This group is intended to create a community for people who either have chickens or are thinking seriously about getting chickens. You should join if you like the idea of fresh eggs, local, ethical food and enjoy sharing your life with the amazing creatures that hens and roosters are. We also have the most awesome message board under the discussion tab, by joining you get to share your experiences and  and ask and hear from others.

We are a very diverse family of chicken lovers and welcome you with open arms!


ps, we offer great events most of them completely free. However, donations to run this community are greatly appreciated. You can click on the "chip in" button right below this area, OR pay thru paypal thru this link,

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    "If anyone has standing water/water garden/fountain­ here are a couple of ways to eliminate mosquito issues: 1) mosquito fish - I have no idea what their real name is, but they are available for free from your local Vector Control District http://www.g..."

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    Jennifer D.

    "My friendly Buff Orpington is 8 weeks old and isn't crowing yet, but looking more manly each and every day. No roosters allowed in my area so he must find a new home. I'm in Long Beach and will deliver in the area. Hatched approximately 2/27/15...."

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    Janet M. Janet M. replied to Fowl pox? Any thing to do about it? (latest of 2)
    Janet M.

    "Amanda, vaccination can be done at any age, so you could vaccinate your older girls. Commercial operations usually vaccinated at 4 weeks of age , and the pullets are vaccinated 1-2 months before production begins...."

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    JJ JJ replied to Fowl pox? Any thing to do about it? (latest of 3)
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    "So exciting! Please post some pics. Last year I had 9 broody hens, arrggghhhh. Sunday I have another small incubator hatch, no broodies yet, thankfully. Maybe I'll be ready again later in the year =)"

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    Amanda G Amanda G replied to Fowl pox? Any thing to do about it? (latest of 4)
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    Amanda G

    "Where did you get it ?? And how do you administer? My girls are all over 3 so should I just do fowl pox???"

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    joAnn O joAnn O replied to Fowl pox? Any thing to do about it? (latest of 3)
    5 days ago
    joAnn O

    "Thanks JJ, Unfortunately my basement is freakishly dark to confine any critter in there unless they really do require R&R. I opted to bring the girl with the pox in & cross my fingers that the others don't contract it. I have a mixed flock of..."

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