A chicken will eat about anything. Mostly they like corn, oats, and other grains. I have seen chickens eat all kinds of fruit and even meat.
Baby ducks can swim as soon as they are born. (hatched) In the wild the mother pushes them out of the nest right away and leads them to the water. That is the safest place for them to be.
Most if not all chickens lay only one egg per day. You will find an occasional chicken laying 2 eggs in a day but that is very rare. Most generally when chickens get old they will lay larger eggs, and sometimes they will have double yolks.
A few things can make a chicken quit laying. The biggest reason is day length. When the days get shorter the hens will quit laying. To prevent this put a light in the hen house and make sure there is 12 hours of light a day. A lack of food and water also will cause them to … Read more