda Nov 3, 2014 8:37 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Splash Ameraucana rooster - Thanks so much!  I'll look into that. On Nov 3,[masked]:18 AM, "Maria" < [address removed] > wrote: Susan Nov 3, 2014 10:53 AM
Re: [chickens1] Free Splash Ameraucana rooster - Donate him to Woodstock sanctuary. They'll take him Maria On Nov 3, 2014, at 9:03 AM, Susan < Maria Nov 3, 2014 9:18 AM
Free Splash Ameraucana rooster - I have a splash Ameraucana rooster, about 6 months old, who is waking my poor son up at 5 am.  I need to give him away ASAP!  Would anyone like him? He is a beauty. Pet or meat is fine....he is already a big boy. Susan Nov 3, 2014 9:03 AM
Re: [chickens1] americuana chicks available - Please contact me direct at [address removed] On Thu, Oct 30, 2014 at Melina B. Oct 30, 2014 9:20 PM
Re: [chickens1] americuana chicks available - coringa212 Oct 30, 2014 11:38 AM
Re: [chickens1] americuana chicks available - Can I take 5? Christian Toebe 610.247.9857. On Oct 30, 2014, at 9:25 AM, Melina Brown < Christian Oct 30, 2014 9:39 AM
americuana chicks available - Hi everyone- I have some week old, vaccinated female americuana chicks from a hatchery. I am going to keep some, but got extra so tha Melina B. Oct 30, 2014 9:25 AM
Village of Ossining - Hi, Brenda Oct 28, 2014 2:52 PM
Re: [chickens1] Thanks! - Thanks Lucy, I owe you one! Melina On Sun, Oct 26, 2014 at 07:55 AM, Lucy Galasso wrote: Melina B. Oct 26, 2014 1:57 PM
Re: [chickens1] Thanks! - Hi Melilna, I am glad you got the bale of hay I left. I did not have time to e-mail you until now. Lucy Lucy G. Oct 26, 2014 7:55 AM
Thanks! - Thanks to everyone who tried to help with the hay; to Rob who hooked me up, and to the mystery donor who left a bale at they gate! I Melina B. Oct 25, 2014 9:14 PM
Re: [chickens1] Need a favor!! - Well the feedbarn in Yorktown burned down today. Fran....... From my iPhone On Oct 24, 2014, at 7:10 PM francis k. Oct 24, 2014 7:45 PM
Need a favor!! - Peeps- I am in a jam and Im hoping someone in the group is going to Bennies tomorrow (or someplace like that) and can help me out. I Melina B. Oct 24, 2014 7:09 PM
Re: [chickens1] Four - thank you for sharing such a nice memory of your girl with us Stephanie B. Oct 23, 2014 11:28 AM
RE: [chickens1] Four - Duke Oct 23, 2014 9:36 AM
Re: [chickens1] Four - Thanks Stacy- that was so sweet. I have had some like that who I still remember and miss. I especially miss a couple of ducks from my flock that I lost this past summer. They were super fri Melina B. Oct 23, 2014 9:19 AM
Re: [chickens1] Four - I'm so sorry for you loss.  What a nice, long history with your chickens! On Thursday, October 23, 2014, Stacy < [address removed] > wrote: Jeanne G. Oct 23, 2014 8:20 AM
Re: [chickens1] Four - Dear Tracy, Well done and more of us should write obits for our pets. I have had several outstanding chickens in my life who have gi Lucy G. Oct 23, 2014 7:16 AM
Four - I have never written an obituary for a chicken, but this seems fitting. Our hen, Four, passed away last week. She was somewhere between 12 and 14 years old. I'm sorry I didn't keep better track of the date we hatched he Stacy Oct 23, 2014 2:56 AM
Re: Marking chickens and leg bands (was: Scammer Breeder Alert!!!) - Spiral Celluloid Leg Bands BillyMac Oct 19, 2014 11:23 AM
Re: Bird cages - Sorry, I forgot to mention these are large floor standing cages in good condition. On Saturday, October 18, 2014, Joan < [address removed] > wrote: Joan Oct 18, 2014 6:12 PM
Bird cages - I have two beautiful LARGE bird cases for sale. $50. 00 each. One is for a large bird because of the bar spacing. The other will house several smaller birds with comfort. Contact me if Joan Oct 18, 2014 6:08 PM
USDA inspected Chicken Processing in CT - Peeps- this is something that we have long wanted to have access to; We need more information about it and I am going to try to get more, and also attend this meeting. Melina B. Oct 18, 2014 5:39 PM
Marking chickens and leg bands (was: Scammer Breeder Alert!!!) - When we do any kind of treatment to all of the chickens, we just mark the toes of the ones we have done with a permanent marker (a Sharpie).  The mark isn't permanent - if the treatment is something that is repeated in a couple of week Stacy Oct 18, 2014 11:36 AM
Re: [chickens1] Dust baths - Poultry and garden dust. It s permethrin in powder to treat mites and lice. You can add it to the dust bath if you are having a problem with parasites. Please read my recent posts about this. Melina ...from my tablet Melina B. Oct 16, 2014 10:14 PM
Dust baths - What is poultry dust? Sounds like a great idea for winter.. So just mix with peat moss and sand? Sent from my iPhone Jackie Oct 16, 2014 2:52 PM
Re: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - I use the small zip ties. I think you can get them at Michael's hobby shop and also at home depot. I pick up each bird and look at it all over...dust or apply Eprinex, check feet, check Melina B. Oct 16, 2014 11:19 AM
