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Scratch & Peck Organic Feeds Now Available! - Laura Nov 1, 2014 10:30 AM
MEETINGS - When & where does this group meet? Thanks, Fran Fran B. Oct 20, 2014 7:38 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - I have had chickens for many years, Usually keeping around 200 layers while my four children were growing up as egg sal Lee Oct 18, 2014 10:53 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Thank you clearing this up. I was told Purina but I feed the Dump brand . On Oct 18,[masked]:42 AM, "Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd Farm)" < [address removed] > wrot Kristina P. W. Oct 18, 2014 10:44 AM
Feeding chickens & Nutrition - I have had chickens for many years, Usually keeping around 200 layers while my four children were growing up as egg sales were the source of their allowances.  I paid for all the feed, they Lee Oct 18, 2014 10:04 AM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Laura Oct 18, 2014 10:04 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - I use Scratch and Peck feed in the winter.  18%, non-gmo organic feed.  It is expensive and shipping is a pain.  My ladies lay nice eggs all winter long though with no lights or any other help...well the occasional meal worm treat. Greg H. Oct 18, 2014 10:00 AM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Laura Oct 18, 2014 9:26 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Oct 18, 2014 8:42 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Rooster Free - I can take the roosters for you and use them as pets, breeding stock, and also re-home them to a very nice home. "HELP Sumner Bird Farm For Our Community"---> www.gofundme.com/Help-Sumner-Byrd-Farm "Online Order/Inquiry Request" --> www.s Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Oct 18, 2014 7:42 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Purina Omega layer pellets should be fed to chickens that are laying.  On Oct 18,[masked]:37 AM, "Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd Farm)" < [address removed] > wrote Kristina P. W. Oct 18, 2014 7:42 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Oct 18, 2014 7:40 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Oct 18, 2014 7:37 AM
Rooster Free - I've been trying to rehome one of two Roos. He is about 9 months, very protective. He and his brothers were hatched at my school and I've committed to caring for them until I can find homes. I really need one of them gone because they fight like crazy and Meneca Oct 18, 2014 7:12 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Weather change! They stop laying when days get shorter and colder at night, give them laying mash and put a light on them, they will lay. Se Ray B. Oct 18, 2014 7:08 AM
chickens available - Hey Gang,just wanted to let everyone know about some chickens that are available on craigslst Golden comets 18 weeks old for $6 each in Sims NC.You will need to call him,his number is posted I bought Billy G. Oct 17, 2014 7:32 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Hi Lisa, I have a buff orp hen also. she is about 2 and Paul Oct 17, 2014 7:06 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Hi Ryan, Would you be willing to separate the herbs hens? I would like the Buffs Or Lisa L. Oct 17, 2014 2:08 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - i really, really need a coop. what would you sell it for? Barbara d. Oct 17, 2014 1:25 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Thank you everyone for the flurry of responses!  All six chickens have been adopted. I'm going to miss them, but I'm glad they're going to a good home, and I look forward to raising chickens again when I get Ryan S. Oct 17, 2014 11:21 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] 6 hens free to a good home - Hey Ryan- I'd be interested if someone hasn't beat me to the punch. I live in Knightdale and could come this evening or tomorrow sometime. Just let me know. My email is [address removed] if you rather write me there - Thanks ! --------------- Chris Oct 17, 2014 10:57 AM
6 hens free to a good home - Hi fellow chicken families, My wife and I are separating and need to find a home for our six hens... Less than one year old: 2 ISA Brown, 1 Buff Orpington About 2 years old: 1 Barred Rock (She Ryan S. Oct 17, 2014 10:52 AM
Bull City Coop Tour October 18, Volunteers Needed - Hello Everyone, Sorry Danielle M. Oct 17, 2014 7:52 AM
