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INCUBATING w/FRIENDS! Helpful NOTES LINKS & Informational POST LINKS

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    Incubating w/Friends Notes & Links


    Because sometimes notes work Better than Brains!



    Changes to Antibiotics Regulations Coming December 2016 most will need RX post #53348

    By Dr. Mike Apley List of Affected Applications/MEDICINES CLICK HERE
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    Here is the thread link, come join us!

    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ing-hosts-bantychooks-and-many-many-more/0_20


    INCUBATORS

    CHOOSING an INCUBATOR & SUGGESTIONS post #1901
    Incubator Accessories & PARTS click HERE or item below...
    TIPS TRICKS for Incubators

    ADD a LEGO to your dial of cheap styrofoam incubator to make minor adjustments! post #38133
    Wrapping an incubator for steadier temperatures post #25454
    R Com 20 MAX Egg Turning Song video of turning post #25776
    Hov-A-Bator guide & which direction turns heat up and down! post #42178
    Incubator Warehouse heat won't go up post #46629
    Adding Fans and Thermostats

    THE IMPORTANCE OF FANS and HOW TO ADD ONE to your STYRO! post #58100
    6" 240 cfm DUCT FAN for cabinets all sizes click HERE
    THERMOSTATS/TEMP CONTROLLERS: *Also see Incubator Accessories and Parts Above
    • Temperature Controller Thermostat Control Switch Unit 1 Relay Output with Sensor CLICK HERE
    • STC-1000 Digital Temp.Controller w/Sensor AC110V Install/Wiring Diagrams post #63789
    • How a wafer Thermostat Works Click HERE & HERE
    • Hot water heater Thermostats, Must get drilled Watch Video HERE & See CoolerBATOR
    HEATING ELEMENTS: *Also see Incubator Accessories and Parts Above
    • Aluminum PTC Heating Element Thermostat Heater Plates Click HERE & Ceramic Thermostatics Click HERE
    • Incubator incubator heat elements Click HERE
    • Replacing LG thermostat & wafer stuff post #13845
    • Replacing a wafer with digital and keeping a wafer as backup post #22856
    Homemade DIY Incubators

    BYC MEMBERS' Homemade Incubators CLICK HERE
    CABINET COOLER INCUBATOR
    CoolerBATOR
    RUSH LANE~ MUST SEE B4 DIY
    https://www.youtube.com/user/RushLanePoultry
    Links to 'bator building!
    post #4423
    WINE / Fridge COOLER DIY:
    CABINET DIY:
    Cooler DIY Incubators & Box Bators:
    HOW TO SEAL a BATOR Click HERE
    HOW Many VENT HOLES do I NEED? post #24735
    DIY WAFER thermostat with ASSEMBLY Click HERE
    Alternate heat source instead of lightbulbs post #24280
    Wiring diagrams for incubator post #5
    post #28906
    Aquarium Cheap light to see in Bators post #68412
    Thermostat post #26329
    Coolerbator wiring help & how a wafer thermo works https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ds-w-host-sally-sunshine/127740#post_17310062 & https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ds-w-host-sally-sunshine/127910#post_17311580
    DIY Turners & Egg Trays & Hatching Baskets Mics

    Awesome Turner IDEA PLEXI GLASS!! post #80006
    How to put a turner back together post #63577
    Benny's Awesome MANUAL horizontal EGG TURNER post #64262
    DIY turner upright cooler
    post #13722
    Easy manual egg carton pvs turners click HERE and another in HERE
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/9302/semi-automatic-egg-turner
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/bens-hens-diy-incubator
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/9302/semi-automatic-egg-turner/10#post_67770
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/968827/my-diy-automatic-egg-turner
    Homemade automatic or manual HORIZONTAL egg turner CLICK HERE
    Horizontal DIY Turner post #64675
    DIY Quail Turner post #64682
    Sally's manual cabinet turner with trays post #32186
    Manual PVC turner for incubator HERE
    Hatching baskets Egg Trays and sizes/depths post #64634
    DIY Egg Tray Hatching Baskets out of Hardware Cloth post #64620
    CHEAP EGG TRAYS click here and HERE
    Egg trays, also look at Cutler Supply and Hawkhead Hatchery Equipment
    GFQ Turner Supplemental Maintenance Manual with detailed images PDF CLICK HERE
    Rotisserie motor considered using with a timer chkncanoe CLICK HERE
    Rotisserie Motor - NEW MODEL 6RPM Click HERE
    Replacement Egg Turner Motor for Little Giant, HovaBator, and Farm Innovators Click HERE
    Cleaning Incubator and Equipment