Re: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - And he said 11 months old? Usually people say year old birds or laying hens; 11 months is just an odd number to pick. Melina B. Oct 16, 2014 8:39 AM
Re: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - I know someone who bought chicks from Zander. They were all dead within 7-10 days. Fortunately, she kept them in Isolation. They were absolutely covered in mites. Apparently at the time it was just eggs of babies because the chicks loo anne-marie a. Oct 15, 2014 11:00 PM
RE: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - Thanks for your reply, Melina. No, I understood correctly: 1 Carlos A G. Oct 15, 2014 9:35 PM
Re: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - There is such a huge gap between 11 months old and not hardly fully feathered, are you sure you didn't misunderstand? could he have said weeks? how much did you pay for these? An 11 mon Melina B. Oct 15, 2014 9:07 PM
Re: [chickens1] Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - Same experience here. Birds are healthy but are more like 15 weeks. Sent from my iPad On Oct 15, 2014, at 6:51 PM, Carlo Jon D. Oct 15, 2014 7:05 PM
Scammer Breeder Alert!!! - Be careful with an unscrupulous poultry breeder in Katonah, Carlos A G. Oct 15, 2014 6:51 PM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Thank you so much for such organized info.  It is much appreciated.   On Friday, October 10, 2014, Melina Brown < [address removed] > wrote: Jeanne G. Oct 10, 2014 10:13 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - Please write to eachother off the list!! this is going to everyone!! thanks Melina Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 10:09 PM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - dust:  http://www.amazon.co Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 10:08 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - Please write to her privately, Miriam. this message is going to everyone. Tha Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 9:42 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - You are definitely mistaken. I have never been to Stew Leonard's in Brookfield. I've only given away two roosters in my life and I know the two people I gave them to. On Oct 10,[masked]:00 PM, "miriam Susan Oct 10, 2014 7:56 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - miriam Oct 10, 2014 6:00 PM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - I'm confused about products.  What is the name of the dust that contains permethrin that you use directly on the chickens? What is the permethrin spray for the coop?  I can't seems to find something that doesn't have to be mixe Jeanne G. Oct 10, 2014 5:36 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - There is some mistake, I know the two people I gave my roos to. I did place the ad but I didn't give you one. On Oct 10,[masked]:20 PM, "miriam" < [address removed] Susan Oct 10, 2014 5:23 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - Black with colorful head and tail. Very striking just a beautiful bird Sent from my iPad On Oct 10, 2014, at 17:17, Sus miriam Oct 10, 2014 5:20 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - I'm so sorry I don't remember.  What color was he? On Oct 10,[masked]:34 PM, "miriam" < [address removed] > wrote: Susan Oct 10, 2014 5:17 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Ameraucana Roosters - miriam Oct 10, 2014 4:34 PM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - No.  I don't. Melina ...from my tablet On Oct 10,[masked]:37 AM, "Jeanne Geraci" < [address removed] > wrote: Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 11:56 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Do you have to throw out the eggs when using permethrin? On Friday, October 10, 2014, Monty Bancroft < [address removed] > wrote: Jeanne G. Oct 10, 2014 10:35 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Thank you Aimee and Melina for your input. I will say, how Monty B. Oct 10, 2014 10:07 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - We call that Shake and Bake....its all good till the chicken shakes out, then its in the air;-) mb On Fri, Oct 10, 2014 at 8 Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 9:02 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Preview not available Jill C. Oct 10, 2014 8:22 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - that is a great idea...do not return the hose to your wife's drawer after or you will be in serious trouble! also I say wear a ma Melina B. Oct 10, 2014 8:03 AM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Hi Monty, Aimee Oct 9, 2014 10:25 PM
Re: [chickens1] Lice - Hi Monty- Its hardly draconian...but DE does not work. It is as effective as sand in that it knocks the eggs off your birds, but otherwise, it doesn't work. Having sand in your run or a Melina B. Oct 9, 2014 9:14 PM
