hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: Baby chics update...

Are your chicks all the same kind?  I've found a lot of variation in
behavior from one breed to another, but not so much in attitude. One of our
friendliest chicks turned out to be our meanest rooster. Oscar used to ride
on Bill's shoulder when he was doing chores. He later would attack and flail
away at us for no apparent reason.

Re the drought: The lake that serves as the reservoir for our part of the
state (and provides water downstream for navigation, water for other cities
and preservation of several endangered species) is losing a foot of water
per day. It's almost as low as it was when they were first filling it after
building the dam.


----- Original Message ----- From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, October 05, 2007 10:12 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Baby chics update...

Well, I have three hens and a rooster, and five babies - and I'm not sure
if they will be chickens or roosters!!!  I don't know how to sex them when
they are this young.  But I will tell you that I'm pretty sure two of them
are hens because of the way they scratch around.  And the youngest (and
tiniest of all) is a rooster I think.  He chases the guineas (that are 4
or 5 times his size) and other chics around like he's boss hog.  He
reminds me of that little chicken hawk up against Foghorn Leghorn.  He
just has no fear and does NOT want to be handled, thank you very much.

Wow..your drought situation sounds pretty bad Daryl.  I'll try to send
some rain your way!!

To sign-off this list, send email to majordomo@hort.net with the

Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement