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Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Nyc ordinace - Hey Jamie, I also live in Staten island . It sounds like you just have some bad luck with your neighbor. From my experience, the si mindset can be a very stubborn one to break. As well as extremely frustrating to deal with .Maybe the best option Denis S. May 1, 2014 11:09 AM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Nyc ordinace - Jamie, They can't make you get rid of them if your keeping it clean and they are not going onto others property etc. and causing damage. They are considered back Maggie May 1, 2014 10:57 AM
NYC Ordinance re: Backyard chickens - Law is unlimited hens, no roos. The must not become a "nuisance" such as drawing rodents/flies etc. or then neighbors can complain and you will get a visit from Maggie May 1, 2014 10:54 AM
Nyc ordinace - Thank you everyone for your input. I like the suggestion that i send over eggs, unfortunately my guess is if i send them over she will say thank u and throw them right in the garbage. I think she believes eggs are insafe unless they are pasturized. I thin Jamie P. May 1, 2014 10:46 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - Our neighbor complains about anything she can. It has been this way for years with her and I was nervous when I was setting everything up a year ag Diane May 1, 2014 6:42 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - I live in staten island but im lucky with my neighbors, sometimes when they run free at my backyard they find the way to go other backyard and they get back. I give them free eggs, but is nt ilegal to have chicken if you Maritza May 1, 2014 6:35 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - It's funny I was going to give out eggs the week I was reported. Now these neighbors are banned Sent from my iPhone On May 1, Diane May 1, 2014 6:26 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Backyard chickens - NYC rule is that You can have as many hens as you can manage well (keep area clean), but no roosters ever. Ozzie If this message has lots of short hand & typos, it was Sent from my iPhone On Apr 30, 2014, at 11:08 PM, Jamie Passion Osiris May 1, 2014 6:25 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - A neighbor called the police on me. Then they looked up the regulation and left me alone. Eggs help. Ellen Ellen B. May 1, 2014 5:57 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - Hens are legal. Roosters aren't. My neighbors reported me back in march for having roosters which I don't. I had been introducing a newer bird to t Diane May 1, 2014 5:54 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Bac... - user 9. May 1, 2014 5:51 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Backyard chickens - I am pretty sure the NYC rule is you can have as many hens as you want. Just no roosters. Tom G. May 1, 2014 1:53 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Backyard chickens - Hey Jamie We are in Staten Island Also with 7 chickens and 2 more hatching. No one has complained at all ( as far as I know) . Christine Sent from my iPad > On Apr 30, 2014, at 11:08 PM, Jamie Passion wrote: > > Hi All, Crystyne May 1, 2014 1:05 AM
Hello Everyone NYC Ordinance re: Backyard chickens - Hi All, I live in staten island. I only have two chickens in my back yard. My children and I love them. They dont make a lot of noise but i am concerned that one of my more impatient neighbors may be getting irritated. I never looked into the N Jamie P. Apr 30, 2014 11:08 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] I hope aomebody help me - you need to train the dog to go back. the dog will eat the chickens if you are not careful. It is possible to get them to co-exist but you will have to train the dog. Get a dog trainer, get a co2 fire extinguisher or one of the little train Melina B. Apr 30, 2014 8:34 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] I hope aomebody help me - I agree. And if you wait until its getting dark, they will go to sleep and you can put them in the coop then. I will close the door, then open it in the morning. They will find their own way in very soon. Good luck! Sherrill (Kratenstein) C. Apr 29, 2014 5:06 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] I hope aomebody help me - Thank you!!! I just forgot to tell , they sleep at the chicken run , and I dnt want let walk free at my back yard until they know where they live and sleep, but in will do it today and keep inside the run for a week and see Keep finger cross Again mi Maritza Apr 29, 2014 3:06 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] I hope aomebody help me - Catch them and lock them in the coup for 3+ days, a week is better. Feed and water only in coup. They instinctively want to sleep high in trees, once they start, it's difficult to break that. If this message has lots of short hand & typos, it was Sent Osiris Apr 29, 2014 1:56 PM
