Articles from Sally Sunshine

Should you assist a hatching chick or not? Anxiety at this stage is tremendous for the first timer and they can quickly misinterpret the well being of their chicks and prematurely intervene with disastrous consequences.
Vent Gleet is a chronic disease of the cloaca, also called the "vent" ,"butt", or as my 5 year old sons suggests "The Tweeter".
Duckling care, brooder ideas and the Ancona breed
GENETICS (Egg Color, Feathering, Inbreeding, etc) Kippenjungle's Chicken Calculator is a handy tool for anyone wanting to learn how genes interact with each other! Chicken Quest Gene CALCULATOR CLICK HERE Poultry Genetics for Exhibition Breeders CLICK HERE Poultry Genetics For Small and Backyard Flocks CLICK HERE Chicken Genes of Common Interest & Their Symbol Abbreviations CLICK HERE Image by... gimmie birdies IN-BREEDING click on image to open What are the differences between...
~ Sally Sunshine Poultry ~ "Hinkel Haus" made of pallets and recycled wood picket fencing From PA! Hinkel is PA Dutch for Chicken btw! DETAILS FOLLOWING Final coop Pics! Mostly recycled materials for the coop, 2 paint colors and a sharpie, yup sharpie! We have to finish our storage "step" under the front door to keep chicken treats, ACV etc. We will use a rubbermaid container for the inside and more pickets for the exterior of the step box! OH and some more purdy...
POULTRY HEALTH (Emergencies, Diseases, Treatments, Medicine Suggestions) Disclaimer: Please note this information is offered as friendly advice only and, whilst we have made every effort to ensure it is accurate, We can not be held responsible if it proves not to be useful in your case! BASIC EVALUATING POULTRY / HEALTH CHECKUP CHART OPEN IMAGES TO EXPAND... HOW TO BODY SCORE your birds CONDITION. OPEN IMAGES TO EXPAND... MERCK MANUAL Physical examinations should be performed using a...
Omphalitis is a common cause of death in chicks during the first week of life and most common with artificially hatched chicks.
Incubating and hatching chicken eggs
Gigantic Cabinet COOLER INCUBATOR w/semi auto turning
A Twist on a 5 Gallon Spring Water Jug Gravity Fed Poultry Waterer I needed a big waterer for our 26 meat birds desperately, then I saw the idea of this system on a google image search but after some thought, I realized that I needed to make a few changes, because when your a woman carrying a 5 gallon jug of water and flip it over you don't want to mess around trying to align anything, and I didn't want to mess up my water jugs either by drilling holes and adding any bolts, etc. The...
NO STRAIN Hot water EASY Fermented Feed Method HOT WATER NO STRAIN FF VIDEO I will add that DH wasn't happy about helping me to video and I also grabbed the first audio on the youtube list! And DH made me take out the comment about why I don't use whole grains, you know that whole ever eat corn and see what comes back out? LMAO! WHAT YOU NEED: 5 Gal bucket Hot water Feed (mash, crumbles or pellets) ACV with Mother 1 cup est per 5 gal bucket something to stir with Cheesecloth, towel...
look how ugly it was my fav part was skid/pallet roof "porch" and that I can collect eggs feed and water without stepping in poop! Our daughter had fun designing and painting all the fun signs and since it has been finished it has turned into HER serama saloon for breeding frizzled serama and I still use it for grow out as well. inside video and pop door info.... you can always find my kids in there somewhere... now where is that lock???? HarmonyAnn did the peein off the porch,...
I wont rewrite what is already perfectly written online for the sake of an article, but I will offer you the links/conversations to the wonderful info I gathered to have many successful Duck incubations & Raising ! YOU TOO can be successful at it! DUCK INCUBATION: I suggest you read The following Summaries First: 1. Storey's Guide to Raising Ducks CLICK HERE 2. Metzer Farms procedures CLICK HERE 3. PAS REFORM SUGGESTIONS OVERCOMING LATE Mortality: CLICK HERE 4. CLICK to...
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