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by Silverlacedmom
Thu Aug 10, 2017 4:41 pm
Forum: Humour
Topic: Not qualified to raise chickens anymore .
Replies: 16
Views: 731

Re: Not qualified to raise chickens anymore .

Thats great...LOL! But I am guilty of some of the things he listed...I call my males Roos...Its just cute, sorry! And I have taken so many pictures of my chickens because THEY ARE SO DARN CUTE!!!!!! Hehehe....
by Silverlacedmom
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:06 pm
Forum: Behaviour
Topic: New bird introduction
Replies: 4
Views: 334

Re: New bird introduction

Bless his heart!
by Silverlacedmom
Wed Jul 26, 2017 3:02 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: File this under gross.
Replies: 20
Views: 1032

Re: File this under gross.

=shiver= Yea we are suppose to live above the "tick line" where ticks dont come up this far north, that ends down in the Dryden area, we are 3 hours north of there. We had friends that got ticks on their dogs this year...I always keep my furkids on frontlined in the summer months just because they r...
by Silverlacedmom
Sun Jul 23, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Unexplained.Unexplainable Death
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Re: Unexplained.Unexplainable Death

Thank you for all the kind words =group hug= I spent extra time with Dreamy by laying in bed and letting her sleep and cuddle in my hand before putting her with her buddies at night, now I will have to show love to the other two...maybe I shouldnt favorite one bird like I did...makes it more heart w...
by Silverlacedmom
Sun Jul 23, 2017 2:08 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Unexplained.Unexplainable Death
Replies: 10
Views: 520

Unexplained.Unexplainable Death

Well this is just...heartbreaking. Dreamy aka Dreamsicle, my personal favorite baby Serama passed away this morning. She was perfectly fine, chirping and eating with the rest of the crew. I went in the house for a while, and went to go check on them (they are in a tractor set up right now) and there...
by Silverlacedmom
Wed Jul 19, 2017 2:35 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Beak Deformed
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Beak Deformed

We let the little one "go" yesterday. We tried to shift it back to place but when doing so we realized even if it was put back in the right spot the whole beak was deformed to the point it wasn't going to help. We didn't want it to suffer as who knows how that feels to the bird to have the lower jaw...
by Silverlacedmom
Sun Jul 16, 2017 1:20 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Beak Deformed
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Beak Deformed

Suggest vitamin deficiency , get some infant liquid multivitamins and give them that in their water. If its a deficiency it should help. I give them a small amount of "Electrolyte Plus" in their water, which is "Vitamin and Electrolyte Water Soluble Powder for Chickens, Turkey, Swine, Cattle, Sheep...
by Silverlacedmom
Fri Jul 14, 2017 6:24 pm
Forum: I'm New Here Introductions
Topic: New to PTO
Replies: 15
Views: 713

Re: New to PTO

Welcome to PTO :)
by Silverlacedmom
Fri Jul 14, 2017 5:58 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Beak Deformed
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Beak Deformed

Ummm...another one of the chicks is developing "knuckling over" of his foot...and is tripping over itself...

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Different than the one with the beak issue.
by Silverlacedmom
Fri Jul 14, 2017 2:29 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Beak Deformed
Replies: 13
Views: 620

Re: Beak Deformed

Thanks for the replies~! Its even worse today than when I wrote the post...poor thing! These guys wont be used for breeding...Im not sure how to really trim it as its the bottom part thats shifted away from the straight top part of the beak...Scared we might do more harm than good? Ill try to get a ...