The Backyard Coop http://www.backyardcoop.com Chronicling our chickens Sat, 08 Nov 2014 21:46:43 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2012/06/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2012-06-29/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2012/06/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2012-06-29/#comments Fri, 29 Jun 2012 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2012/06/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2012-06-29/ Shade + fresh water RT @tourdcoop: temps will be soaring way over 100 this weekend in the SE, how do you keep your hens cool? #

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  • Shade + fresh water RT @tourdcoop: temps will be soaring way over 100 this weekend in the SE, how do you keep your hens cool? #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/#comments Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #

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  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-29 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29-2/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29-2/#comments Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-29/ From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #

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  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22: It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chi… http://bit.ly/a2YC6q #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22-2/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22-2/#comments Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22-2/ It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? # This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #

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  • It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? #
  • This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-22 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22/#comments Fri, 22 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-22/ It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? # This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #

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  • It's been 5 weeks since I've seen any eggs, now chickens pooping in nestboxes. Could they be freaked out by construction at my neighbors? #
  • This is ridiculous … Chickens The Entry-Level 'Drug' To Livestock Hoarding http://bit.ly/bXObdK #chickens #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-10-01 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-01/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-01/#comments Fri, 01 Oct 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/10/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-10-01/ Thanks to @BarJD for the #FF in reply to BarJD # For some, backyard chickens are a way to 'keep it local' http://t.co/8QBVEw5 #chickens # About 3 weeks with no eggs as the broodiness continues. Today, I bought eggs for the first time in a couple of months. #chickens # @Emma_Peacock @MommysPen It's definitely [...]

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  • Thanks to @BarJD for the #FF in reply to BarJD #
  • For some, backyard chickens are a way to 'keep it local' http://t.co/8QBVEw5 #chickens #
  • About 3 weeks with no eggs as the broodiness continues. Today, I bought eggs for the first time in a couple of months. #chickens #
  • @Emma_Peacock @MommysPen It's definitely a bummer and looking forward to getting eggs again, even if I have to wait until the spring. in reply to Emma_Peacock #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-09-17 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-17/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-17/#comments Fri, 17 Sep 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-17/ The Importance of Water: http://bit.ly/cKUAUa via @MurrayMcMurray #chickens # #FF @MurrayMcMurray @WendyENThomas @BrinseaUS @henthusiasts @ChickensOnCam #chickens # Not much to report: Chickens still broody, no eggs for almost a week now. # @Emma_Peacock Someone needs to tell them we have omelets to make! in reply to Emma_Peacock #

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  • The Importance of Water: http://bit.ly/cKUAUa via @MurrayMcMurray #chickens #
  • #FF @MurrayMcMurray @WendyENThomas @BrinseaUS @henthusiasts @ChickensOnCam #chickens #
  • Not much to report: Chickens still broody, no eggs for almost a week now. #
  • @Emma_Peacock Someone needs to tell them we have omelets to make! in reply to Emma_Peacock #
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    Twitter “Weekly” Updates for 2010-09-03 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-03/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-03/#comments Fri, 03 Sep 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/09/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-09-03/ Two of the #chickens still broody. The past 3 nights I've lifted them out of the nestbox to put them up on the perch. They are quite ornery. # From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27: #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @We… http://bit.ly/dkyiqs #chickens # Once again, 1 egg yesterday. After dark, I've been [...]

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  • Two of the #chickens still broody. The past 3 nights I've lifted them out of the nestbox to put them up on the perch. They are quite ornery. #
  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27: #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @We… http://bit.ly/dkyiqs #chickens #
  • Once again, 1 egg yesterday. After dark, I've been taking the 2 broody #chickens out of their nestbox and putting them on their perch. #
  • @jackie_blkwell I really can't block the nest boxes – I have 2 other chickens, 1 of which is laying. And not ready to deal with chicks yet. in reply to jackie_blkwell #
  • Chickens laid 9 eggs this week after 18 the week before. I guess with half of them gone broody, that was to be expected. #
  • This letter writer has some good points, but I mostly disagree http://t.co/yzQnAEy #chickens #
  • 7th straight day of just 1 egg. My egg reserves are down to 2, the lowest it's been in about 3 weeks. #
  • @Mom2Punkadus I've got 2 broodies, and I'm not sure if both of the other 2 are laying, or just 1. It's hard to tell those 2 apart. in reply to Mom2Punkadus #
  • @mendiola32 As recently as less than 2 weeks ago I got 3 eggs in 5 out of 6 days from my 4 hens. in reply to mendiola32 #
  • @mendiola32 Two of them have gone broody, they are spending the whole day in the nestbox. Apparently the Brahma breed can get rather broody. in reply to mendiola32 #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-27 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-27/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-27/#comments Fri, 27 Aug 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-27/ #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @WendyENThomas @spicycauldron #chickens # From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-20: I found this book very helpful as I got started wit… http://bit.ly/aKG6bS #chickens # Couple of broody hens… #chickens http://twitpic.com/2h7t1a # Total of 18 eggs last week, up from 15 last week and 6 the week before. #chickens [...]