Bull City Coop Tour October 18, 2014- Volunteers Needed - Hello All, Bull City Coop Tour is this weekend, hope to see you some of you out.  I am looking for a couple of volunteers to help with one coop, in downtown Durham.  No experience necessary! Danielle M. Oct 17, 2014 7:24 AM
Bull City Coop Tour October 18, Be on the Tour & Volunteers Needed - Hello Everyone, Just wanted to let you know the Bull City Chicken Coop Tour is coming up on October 18th.  Do you live in Durham and have a permitted coop?  We would Danielle M. Sep 17, 2014 1:57 PM
WE ARE ONE HEN SHORT - We are looking for one young hen who is light in color to replace our dear Delaware. Fran B. Jun 27, 2014 8:50 AM
White Rooster Free To Good Home - White rooster was in a group of Americauna chicks I bought last year and I would like to Lone S. Jun 18, 2014 5:48 PM
Local Coop Tours - Raleigh's application deadline 2/28 - The annual Raleigh Tour d'coop is one of my favorite times of the year!   Mark May 17th on your calendar.   Also, if you're a chicken owner in Raleigh or Cary, you can apply to be on the tour via this link-- http://tourdcoop.c Kristen Feb 23, 2014 11:19 PM
Help Sumner-Byrd Farm for our community. - Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 15, 2014 6:36 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Volunteer Needed Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Preview not available Danielle M. Oct 17, 2013 8:41 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Volunteer Needed Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Hi!! Well feel free if you y'all want to come by, you are welcome. Just for fun.. Don't need to volunteer. Yikes, ju Danielle M. Oct 17, 2013 8:39 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Volunteer Needed Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Oops I work till 12, but could possibly do 1-3pm Christy On Oct 17, 2013, at 7:29 AM, Danielle MIchaels < Christy D. Oct 17, 2013 7:40 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Volunteer Needed Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Danielle I could try and help. I miss my hens terribly! Christy On Oct 17, 2013, at 7:29 AM, Danielle MIchae Christy D. Oct 17, 2013 7:39 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Volunteer Needed Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Hello Everyone, The Bull City Coop tour is looking for volunteers to greet tour visitors at the front of the houses. Danielle M. Oct 17, 2013 7:29 AM
Bull City Coop Tour, Chickenstock Festival and Eggalicous - Danielle M. Oct 16, 2013 3:44 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - Preview not available Christy D. Aug 11, 2013 8:55 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - Thanks Christie; I may need a chicken sitter in October and Bev M. Aug 11, 2013 8:34 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - Just wanted to share with the group; I already shared with Danielle.  This is a link to my pet sitter and chicken sitter while I'm out of town.  She is very compassionate and I've used her for four years: Denise Aug 11, 2013 12:37 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - So nice talking with you. Ill look forward to seeing you tomorrow. Christy Shine On Aug 5, 201 Christy D. Aug 5, 2013 6:06 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Aug 5, 2013 6:03 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - What do you vaccinate your birds for, specifically?   Kelly B. Aug 5, 2013 5:46 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Aug 5, 2013 5:37 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - I invite all of you to check out our small family company based in Davidson NC. Our company, The Chicken Fountain ha Frank C. Aug 5, 2013 5:29 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - https://www.facebook.com/Backy­ardCritterSitter On Mon, Aug 5, 2013 at 5:20 PM, Kelly Burgess < Greg H. Aug 5, 2013 5:29 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - I wasn't going to say anything until someone mentioned about a good opportunity for small business. By having someone come over to your place to check on your chickens your risking the health of your birds. Lets say someone goes to chec Jacki Aug 5, 2013 5:27 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - I do! Christy Shine [masked] Sent from my iPhone On Aug 5, 2013, at 5:02 PM, Danielle MIchaels < Christy D. Aug 5, 2013 5:14 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Chicken sitter - Actually, this is a good opportunity for a small biz , since we've also contemplated needing someone Kelly B. Aug 5, 2013 5:04 PM