    FUMIGATION OF HATCHING EGGS AND EQUIPMENT post #48689
    CLEAN INCUBATOR BEFORE AND AFTER USE post #48689
    COLLECTING, WASHING & EGG STORAGE

    Washing, Cuticle/sanding, Sweating eggs AND STORAGE! post #63837
    How to Tell the Age of a Chicken post #8494
    Digital Egg Scale - Accurate Humidity Measurement and Egg Sizing HERE
    ZONES OF COLD INJURY fro EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT post #36213
    PULLET EGGS To set or Not? post #40234
    DOUBLE YOLKERS NOT suggested but they can hatch with assistance post #46649
    BIRTH DEFECTS CONVERSATION AND INFO ON WORMERS!! post #25078
    Abstract DIPPING EGGS IN VITAMIN C
    post #33828
    Pre-Incubation Warming of Chicken Eggs post #65812
    Hydrogen peroxide as an alternative hatching egg disinfectant post #23299
    Egg Quality:

    Fertility:


    [​IMG]Example 57 out of 126 were declared fertile. [​IMG]
    Hatch Rates...

    [​IMG] Example 50 of the 57 fertile eggs hatched the % hatch= [​IMG]


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    PURCHASING EGGS

    HOW TO REQUEST AND SHIP EGGS Sally Sunshine Way


    Results Shipped SS Way post #63575 cree post #6321
    REQUEST HOW YOU WANT YOUR eggs SHIPPED PEOPLE!!!! post #4964
    Kristins horribly shipped eggs and hatch post #57321
    DO you have to be NPIP certified to ship hatching eggs? States/Agencies Info see post #33884
    Great IDEAS to find eggs CHEAP! post #775
    Julian date on trader Joe eggs understanding it! http://www.fs.fed.us/fire/partners/fepp/julian-calendar.pdf post #5098
    BYC Links for EGGS........
    LOCAL BYC THREADS in the Where am I? Where are you Section! click HERE
    HATCHING EGGS FOR SALE/TRADE BYC https://www.backyardchickens.com/f/36/chicken-hatching-eggs

    Breeders/Hatcheries

    Serama Council Breeders Directory post #48135
    Papas Poultry in CA Highly recommended http://papaspoultry.com post #32276 @Papa Brooder post #33904
    Jerry's Seramas LLC CLICK HERE
    Sally Sunshine Poultry click HERE @Sally Sunshine
    TJChickens CLICK HERE
    Dick Hortsman
    http://www.horstmanspoultry.com/
    Gatewoods nPoultry MS MG clean AL http://www.gateswoodchickens.com/
    Bill P. From the Missouri AG Dept. Works with NPIP etc. Recommend Hoover Hatchery and Murray
    both of which are in IA and are Mycoplasma free and test monthly.
    Leggs Peafowl Farm
    http://agriculture.mo.gov/animals/pdf/poultry_yearbook.pdf
    Missouri Breeders/Hatcheries http://agriculture.mo.gov/animals/pdf/poultry_yearbook.pdf
    Ideal Poultry is not MG clean Please take time to read this: post #32413
    How Cackle Hatchery raises their birds
    NPIP Certification INFO CLICK HERE

    SHIPPED EGGS

    Shipped Eggs = Change Of Plans! post #53845
    REQUEST HOW YOU WANT YOUR eggs SHIPPED PEOPLE!!!!
    HOW TO REQUEST AND SHIP EGGS Sally Sunshine Way...


