Articles from Brookliner

Julia is our black bantam Cochin Frizzle hen. She is a sassy 18 month old with an attitude. We named her for Julia Child. Ever since March she has been losing feathers - first on her head then on her wings now on her breast. I have checked her for lice and mites but found none - I treated the whole flock just in case. I have finally decided to build Julia a tower so that I can regulate her feed (giving her more protein and monitoring her intake and output (yes she still is laying an egg a...
I recently received some information that I would like to share with the BYC community. My small animal vet shared an article that appeared in the JAVMA News in the June 1, 2014 edition Vol. 244, No. 11. " The AVMA has developed a new online reference. BACKYARD CHICKENS 101: A Quick Guide for Small Animal Veterinarians, in response to member requests for a go to resource on the subject." Share this information with your small animal veterinarian so that they can be more helpful to you...
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