Chicken sitter - Does anyone know of a pet sitter who also looks after chickens?    I am looking for someone to come over to check on my cats and chickens this weekend.   I live in Raleigh/Durham near Brier Cre Danielle M. Aug 5, 2013 5:02 PM
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Re: Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - put me on your mailing/reminder list, please ----- Original Message ----- From: "Frank Hyman" To: Sent: Thursday, January 17,[masked]:39 AM Subject: Re: R Barbara d. Jan 17, 2013 6:11 PM
Re: Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - I write the Coop Builder column for Chickens magazine and I'm a carpenter and designer and will be hosting a workshop at my place in downtown Durham about designing and building coops and runs that are low-maintenance and look decent. The workshop will be Frank H. Jan 17, 2013 11:38 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Susan, I have a coop but I am in need for someone to build a run for me. Could you send me the name of your friend w Danielle M. Jan 16, 2013 1:34 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - I have a friend who built a second coop for me based on pictures for about a third of what I paid for my pricey Amish one. It is nestled in an area of my b Susan J W. Jan 15, 2013 11:36 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Thank you all for the responses, both on the list and off! I'm catching up and absorbing all the info. :)  As for the HOA, I was really surprised! The covenants don't mention animals so I emailed the HOA man Amanda I. Jan 12, 2013 8:40 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping -  Barbara d. Jan 12, 2013 6:48 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - I love Carolina Coops.  Their coops are top quality and made to last.  I've worked with them on a few design ideas.  They offer coops designed for the deep litter method which means cleaning it out once a year!  Now here's what I rea Kristen Jan 11, 2013 8:47 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Amanda, user 3. Jan 11, 2013 3:37 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - I'm glad to hear the positive review to counter what was posted online (which must be taken with a grain of salt, just like any online reviews).  Ashley, your experience is right on par with mine, even though we haven't purchased anything from Luk Nicole W. Jan 11, 2013 9:37 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 10, 2013 9:39 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 10, 2013 9:29 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Bob Davis - Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 10, 2013 9:29 PM
Bob Davis - Does anyone have Bob Davis email? I have a friend that wants to get chickens this spring and wants to go to his class Annette Jan 10, 2013 8:02 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping -   barbara w. Jan 10, 2013 6:13 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - user 1. Jan 10, 2013 5:56 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - I can personally vouch for All Cooped Up, and know of another family in downtown Raleigh that will be happy to be a reference for them as well. The owner, Luke, helped my husband and I tremendously when picking out Ashley D. Jan 10, 2013 4:46 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - The coops look really nice BUT I looked these guys up on Bev M. Jan 10, 2013 4:17 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Mari Jan 10, 2013 4:08 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Amanda, I'm new to the group and this is my f Randy D. Jan 10, 2013 3:44 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 10, 2013 3:40 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping -  Roy Sumner (Sumner-Byrd F. Jan 10, 2013 3:35 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] New to chicken keeping - Hi Amanda - I recommend All Cooped Up in Knightdale.  https://www.facebook.com/AllCo­opedUpRaleigh?ref=ts&fref=­ts   I haven't ordered from them yet but had a nice l Nicole W. Jan 10, 2013 3:31 PM