I hope aomebody help me - I got 10 baby chicken in March 3,(they are 5 buff Orpington and 5 Easter egger),at the same time we got a street dog that we adopt from Chile, she is big and I guess she used to eat wherever, I never got the chance to take the baby's for example in my liv Maritza Apr 29, 2014 12:33 PM
[Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC-list] anyone available/want to drive to Copia to pick up chicks with me tomorrow? - Molly Apr 27, 2014 5:14 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I have fertile eggs. Mike Brooklyn Chicken Feed [masked] Brooklyn Chicken F. Apr 25, 2014 1:02 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I was going to get a rooster to hang out with my hens for a weekend, maybe play some Barry White and Luther Vandross in the hen house On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 10:34 AM, carrie Chris C. Apr 25, 2014 11:45 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I would not try the water trick. Removing the eggs from under the hen has worked for me Simone F. Mogul Simone M. Apr 25, 2014 11:33 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - What does a rooster have to do with a hot party? Roosters don't belong in parties . What's this about?? ------------------------------­-------------- On Fri, 4/25/14, Chris Coulthrust wrote: Subject: Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken carrie Apr 25, 2014 11:24 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - Mypetchicken.com sells fertilized eggs and doesn't make you but as much as the other companies do. margarita Apr 25, 2014 11:04 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - yeah i was thinking about getting a rooster for a hot party weekend , where can I buy fertilized eggs On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 11:20 PM, margarita < Chris C. Apr 25, 2014 10:54 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I heard to dunk them in a cold bucket of water or place ice cubes in the nesting boxes to stop broodyness. I have 3 broody hens and im about to try Jus & Z. Apr 25, 2014 10:37 AM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I have successfully a number of times placed day old chicks under my broody silkies at night and she has woken up believing her eggs hatched out. Just segregate her to prot Maggie Apr 25, 2014 8:48 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - Hi all . I'm moving to Florida May 16 and would like to give my 2 leghorns to a good home. They are not vaccinated. I have had them since last June Cynthia Apr 24, 2014 10:21 PM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - No a broody chicken will not necessarily accept chicks- but margarita Apr 24, 2014 9:47 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - Do you think having chicks would help with my broody chicken ? On Thu, Apr 24, 2014 at 7:29 PM, Tim Davis < Chris C. Apr 24, 2014 8:46 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I'll take them... Just order my coop, nice size backyard in Brooklyn =) Sent from my iPhone On Apr 24, 2014, at 8:29 PM, Tim D user 1. Apr 24, 2014 8:38 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - I just bought 6 chicks up in CT (there was a 6 chick minimum.) They're RI Reds and some Red cross. I can only keep 3 to add to our existing 5. Would anyone like 3 very cute chicks? We live in Windsor Terrace in Brookl Tim D. Apr 24, 2014 8:28 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - Sorry I don't know anyone that has that breed. Sent from my iPhone On Apr 10, 2014, at 8:29 PM, "Molly" < Kathy Apr 10, 2014 9:55 PM
[Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] anyone selling vaccinated Easter Eggers? - Molly Apr 10, 2014 8:29 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - I have a car and drive to pick up On chick day! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 4, 2014, at 6:10 PM, Melina B Cynthia Apr 4, 2014 8:28 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - Hi! Can I order Easter egger a with you guys? Cindy floyd Sent from my iPhone On Cynthia Apr 4, 2014 8:26 PM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - Molly Apr 4, 2014 7:43 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - Molly Apr 4, 2014 7:38 PM
