I have one that I have been trying to break for 5 full days now after she has been on the nest for close to 50 days, come on get over it please. I take her out in the morning close the door she runs around chasing everyone acting nutty then late afternoon I open the door she runs back in and jumps in her shaving her nest has been messed with since I cleaned in there today, No egg and never has been. I want her to molt and get it over with.
I put 8qt into the bucket to make my ff I add to that 4 tab of Garlic and 3 tab of Oregano this is just my own recipe not something I saw somewhere. My math is awful so if you can figure that out. maybe for 6 cups a teaspoon of each ? add or take away mine don't seem to mind eating Italian lol
Boy Jo is not being nice, you'd think he'd be so happy about having another girl to shower his affections on, Do you let them free range? just wondering how he is with her then? Or is when they are all penned that he picks on her?
I think my hen is doing great her bumble is gone and foot looks good.
I wonder if there is some sort of record for how many days straight a duck was broody - I bet your gal is either about to break it or already has wow! And I am so gald your hen is all better - woohoo! That one I was concerned about was better really fast. The bumble was real small so I am sure I caught it super early. I am glad she didn't do a better job at hiding the ailment.
Yes our ducks free roam our property during the day. And yes Jo is mean to her no matter what way I put them. I'd say there's a TEENSY bit of progress; he just charges at her now and makes her run a little when she's comes near enough and he used to seek her out constantly and pull out feathers every chance he'd get. Here's a pic of Daisy out with a few of the ladies for an early evening driveway forage. I joke that they like to go check the mail.
I put a teaspoon of oregano and a tsp or garlic powder in the food to be fermented tonight. We'll see if our birds have an affinity for Italian tomorrow.
Edited by Homesteadin - 10/19/15 at 8:43pm