    COLD? REQUESTING HEAT PACKS discussion post #32219
    Heat packs for shipping animals/etc http://www.tsksupply.com/categories/Heat-Packs/
    Rules for shipping eggs/chicks by state post #143211

    INCUBATION

    A MUST READ***** BASICS!!! INCUBATION QUESTIONS w/answers post #15921

    Hatching Eggs 101 CLICK HERE


    Shipped Eggs = Change Of Plans! post #53845
    Important FIRST TIMER Incubation TIPS! post #66830
    ***DUCK INCUBATION, QUAIL, GOOSE, PEAFOWL, GUINEA &

    TURKEY Refer to individual sections below


    INCUBATION TIME CHARTS FOR ALL FOWL SPECIES CLICK HERE
    Weighing Eggs, why and HOW TO! post #70097
    INFO on The influence of high altitude on the hatching of chicken eggs post #37908
    Egg Incubation Countdown/up Timer 21+ day digital TIMER, no more calendars!! click HERE
    Figure out your hatch times Hatch / Egg Turning Chart CLICK HERE
    TOTAL INCUBATION TIME HOURS short hatch window is not the only factor to consider post #39238
    LINKS TO POST RESULTS ROUND OVAL = FEMALE MALE EGGS post #7595
    HOW to figure out FINAL HATCH RATE % post #4601
    ANTS IN THE BATOR start post #1884 post #2031
    Classroom Incubating Links for Slides Projects Programs Worksheets ETC post #67049
    Incubation Seminar/Dr. K Bramwell Univ of Arkansas
    Incubating SERAMA EGGS post #45509
    What day did my chick die? post #5649
    The effects of setting eggs small end up post #5496
    Separating chicks in bator post #12145

    EMBRYO GROWTH & HATCH VIDEOS

    Chicks Hatching videos post #67478
    Embryonic Development, Day by Day click HERE
    Video See Through eggshell to watch embryo development CLICK HERE
    The Genius of Birds - Embryonic development CLICKHERE
    DOUBLE YOLKERS NOT suggested but they can hatch with assistance videos post #46649
    A crowing 1 DAY old chick: via Happy Chooks post #49705
    So much for loose AC in Hatching eggs you have to co to this page....
    http://designtaxi.com/news/386512/W...ound-A-Way-To-Hatch-An-Egg-Without-Its-Shell/
    http://www.sciencealert.com/watch-a-chick-develop-and-hatch-outside-of-the-egg
    https://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/jpsa/51/3/51_0130043/_pdf

    INCUBATION RECORDS, SOFTWARE/APPS, weight charts

    Egg Details 19k .xls file
    Incubating Chart 22k .xls file
    unprotectedfieldscanbeeditedwithCAUTIONforfunctions.xls 306k .xls file
    Hatch / Egg Turning Chart click HERE: Hatch Chart Schedule
    Setting Chicken Eggs by the Moon's Sign farmers Almanac see HERE
    Hatchabatch AP Keeping track of your hatch! see here
    Printable Month Calendar
    This app can be used to generate a planning calendar for a selected month and year. Click HERE
    Casportspony weight charts see post #117296
    CANDLING EGGS

    HOW TO CANDLE EGGS post #40262
    Candlers/ FLASHLIGHTS TO CANDLE DARK EGGS & Innovations SUGGESTIONS post #40261
    Clears at CANDLE are not always infertile! post #1825
    SHARPIES on EGGS? Sure! post #40270
    Are my air cells the correct size?

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    Candle IMAGES


    Coturnix Quail Egg Candling Guide:
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/coturnix-quail-egg-candling-guide


    TURNING ITS IMPORTANT


    HOW/Why TURN Eggs MORE THAN 3 times a day until Lockdown! & UNDERSTAND THE CAM! post #40274
    UNDERSTANDING the CAM ~chorio-allantoic membrane post #40274


    VENTILATION (OXYGEN)

    Hatching at High Altitudes post #37908
    O2 deprivation to day 10 of incubation followed by regular oxygen concentrations leads to stronger chicks post #33815
    NEVER USE VENT holes as a means to Control HUMIDITY especially during HATCH DAYS!
    THERMOMETERS, HYGROMETERS & CALIBRATION