Saturday 4/5/14 Chick Days! - Join your sistwr Meetup members at Copia Chick Days in South Salem NY. More information at www.meetup.com/chickens1 here is the text of the invite: Melina B. Apr 4, 2014 6:16 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - there are many places having chick days...benedicts in Monroe CT and tomorrow Copia nursery in south salem NY has a big chick day (I will be there with members of my meetup) why not rent a car for the price of the shipping and go to a chick Melina B. Apr 4, 2014 6:10 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - If you want to know i find a place over the internet the sell minimun of 5 or 10 . I order 10 and i mix from two breed, they are happy chicken and i didnt have a problem with the shipping Maritza S Maritza Apr 4, 2014 3:39 PM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] sharing an order of chicks? - Maybe when will you be ordering and which types of chicks we Kathy Apr 4, 2014 3:30 PM
sharing an order of chicks? - Would anyone be interested in going in on an order of chicks? I know there are hatcheries that allow small shipments, but I figure the larger the order, the warmer the chicks will be during shipment. -Molly Molly Apr 4, 2014 1:51 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: Need for Feed - Yes mike [masked] Sent from Yahoo! Mail on Android Brooklyn Chicken F. Mar 7, 2014 3:23 PM
Re: Need for Feed - Is it Mike who has the chicken feed on offer on this board? Suddenly I need to know. Let me have your contact info if you have layer pellets or scratch for sale. Than Maggie G. Mar 7, 2014 1:50 PM
Bow? - Dear Chicken Friends, My young Red Star hen just started laying. She is still very low on th Alison M. Mar 6, 2014 11:13 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Important Document - DON'T CLICK tHE LINK!!!! Sent from my iPhone On Mar 4, 2014, at 9:30 AM, sandi < s Diane Mar 4, 2014 10:35 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Egg/soil lead tests for 8th grade science fair project - Wow,I am genuinely impressed with the question. sandi Feb 20, 2014 9:15 AM
Egg/soil lead tests for 8th grade science fair project - Hello members of the backyard chicken community! Molly Feb 19, 2014 7:32 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Blue-Kote - Hi Alison. Give Mike a call. He may have some. What's the update? She's in the house, right? On Feb 12,[masked]:28 PM, "Alison Morea" < alison.morea@ve Sherrill (Kratenstein) C. Feb 13, 2014 10:22 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - Yes! I have 4 giant frizzle cochins and 2 smaller ones. I also have 4 quail. I have a bunch more eggs hatching in maybe a week. They are turning out very nicely. stay warm and safe. Melina Melina B. Feb 12, 2014 10:09 PM
Blue-Kote - Hi Backyard Chickeners, Does anyone in Brooklyn (or maybe Manhattan) have any Blue-Kote I could borrow short term? Or buy from you? I'm ordering some but it will t Alison M. Feb 12, 2014 7:28 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - Hello Melissa, Yes they do fight. As I discovered that out of 44 chickens, 11 are rooster thats 25%, I guess I got lucky. but one of the rooster wasn't that lucky. I found one of my rooster dead, so now I have t Julio Feb 11, 2014 1:17 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - Thank you melina you always help . How is your baby chicken doing? They are born yet? Maritza On Feb 11,[masked]:27 PM, "Melina Brown" < d Maritza Feb 11, 2014 12:29 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - Also, a rooster should not be allowed to be outside at 5AM. you must put him in a dark crate or lock him in the coop with windows covered and dont let him out till a reasonable hour. I keep roosters and guinea hens and peafowl, which are al Melina B. Feb 11, 2014 12:28 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - if you look on my meetup discussion boards there is a rooster folder with some good options. www.meetup.com/chickens1 Half of all chickens born are roosters and they need 8-10 hens each to b Melina B. Feb 11, 2014 12:26 PM
Re: SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - Preview not available Martha Feb 11, 2014 8:51 AM