New to chicken keeping - Hi Everyone! I have been thinking about keeping hens for awhile but was finally given the ok by my HOA. :) I missed the 101 meetings in the fall. I've been educating myself on BYC and also thanks to wonderful friends with lots of experi Amanda I. Jan 10, 2013 1:33 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - I love watching and talking to my chickens. Enjoy. Have fun! Christy Sent from my iPad Christy D. Jan 6, 2013 11:02 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - I'm not worried about the eggs right now, I understood it w Bev M. Jan 6, 2013 9:05 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - Sent from my iPhone On Jan 6, 2013, at 7:26 PM, Bev Mottershead < [address removed] > Christy D. Jan 6, 2013 7:29 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - If you get them as chicks in May they won't start laying until late Oct/Nov. On Sun, Jan 6, 2013 at 7:26 PM, Bev Mottershead < [address removed] > Alex Jan 6, 2013 7:29 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - Hi Fern - Yes, these will be my pets, my garde Bev M. Jan 6, 2013 7:25 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - Hi Bev I googled them to see lots of pictures, and they are very beautiful.  However, if you are buying straight run babies, 1/2 of them will be male.  If you split the order 3 ways, that's 5 each, at $75.00  Only 2 1/2 of that 5 wi Fern Jan 6, 2013 5:23 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - Agreed, but is is my understanding they are fairly uncommon Bev M. Jan 6, 2013 5:09 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - $15 per chicken is a lot of money! Christy Sent from my iPhone On Jan 6, 2013, at 4:13 PM, Bev Christy D. Jan 6, 2013 4:54 PM
RE: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] - Hi all - I am the newest member, I think. & Bev M. Jan 6, 2013 4:12 PM
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Please Sign Petition, Share Stories and attend Meeting on 12/11 to Support Raleigh Urban Agriculture - Lucy B. Dec 5, 2012 5:01 PM
Lets Talk Chicken Over Chicken - Hey Backyard Poultry Buffs, I'm in town for the American Livestock Breeds Conservancy Annual Conference. I will be teaching a workshop there tomorrow morning. I know it's very late notice, but if you would like to join me and my family for dinn Chicken W. Nov 8, 2012 5:21 PM
Meetup Group Dinner Ideas??? - Hey Backyard Poultry Buffs, I hope you will be able to attend the Chicken/Small Animal Swap at the Knightdale Tractor Supply on Monday evening! Bring any small animals you would like to sell or trade, and be prepared to take a few home too! Thi Chicken W. Jul 3, 2012 10:58 PM
Meetup Details Changed! Chicken/Small Animal Swap and Book Signing Event with the Chicken Whisperer® - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup.com/RaleighD­urhamBackyardPoultry/events/66­068332/ When : Chicken W. Jul 3, 2012 1:48 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] need some help - Thanks so much Bob! Julie Jun 15, 2012 10:50 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] need some help - Good Evening Julie: I just read your well written synopsis of Fibreactive. You have my vote! You know where your bootstraps are, and I admire that. Keep dreaming, it has served you well ! I wish you luck in your endea Bob N. Jun 15, 2012 10:42 PM
need some help - Hi everyone, I need some help on a big dream. I've applied for a small business grant that's being given by Julie Jun 15, 2012 10:12 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] Ameracuna Rooster looking for a home - Hi Michelle, My daughter is interested. Where us tour rooster from?  We normally would not take a rooster but she would like to breed her Ameraucana girls.  All our birds are 100% free range on our farm.  Call tomorrow if you want to talk. Elaine Jun 15, 2012 9:59 PM
Ameracuna Rooster looking for a home - Hi All - Gurgle, our 13 week old rooster, is looking for a new home. If you're i molamoladiver Jun 15, 2012 9:02 PM
Summer Farm Camp at Brier Creek Family Farm - Hello, I'm emailing your group because I thought that some of you might like the opportunity to send your kids to a farm camp for an amazing price deal through Groupon. I posted to your discussion boards, but it received very few views there and I Lee Jun 2, 2012 10:57 PM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] anybody you know???? - Very funny. Thanks for the video post. On Apr 26, 2012, at 8:28 AM, Lee wrote: Tamara C. Apr 26, 2012 8:51 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] anybody you know???? - Thought you might get a kick out of this.....chicken vs opossum. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v­=-3dzwUOoQrI Lee Apr 26, 2012 8:27 AM
Re: [The-Raleigh-Durham-Backyard-P­oultry-Meetup-Group] anybody you know???? - Just let her go free... in one of those areas where they do not allow chickens! LOL... Lee Apr 26, 2012 8:19 AM
anybody you know???? - Barbara d. Apr 26, 2012 8:12 AM
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