    Celsius to Fahrenheit (ºC to ºF) conversion calculator click HERE
    Thermo/hygro suggestions post #40275
    HEAT SINKS/ Stones/Pebbles ADD THEM TO STYRO! post #43903
    ziplock water wiggler for estimating internal egg temps with a probe thermometer post #115296
    Calibration is a MUST: HOW TO CALIBRATE post #262


    INCUBATION TEMPERATURES

    READ TEMPS SECTION HERE: post #262 & Hatching Eggs 101
    Incubators with fans and without fans need to run at DIFFERENT TEMPS! post #9068
    ADD a LEGO to your dial of cheap styro bator to make minor adjustments! GENIUS post #38133
    What is the maximum and minimum range of temp I can go before killing the chicks? post #12473
    ZONES OF COLD INJURY fro EMBRYONIC DEVELOPMENT post #36213
    HAVE A PLAN IN CASE YOU LOOSE ELECTRIC ITS THE SEASON! see post #522
    What to do when you find a HIGH TEMPS in Bator post #7061
    10/13 day old embryos begin to produce excess heat in the incubator post #27240
    Increased incubation temp leads to better muscles at hatch? https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...w-host-sally-sunshine/129020_20#post_17324328

    HUMIDITY Humidity is NOT a set number!

    It is a tool to get the correct weight loss in the egg! post #7068 see Hatching Eggs 101

    WHY do we need less humidity to get the best weight loss for colored hatching eggs during incubation? post #36320
    Reducing humidity during the first 18 days of incubation post #109266
    KEEPING MOLD and BACTERIAL from growing in water WELLS during incubation post #1644
    Humidity pumps DIY ETC post #79960
    TIPS n TRICKS to raising humidity in incubators post #42512 Humidity pumps DIY ETC post #79960
    Got some eggs that need more humidity that others in the same bator? post #21561
    More humidity shtuffs post #25080
    Too low humidity can inhibit albumen absorption post #20128

    LOCKDOWN, DAY 18, CANDLES, PIPS, ZIPS

    *IMPORTANT INFO= TIMELINES PIPS ZIPS!!! & MARKING AIR CELLS DAY 18, DRAW DOWN, INTERNAL PIP, EXTERNAL PIP, and ZIPPING post #35770




    GEESE

    PEAFOWL

    GUINEA FOWL


    TURKEY


    Ratite Production: Ostrich, Emu and Rhea

    http://www.thepoultrysite.com/articles/228/ratite-production-ostrich-emu-and-rhea/
    http://www.thepoultrysite.com/articles/812/the-incubation-of-ratite-eggs/
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ecking-emu-eggs-pre-hatch-please-post-methods