Lice - I have discovered what looks like chicken lice in the coop. I've put down diatomaceous earth in their Monty B. Oct 9, 2014 5:34 PM
Amenia Tailgate - Peeps- this weekend is another Tailgate at Amenia, NY Tractor Supply.  Be sure to isolate anything you buy there for as long as possible and preferably 2 weeks to check for runny nose/eyes Melina B. Oct 8, 2014 11:09 AM
Re: [chickens1] Even more roosters - we are going to schedule another culling class so you can donate them to that. I am waiting for word of when it will be...next few weeks I think. so if nothing else, you can do that. also t Melina B. Oct 8, 2014 11:01 AM
Re: [chickens1] Even more roosters - And I have three beautiful cochin roosters to give away, 2 black and 1 splash. They are 12 weeks old. Marianne On 10/7/14 3:13 PM, "Jon Durica" wrote: >I have a Silver Laced Wyandotte Roo that is also available. He is a Marianne Oct 7, 2014 3:29 PM
Re: [chickens1] Even more roosters - I have a Silver Laced Wyandotte Roo that is also available. He is around 18 weeks Jon Sent from my iPhone > On Oct 7, 2014, at 1:41 PM, Kimberly Sauter wrote: > > Hi, > > I hope someone out there needs a lot of Jon D. Oct 7, 2014 3:13 PM
Even more roosters - Preview not available Kimberly S. Oct 7, 2014 1:41 PM
Re: [chickens1] Free Roosters - Hi all, I also have roosters to give away for free. 2 silver laced polish, 3 Mille fleur d'uccles and 2 barred rock bantams. Would like to give the Ann-Marie M. Oct 7, 2014 8:28 AM
Re: [chickens1] Free Roosters - Hi All I have three Rode island Red Roosters to give free to someone, they are 4 months old. Take one or all. You can keep as pets or have for dinner. Bernard Sent from AOL Mobile Mail Bernard B. Sep 30, 2014 7:59 PM
Northeastern Poultry Congress Annual Poultry Show - Since the event keep getting mentioned here, Southern CT/We BillyMac Sep 15, 2014 7:24 AM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - I was there in the line closest to the store...sold everything. I had turkeys and fancy roosters.  The Big E is now and all week and longer...it goes on and on. I dont think they do sales there but I think they do have show chickens th Melina B. Sep 14, 2014 8:23 AM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - miriam Sep 13, 2014 11:31 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Well, the hen situation was tight and they sold out hens everytime someone showed up with hens...its was impossible to even get there quickly enough to get hens. I ended up getting my self a bantam cochin hen and a couple of ratty looki Melina B. Sep 13, 2014 8:59 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Hi Patricia, I would like to give them a new home next week. The chickens are Rhode Island Reds. Sent from my iPad Cathy L. Sep 13, 2014 6:39 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Hi, I'm looking for variety. Right now I have one red from Benedict's and a big white brahmen(sp?). I'd like some eg Christian Sep 13, 2014 3:54 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - I would take the egg layers can't have Roos. Could p/u tomorrow or Monday. Duke Covone On Sep 13, 20 Duke Sep 13, 2014 2:47 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - What type? On Sep 13, 2014, at 11:14 AM, Cathy Landy < [address removed] > wrote: Farmer S. Sep 13, 2014 11:35 AM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Hi Cathy, Im in greenwich too and would be interested in taking your chickens. When do you want to rehome them? Patricia Patricia Sep 13, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - I have 16 week old chickens I am giving away. 2 hens and 1 rooster. They are egg layer I purchased from my pet chicken in May. I Cathy L. Sep 13, 2014 11:10 AM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - if you wait till January you can get some at the congress. if you want chicks, you can get sexed chicks from most of the hatcheries. I think meyers has various breeds. Also, McMurrays should have some. I will check the situation tomorro Melina B. Sep 12, 2014 8:37 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Pretty scarce right now other than agway and MyPetChicken On Sep 12, 2014, at 5:13 PM, Christian < Farmer S. Sep 12, 2014 5:20 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Same here. Does any one know of anywhere else to get some birds besides Benedict's in the next few weeks? Thanks, Christian Sep 12, 2014 5:13 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - We are from fairfield but it's too far for us On Sep 12, 2014, at 4:56 PM, Christian < Farmer S. Sep 12, 2014 5:06 PM
Re: [chickens1] Saturday 9-13 Amenia Tractor Supply Tailgate... - Is any one from Fairfield county planning on going to this tomorrow? Sent from my iPad On Sep 11, 2014, at 10:04 PM, Melina Br Christian Sep 12, 2014 4:55 PM

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