SOS if you know where we can give away a rooster. - We live in staten island and one of my chicken turn to be a rooster :( he is signing from 5 am sharp ontime every day, that person that sell my chicken will take this friday, i was wondering if any body know a place that we can do today or tomorrow? My ne Maritza Feb 10, 2014 10:52 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Its way long and I'm afraid that it is too late. If it happens again, just pay attention to the membrane to see if its "zipped" which is what I was saying about them breathing into the membrane and it getting hard.  Its always Melina B. Jan 31, 2014 8:59 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - It first started breaking out on Tuesday evening so it is now the 3rd complete day. It has enlarged the whole somewhat but it still seems no where near getting out. The chirps are not as often or loud now. It seems it won't make it. I a user 9. Jan 31, 2014 4:56 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Tom- It can take up to 2 days for them to hatch but they will be screwed up if its the maximum time. Overnight usually is the max that is needed for a normal chick . If you help at this point you may end up with a crippled chick, Its us Melina B. Jan 31, 2014 12:51 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Melina, I have barred rocks and buff orp hens. One of the orps turned out to be a roo. My neighbors said they didn't mind and since I wasn't finding any place to get rid of him that was acceptable to me  ( I can butcher him myself i user 9. Jan 31, 2014 10:15 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] 3 lovely gals need a new home - Hi Molly, We would love to give your girls a home!  Where are you located in NYC?  We've been raising chickens a bit over a year now, on Staten Island. We have 7 girls; Ozzy (black austrolop Debbie Jan 30, 2014 3:35 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] 3 lovely gals need a new home - They can come here if theyvd been vaccinated for mareks! Megan Paska [masked] > On Jan 30, 2014, at 2:53 PM, Molly Caldwell wrote: > > Hi everyone, > We have three gals - a Black Star (Betsy), an Easter Egger > ( MEGP Jan 30, 2014 2:58 PM
3 lovely gals need a new home - Hi everyone, We have three gals - a Black Star (Betsy), an Easter Egger (Barbarella), and a Buff Orpington (Winnie Honey Bear). Our building is a mess with two people claiming they have deeds to the property. We are in court with one of them and soon Molly C. Jan 30, 2014 2:53 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Its sometimes hard to get pure ones. The way you tell is that you feel for the little tail stub that chickens have. Its a piece of skin that tail feathers grow from. Real Araucanas dont have that piece of skin. I always hatched my o Melina B. Jan 30, 2014 12:42 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Thanks! I'd love to buy araucans Cynthia Jan 30, 2014 12:16 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - I am hoping to have hatching eggs this spring. I don't sell actual chickens. I do have turkey poults in spring and limited guineas...also duck hatching eggs. Melina B. Jan 30, 2014 11:01 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Melina, Will you be selling the araucans and/or the standard frizzle Cochins or are they just for your flock? Sent from my iPhone Cynthia Jan 30, 2014 10:41 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - No problem.Im usually down in the city quite a bit but have been sick and am waiting for the cold to break. If you have any problem I'm coming in to see a show on Sat in Hell's kitchen. I always try to keep various vaccines in my fr Melina B. Jan 30, 2014 9:00 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Hi Melina. I placed the order this morning which I had to do anyway. They were pretty certain it would make it next-day with np. Fortunately "she" (wishful thinking)  is taking her time and may not even make it out until tomorrow. user 9. Jan 29, 2014 9:15 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Poultry Vaccines - Tractor supply in CT may have it. You may have to travel. I may have some but Im also in CT, around an hour out of NYC. I have to check the date. On Tue, Jan 28, 2014 at 9:1 Melina B. Jan 29, 2014 1:15 PM
Poultry Vaccines - Hello everyone. Does anyone in the Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens, Nassau or Suffolk County areas know where I can get poultry vaccines? I have a chick just started to hatch 3 days before I expected and would like to get a Marek's vaccine on h user 9. Jan 28, 2014 8:39 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - user 9. Jan 27, 2014 5:47 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - user 9. Jan 27, 2014 5:45 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - user 9. Jan 27, 2014 5:42 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - Preview not available Lily Jan 26, 2014 2:19 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - Preview not available Sherrill (Kratenstein) C. Jan 26, 2014 11:07 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - Im there! What type of gallery is it? I have some urban landscape photography i'd like to get out there. Check my website below and let me know. Jus & Z. Jan 26, 2014 11:01 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] AN INVITATION - user 9. Jan 26, 2014 7:04 AM