    FEEDING, WATER & SUPPLEMENTS


    Toxic foods for Fowl post #118072
    Horizontal nipple waterers WARNING post #27152
    COOL CHICK nipple WATERERS!! LOVE THESE post #6792
    Cut Milk jug Bottoms OUT, place over Waterers & Feeders to keep Birds off post #68604
    How to Prevent Chicks from Getting Coccidiosis post #4779
    DIY Reduced Waste Feeders post #47418
    Heated water suggestion coop post #15802
    Sterilite 2-quart pitcher horizontal poultry nipples post #39218
    Discussion of what everyone uses for FEED AND WATER dishes begins here post #7510
    Ur's Deicer post #30689
    Farm Innovators de-icer... post #23901
    HEATED WATERER DISCUSSIONS Winter weather! post #28163
    Duck heated water by Phil post #28277
    Bucket Feeder w/ PVC heads post #6330
    PVS homemade feeders! post #18066 post #18081
    Tips and tricks for keeping them off the feeders and ways of saving feed! post #28281
    FOR ANYONE CONTEMPLATING BUILDING A PVC TUBE GRAVITY FEEDER post #47822
    Whites PVC feeder post #25370
    Joeys PVC feeder post #27808
    What's a safe way to get rid of bees congregating around my tube feeder post #11767
    Chick Pro and Pre Biotic vit cheap! I swear by them! 1st & 2 wks then ACV see post #1409
    Bargain vitamins and electrolytes from Jeffers post #18098
    Peanuts Make Chickens Lay Bigger Eggs post #39347
    HOMEMADE MOLT LOAF post #1894
    Feather Loss in Chickens CLICK HERE and HERE
    ADDING other pet foods to feed start at post #2032
    Acorns as Chicken Feed, Revisited http://livingthefrugallife.blogspot.com/2010/10/acorns-as-chicken-feed-revisited.html
    Making your own Chicken feed post #33814
    Scratch Grains – The Ultimate Winter Chicken Treat click HERE
    Discussion on feeding Alfalfa and Hay see post #2114 post #2130
    Bargain vitamins and electrolytes from Jeffers post #18098
    Chick and Chicken Vitamins HAVE SOME ON HAND post #61039
    PROTEIN / FEED Calculator ~feed to mix together to obtain a specific protein percentage.CLICK HERE: Pearson's Square
    Calcium can also inhibit absorption of other minerals so supplemental calcium should be separate post #40507
    S5apiotrowskis homemade 5 gal food saver feeder post #52385
    Organic Chick Starter Feed Recipe & Fermented Feed (FF) CLICK HERE
    CHICKEN FEED:Feed Recipes, Rations, Formulas ~Modern and Traditional http://www.lionsgrip.com/recipes.html
    Homemade Non-GMO and Organic Chicken Feed Mix https://gnowfglins.com/2013/11/11/homemade-non-gmo-and-organic-chicken-feed-mix/
    Chicken Treat Chart https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/chicken-treat-chart-the-best-treats-for-backyard-chickens
    World’s Longest List of Slug Remedies post #3949
    Why aren't my hens laying? post #147963
    Nutrition PDF post #151197
    Bucket waterer post #149111
    Feeders PVC post #12173
    auto waterer post #12174
    FREE DIY chick feeder, disposable post #13772


    FLOCK INTEGRATION


    Flock Integration Series http://blog.mcmurrayhatchery.com/tags/flock-integration-series/
    Integrating Pullets into the Chicken Flock http://www.betterhensandgardens.com/integrating-young-pullets/
    DEALING with bully chickens and chicks click here and see post #2 post #22
    Partial Comb and Wattle Removal in chicks post #36708
    REMOVING SPURS VIDEO EASY post #96862
    Caponize your roosters How to caponize a rooster Warning Graphic pics & post #39979
    NO CROW COLLARS
    Mediterranean roos being good against hawks? What breed? post #51121
    Caponize your roosters How to caponize a rooster Warning Graphic pics & post #39979 VIDEO post #54418


    SPREADSHEETS, APPS & DOWNLOADS


    FIVE Apps To Make You A Better Chicken Keeper ARTICLE CLICK HERE
    FREE Homesteading, Farm & Animal Recording Keeping Forms
    https://homesteadapps.com/app/free/forms/
    Monthly Poultry Record Sheet Form record daily feed rations, bedding, eggs, and other information for poultry
    Spreadsheets/online places

    http://www.eggzy.net/
    http://homesteadapps.com/app/
    https://2013.spaceappschallenge.org/challenge/backyard-poultry-farmer/
    https://scratchcradle.wordpress.com/2012/03/01/free-download-egg-spreadsheet/
    http://www.instructables.com/id/Chicken-Egg-Calendar/
    CELL APPS

    https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.rmcore.Eggspense
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/flockplenty-chicken-egg-tracker/id1017524534?mt=8
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/count-your-eggs/id957518668?mt=8
    https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/count-your-eggs/id957518668?mt=8