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  • #FF @heather_perara @Mom2Punkadus @henthusiasts @WendyENThomas @spicycauldron #chickens #
  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-20: I found this book very helpful as I got started wit… http://bit.ly/aKG6bS #chickens #
  • Couple of broody hens… #chickens http://twitpic.com/2h7t1a #
  • Total of 18 eggs last week, up from 15 last week and 6 the week before. #chickens #
  • Two of my pullets (now 5 weeks old) are sitting in a nest box together, even though it is after dark and there are no eggs under them. #
  • Oops, realized I wrote "5 weeks old", but meant "5 months old". It would be pretty amazing if they were laying at 5 weeks! #
  • @jackie_blkwell Thanks for the advice! I moved them up to the roosting pole. They weren't too cranky about it. in reply to jackie_blkwell #
  • @WendyENThomas I made a quiche last week with ham & mozzarella, and will probably try the same recipe using bacon instead of ham this week. in reply to WendyENThomas #
  • Bacon mozzarella quiche made with 6 bantam eggs! #chickens http://twitpic.com/2hky5u #
  • Wow, over 300 followers. Thanks everyone! #
  • Kind of disappointed, only 1 egg today, first 1-egg day in over a week. The chickens are spending a lot of time in the nest boxes though. #
  • Another 1-egg day. Only 6 eggs in the past 4 days (2 in the past 2) after getting 11 in a 4-day span last week. Should I be concerned? #
  • .@robynski I looked all over the coop, and did not find any eggs. This week, 2 of the chickens are spending almost all day in the nestboxes. #
  • @robynski Thanks for the tip and the compliment. I'll keep looking for those eggs. in reply to robynski #
  • Vet's view: Backyard chickens are fun, and lay the best eggs http://usat.me/39843334 #
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    Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-20 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-20/ http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-20/#comments Fri, 20 Aug 2010 17:53:00 +0000 http://www.backyardcoop.com/2010/08/twitter-weekly-updates-for-2010-08-20/ I found this book very helpful as I got started with my backyard chickens this year: How To Raise Chickens http://bit.ly/a3F5x9 # #FF @reddirtramblin @FowlVisions @MurrayMcMurray @ColinCox @FarmersAlmanac @BYChickens # From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-13: #FF @Ldyjarhead @WendyENThomas @eggUcation @Grand_L… http://bit.ly/bmUI2c #chickens # Thanks to @benrice23 and @reddirtramblin for the #ff [...]

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  • I found this book very helpful as I got started with my backyard chickens this year: How To Raise Chickens http://bit.ly/a3F5x9 #
  • #FF @reddirtramblin @FowlVisions @MurrayMcMurray @ColinCox @FarmersAlmanac @BYChickens #
  • From the blog: Twitter Weekly Updates for 2010-08-13: #FF @Ldyjarhead @WendyENThomas @eggUcation @Grand_L… http://bit.ly/bmUI2c #chickens #
  • Thanks to @benrice23 and @reddirtramblin for the #ff #
  • Check out my resources page for books, blogs and web sites on backyard chicken keeping: http://bit.ly/9nJ7T3 #chickens #
  • 3 more eggs today, and a total of 16 in the past 7 days! I think one pullet may not be laying yet though. Quiche anyone? #
  • It's very sad to see how little space commercial hens are given, even "cage free" ones. http://nyti.ms/cMezX2 #
  • I just figured out that my small coop could accommodate 38 hens according to United Egg Producers' cage-free guidelines. Just sickens me. #
  • 3 eggs already today, and still a few hours of daylight left, so a chance for 4 for the first time. Chickens seem to be getting broodier. #
  • @kempisosha I have 4 Brahma bantam hens, they are almost 5 months old. They started laying about 2 1/2 weeks ago. in reply to kempisosha #
  • @heather_perara Congrats on the eggs! Have your chickens been acting weird for the past week or two? in reply to heather_perara #
  • A couple of the chickens seem to be getting broody, one of them has been sitting in the nest box about 4 hours and counting. #
  • First back-to-back 3-egg days! #chickens #eggs #
  • Fresh Eggs A Bit Hit In Bed-Stuy http://bit.ly/9YMbTG #chickens #
  • Backyard chickens gain popularity – Jacksonville Daily News http://bit.ly/dnHcTs #
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