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Re: Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup-NYC] pullets and chicks available

From: Melina B.
Sent on: Friday, September 13, 2013 11:45 AM
Maggie- I have been trying to mail you but your email is bouncing. is the email at the bottom of your post correct?
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On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 9:32 AM, bee ayer <[address removed]> wrote:
Hey FYI, 
Recently I keep being asked about taking care of young birds during the winter or fall. 

For the longest healthy life of layer birds, it is recommended that they come into lay as the days are getting longer and in warm environments. So if you plan to keep the birds outside, its best if they are hatched in the early spring. 

This helps with preventing problems of pro-lapsed oviducts and other ailments, and will keep your birds laying and healthy optimally. Birds that are still pullets going into winter should be kept nice and warm all winter, being careful not to induce laying with to many hours of light, or through increasing their protein to calorie ratio to early. 


Elizabeth Bee Ayer

Program Director & Co-Farm Manager

The Youth Farm at the High School for Public Service

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On Fri, Sep 13, 2013 at 9:14 AM, Maggie <[address removed]> wrote:
I hatched out a few silver laced wyandotte and 1 Sumatra.  These are  straight run and 6 days old. $4 each
Pullets (1 week old) from Agway purchased in NJ last week. RIR and Buff Orpingtons. $5.00 a chick
I am downsizing for winter and have  some beautiful hard to find pullets I hatched here under my silkies .
1 Swedish Flower hen just started laying. lt. brown tinted eggs $20.00
1 Basque at point of lay. tinted egg color $20.00
1 laying Creme Legbar (6 1/2 mos. old) and she lays pretty blue eggs. $25.00
 These 3 breeds are hardy birds with very pretty and unusual coloring. Very quiet as well. Nice compact sizes and they love to forage.
I can accept deposits through paypal for serious buyers.
 pick up is in Staten Island only. zip 10307 I am unable to deliver or even meet someplace. I am the last train stop in NY State and easy to get to via the ferry and Staten Island rapid transit.
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