Re: Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Three hens - Thanks so much, Sherrill. We're excited. I had planned to get chicks (or even fertile eggs) after we get back from a four day vacation in February, but if this works out, we Alison M. Jan 13, 2014 9:46 PM
Re: Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - HI Bronwyn, I think we can take your chickens off your hands. We've got a Silver Laced Wyndotte and a Americauna who are about the same age. Our coop is definitely big enough for five and our girls were happy Alexandra F. Jan 13, 2014 11:25 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Three hens - Hi Alison, We have introduced chicks into our flock without any problem (I'm in the Bronx). There is a technique, as with any new animal introduction, and I'm sure you can do it easily. Also, by the Spring, you will Sherrill (Kratenstein) C. Jan 13, 2014 11:21 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Three hens - Sorry for sending to full group. I meant to only send to Bronwyn. Thanks! Alison Alison M. Jan 13, 2014 11:21 AM
Three hens - Hi Bronwyn, Sorry to hear about your change in circumstances. We are interested. We had three chickens my son was given. My husband built a hen house, we got all supplie Alison M. Jan 13, 2014 11:14 AM
Re: Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Hi everyone, I have three chickens that I would like to re-home. All three are wonderful gals. I wish I could keep them but after a break up I'm having a hard time managing everything on my own. The th Bronwyn Jan 13, 2014 11:03 AM
Re: Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Martha,  Thanks for the info. I already ordered one.  Do you guys sell the eggs, I'm getting over 60 eggs a week.I can only eat one or two a day.   Julio Jan 13, 2014 10:55 AM
Re: Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - There really is no threat of fire with an electric water heater. You can see the type of thing I'm referring to here (no affiliation) Martha Jan 13, 2014 10:13 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold weather today - Hello, take a sharp knife, get a pot with hot water. a large plastic bag, take the rooster upside down. put his head inside the plastic bag, and part of the body, say the following. Thank you for the food I am about to receive. slice the ch Julio Jan 10, 2014 12:49 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold weather today - Idk what neighborhood you are in but Harbor Freight has way better prices and equal quality on the tarps. Idk how you usin them, but i purchased ey Jus & Z. Jan 10, 2014 10:39 AM
Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - thanks for the water heater idea, but I don't feel comfortable with electric wires so close to the chickens, last thing I want is a fire in the coop. I have the chicken lady change the water daily, that solve the temporary problem. The Julio Jan 10, 2014 10:38 AM
Re: Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Thought I would add my $.02 here. I used to get all worried about the cold until I visited a flock in Western MA. Their "coop" was ha Martha Jan 10, 2014 9:50 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Sorry to hear that. I only had my girls for less than 6 months, but i noticed every on every forum these chicken keepers are outta their minds lol. People are always biased one way or the next. Backyardchickens.com i found had some of the best advice fo Jus & Z. Jan 10, 2014 9:41 AM
Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Sorry to hear that Diane!  We do insulate our coop and have for 3 years with no trouble, however, I always leave a cracked door in the hen house, make sure the bedding is dry, scoop all the poop, and wipe down the walls before bed if t Molly C. Jan 10, 2014 12:51 AM
Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Diane B. Jan 10, 2014 12:03 AM
Re: RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Great ideas and thoughts everyone!!! Awesome. I have a heated water bowl for my feral cats (outside wild/street cats) and it freezes up as well with these temps, so I took anothe Dr. Jackie P. Jan 8, 2014 12:37 PM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Preview not available Sherrill (Kratenstein) C. Jan 8, 2014 12:35 AM
Re: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - Preview not available Melina B. Jan 7, 2014 9:56 PM
RE: [Just-Food-City-Chicken-Meetup­-NYC] Extreme cold! - please read this peoples and join this site of you can. A lot to learn and a lot to gain........... Maggie Jan 7, 2014 9:39 PM

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