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by Penny
Wed Sep 19, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Dropped dead
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Re: Dropped dead

oh yes, i've had this happen....it's heart for sure. some of them are just not wired quite right....and they heart attack and fall off the roost in the dark. it's "affectionately" called "flip over disease"....commonly you find them on their backs....no struggle in sight if they are ground sleepers...
by Penny
Wed Sep 19, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Dropped dead
Replies: 8
Views: 150

Dropped dead

I walked into the coop this morning and there is a 12 weeks old rooster laying under the roost. Wings folded, tail splayed a little, no disturbance in the shavings under him. Just dropped dead from the roost as far as I can tell. Was very healthy yesterday. Checked the body over and no sign of mites...
by Penny
Mon Sep 17, 2018 8:31 am
Forum: Brooding and Broodies
Topic: I thought we were done...
Replies: 11
Views: 243

Re: I thought we were done...

lol...and Peach is trying to sit again too! Ahhhh! lol
Hmmm...fur & feather is soon too...maybe I should just find her some chicks...? lol
by Penny
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Photo Contest Submission
Topic: October photo contest submission
Replies: 1
Views: 21

Re: October photo contest submission

Dont think my photos came though....darn delayed internet connections!
by Penny
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:47 pm
Forum: Photo Contest Submission
Topic: October photo contest submission
Replies: 1
Views: 21

October photo contest submission

You DARE arrive without treats??
by Penny
Wed Sep 12, 2018 2:46 pm
Forum: Photo Contest Submission
Topic: October photo contest submission
Replies: 0
Views: 13

October photo contest submission

You DARE arrive without treats??
by Penny
Wed Sep 12, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Health
Topic: Leg Bands
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Leg Bands

On the topic of legbands...can someone point me to a guide of what size to order? Need some for my Ameraucana pullets/hens.
by Penny
Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:14 am
Forum: Health
Topic: Leg Bands
Replies: 8
Views: 128

Re: Leg Bands

That's an ouch! I've had a hen get the end of a plastic coil stuck in her leg. We had to bandage it. I'm looking into the velcro (hook and loop fastener) kind. But I would want to make my own. I was directed this link first (from a facebook group): https://www.amazon.ca/Onirii-Reusable-Fastening-Mi...
by Penny
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: Around the Waterer
Topic: Platitudes...
Replies: 14
Views: 217

Re: Platitudes...

If your gonna ride your high horse, their ain't no way to get down off it gracefully. If you ever find yourself in a hole, first thing to do is stop digging. Don't worry about bitin' off more'n you can chew; your mouth is probably a whole lot bigger'n you think. Good judgment comes from experience, ...
by Penny
Fri Sep 07, 2018 8:27 am
Forum: Photos
Topic: Pretty Blue Pullets!
Replies: 12
Views: 199

Re: Pretty Blue Pullets!

Why a splash roo? It will give you half splash offspring and lighten the blue offspring fading the lacing as well. Pretty pullets. I was looking for Splash this spring when I bought these, but could only find blue and black. I love the look of the splash. Would a blue cockeral produce a nicer splas...

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