    COOPS & ACCESSORIES


    BYC Map of potential chicken sitters CLICK HERE to read thread and CLICK HERE FOR THE MAP
    How many square feet do I need per chicken? CLICK HERE
    Accessories for Your Chicken Coop Click
    HERE
    ROOSTING issues talk of nest boxes need to be lower! see starting post #939
    Auto Coop DOOR DIYS http://ploughandstarsproject.com/lazy-chicken-farmer-101/
    ROOSTING issues talk of nest boxes need to be lower! see starting post #939
    Coop Nest Boxes, Ramps, Doors ETC IDEAS! post #59272
    Automatic coop door https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/automatic-coop-door
    Installing Tposts with a Tpost Driver video post #59445
    WhiteWash Coop and Recipe for it! post #292
    Chaos18 Coop post #76177
    Laurel Meadows Coop post #76681
    Figure out ROOF PITCH post #38922
    Joeys /Urs Coop post #38939
    Fire Shipping Crates post #48553
    My pallet coops / Shed conversion post #15959
    Steel Roofing and Siding Information & Installation Guide metalroof.pdf 431k .pdf file
    Joey Breeder Pens post #48041 post #51491 post #54274 post #57776
    Chickencanoe: Predator guards post #54824 SITE LINK click HERE
    PALLET DUCK HOUSES post #16063
    Kristins Coop post #49071
    PALLET DUCK HOUSES post #16063
    Fire Ant Farms Coops post #46144
    Link to HERBS From hippiestink for nest boxes http://fresheggsdaily.com/2012/07/benefits-of-herbs.html
    INFO on What colors to Distract Chicks from Pecking and help laying in nest boxes SEE post #932
    BYC COOPS! https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/2/Coops
    Mephins Net Co Cheaper supply sun shades and nets post #116339
    Bucket Nest Boxes post #46681
    SAFE Heater For The Henhouse click HERE
    Amazing Coops = TREEHOUSES for Chickens! post #28914
    Talk of 14 hour lighting over winter begin post #6726
    Hoop Coop post #34634
    PREVENTION OF FLOOR EGGS commercial but good examples of getting them in nests click HERE
    RATS MICE How to Build a “Stairway to Heaven” click HERE
    Affordable bird netting http://www.raintreenursery.com post #58369 post #58476
    DIY Small animal Traps post #71895
    Putrescent whole egg Solids as repellents post #85932
    What to do if an egg breaks inside a hen? CLICK HERE
    COOL CHICK nipple WATERERS!! LOVE THESE post #6792
    asthma and chickens post #90265
    My Top Twelve Plants to Grow for Chickens all easy too CLICK HERE
    An Herb Garden for Chickens CLICK HERE
    Jclips Rabbit pens / Chicken Pens post #101892
    HAWKS OH MY post #102025
    Lime in Poultry Houses READ IN FULLpost #109933
    NEsting Boxes made out of kitchen cabinets post #115304
    Funny and Recycled Nest Boxes post #115416
    MISTERS for HOT WEATHER post #116279
    Nest boxes post #13773
    PALLET shtuffs post #13695


    CHICKEN HEALTH & MEDS

    Solutions used for poultry post #49689

    ASPIRIN SOLUTION, ASTRINGENT SOLUTION,COPPER SULFATE SOLUTION,

    LAXATIVE SOLUTIONS, NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS,PARASITE (INTERNAL) SOLUTIONS,

    PESTICIDE SOLUTIONS, SANITIZING SOLUTIONS


    Lime in Poultry Houses READ IN FULLpost #109933
    post #145960 acronym meanings & labeled uses of some drugs

    Reference info for diagnosing, meds, etc post #148587

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    Frostbite, Prevention & Treatment

    post #156143



    Washing/Bathing Chickens

    The Chicken Chick[​IMG]: How and When to Give a Chicken a Bath CLICK HERE
    How to Give a Chicken a Bath - Tilly's Nest
    Chicken Keeping Basics - How To Bathe a Chicken - CLICK HERE YouTube
    SHOW BATHING PREPS CLICK HERE



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    Diseases & Prevention

    How to Send a Bird for a Necropsy post #81844 post #149474
    DIY necropsy https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...w-host-sally-sunshine/129880_20#post_17335228
    Avian Pathology IMAGES info CLICK HERE
    HANDBOOK OF POULTRY DISEASES http://www.slideshare.net/mahmoudghonim/handbook-of-poultry-diseases-2
    Chicken Diseases and Prevention Tips http://www.hobbyfarms.com/livestock-and-pets/chicken-disease-prevention-basics.aspx
    Measuring Poultry Condition post #39343
    Mareks and raising turkeys to help prevent it? post #35717
    Mareks vaccine post #2880
    Denagard's (tiamulin) effectiveness on various strains of Mycoplasma http://m.ps.oxfordjournals.org/content/88/11/2353.full#ref-5
    necropsy lab finder post #14628
    Cleanin the coop post #10
    post #15827
    post #15816
    First AID

    Bargain vitamins and electrolytes from Jeffers post #18098
    Brooder/hospital cage: http://www.rainbowparrots.com/brooder.php
    CHICKEN MEDICINE CABINET/ FIRST AID KITS post #20968 begin post #18094 post #29 and CLICK HERE post #20998
    An Herbal Mash for Sick Chickens click HERE
    NATURAL CHICKEN REMEDIES http://hensingtonpalace.blogspot.com/p/chicken-medicine-cabinet.html
    Force Feeding / Gavage / Tube Feeding http://beautyofbirds.com/tubefeeding.html post #5672 http://lafeber.com/vet/tube-feeding-birds/#Contraindications_and_potential_complications
    Hand-feeding Methods & Tools http://beautyofbirds.com/handfeedingmethods.html
    Measuring Poultry Condition post #39343
    How to Provide Emergency and Supportive Care* https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1048620/how-to-provide-emergency-and-supportive-care
    *UPDATES https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1048620/how-to-provide-emergency-and-supportive-care-updated-1-3-2016
    Step-by-Step Tube Feeding https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1064392/step-by-step-tube-feeding-guide-pictures-updated-12-28-2015
    Dehydration https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1069598/dehydration
    Fluid replacement therapy post #110275 post #110191 post #110182
    First Aid https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1069413/first-aid-kit-updated-12-28-2015
    Kathy necropsies https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1069296/lame-chicken-exam-necropsy-pictures-added
    HELP My chicken has been scalped! post #28229 post #28239 post #28248 post #28253 post #28260 post #30106
    Slipped tendon (perosis) post #30274 post #21884
    Wry neck?? Silkie Chick duckling post #60013
    Possible NewCastle Disease? 5.25 wk chick post #60002
    HELP My chicken has been scalped! Hawk12 post #72054 Bjs post #72071
    REMOVING SPURS VIDEO EASY post #96862
    post #139753 post #139764 Sinus infection
    Hospital cages post #146974 post #146981
    Broken legs & splinting post #144129 & this pdf
    Avian oral speculum post #33988
    Meds to treat bumblefoot without surgery post #35468
    post #28603 First aid kit





    Poop, Butts, Egg binding, PARASITES, Coccidia, LICE, MITES


    ALL of Kat's poop links CLICK HERE
    Kathys Parasite book, treatments post #30361 http://www.amazon.com/Veterinary-Parasitology-Reference-William-Foreyt/dp/0813824192
    Poo Page - Warning, Pictures CLICK HERE
    All about COCCI Prevention Vaccines TREATMENTS Poo Samples post #70896
    UPDATED AMRPOLIUM AMPROL CORID COCCI MED DOSAGING https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/818879/updated-corid-and-amprol-amprolium-dosing
    POOP ALL About CHICKEN POOP sometimes it is runny clear a must read! post #51529
    Tapeworm pics n treatment post #85132 post #85136 post #85165 post #85232
    What to do if an egg breaks inside a hen? CLICK HERE
    Poultry Lice Mites ID and treatments http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/search?q=Lice
    PARASITES be on a preventative schedule/treatment see post #18165
    Water Soluble Wormers
    Worms and Worming - Warning, Graphis Pictures
    Oxytetracyline and Tetracycline Powder Doses
    Affordable Valbazen - 60ml bottle for $14.95
    How to Send a Bird for Necropsy
    Avian Vet Search...
    Fenbendazole Wormer including paste equine wormer post #52183
    Wazine worming Click HERE
    Wormougel - 20g/L Praziquantel, 20g/L Oxfendazole most worms, including tapes post #55337
    Albon 5% sulfadimethoxine, post #71866
    Fenbendazole Wormer including paste equine wormer post #52183
    Cocci under the microscope post #58455
    External Parasite Identification and Treatment Chart
    Common Lice and Mites of Poultry:post #27130
    Controlling Mites in Your Poultry Flock click HERE
    Scaly leg mite discussion begins... and for some time post #25649 post #26110
    Scaly leg mites kerosene and linseed oil post #58353
    Citronella in my nest boxes. Not a single red mite issue post #37730
    To worm or not to worm post #29066 begins here post #26093 post #26098
    BIRTH DEFECTS CONVERSATION AND INFO ON WORMERS!! post #25707 post #25706
    VERMOX Mebendazole , which is a wide dewormer post #26033 post #26038
    Valbazen Wormer post #34459
    Corid .post #26102
    DE diatomaceous earth discussion starts here post #26058 post #26094
    LONG discussion of IVERMECTIN DOSAGE! post #26228 post #26002 post #25671 post #25998 post #26001 post #26007 post #26010 post #26015 post #26018 post #26024 post #26025 TO post #26027 post #26236 PASTE IVERMECTIN post #26168 post #26181 post #26189 post #26228
    Heart guard for dogs is Ivermectin & Pyrantel pamoate READ BEFORE USE post #26278
    Egg binding http://beautyofbirds.com/eggbinding.html
    HOW TO CHECK FOR A STUCK EGG post #118490
    Swollen CHICKEN BUTT watery balloon it could be a phenomena called Ascites post #25235 post #24807 size draining syringes post #29631
    Salpingitis inflammation of the oviduct CLICK HERE
    Impacted Crop Surgery Video post #45504
    Using the sun to destroy worm eggs https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...ds-w-host-sally-sunshine/126160#post_17290475
    Fecals for all animal types CLICK HERE
    Stuff on cayenne in feed
    post #144188
    Fenbendazole and molting post #144313
    CHEAP Poultry Dust!! post #154086
    Cocci drugs post #145974
    Does a high protein feed aid the growth of cocci? post #2839
    Worming info thread post #154492
    Lice and link #2 poultry dust post #11058 post #7815
    How to measure a "peas sized" wormer dose 2posts post #13069 post #13070
    How to check for gapeworms post #22898
    Liquid Permethrin spray directly on chickens and in coops INFO and residual effects post #17296
    Big long discussion on microscopes and such
    post #21450 post #21361
    Mail in poop test for most farm animals post #32429
    Hydrogen peroxide kills bitey things post #17348

    Medicine & RESPIRATORY ILLNESS

    Math and Medications CLICK HERE FOR HOW TO FIGURE THEM OUT!
    Poultry Body Weights average body weights of various exhibition poultry.
    https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/poultry-body-weights
    Or visit Henderson's Chicken Breed Chart for weights of more breeds.
    Slipped tendon (perosis)
    post #30274 post #21884
    Wry neck?? Silkie Chick duckling post #60013
    Possible NewCastle Disease? 5.25 wk chick post #60002
    How to Send a Bird for Necropsy

    Avian Vet Search...
    Fungal Infections in Poultry https://sites.google.com/a/poultrypedia.com/poultrypedia/chicken-fungal-infections
    Albon 5% sulfadimethoxine, post #71866
    Medicine Chart for Chickens & other Poultry CLICK HERE
    Oxytetracyline and Tetracycline Powder Doses post #154894
    Affordable Valbazen - 60ml bottle for $14.95
    Updated - Corid and Amprol (amprolium) Dosing CLICK HERE and post #115534
    fishmox for chickens? you betcha post #30338
    Amoxicillin/Ampicillin is Birds post #30344
    Baytril for Birds discussions: & Kathys example treatment Baytril is the brand name for Enrofloxacin, post #154894 AND CLICK HERE for BAYTRIL
    Tylan CRD indications and Tylan dosage post #4606 http://www.elanco.us/products-services/poultry/water-soluble-crd-control.aspx
    various drugs will only treat bacteria that are sensitive to that drug post #30389
    Drugs that can be used in Ducks - no prescription needed https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/1022278/drugs-that-can-be-used-in-ducks-no-prescription-neede
    Denagard's effectiveness on various strains of Mycoplasma http://m.ps.oxfordjournals.org/content/88/11/2353.full#ref-5
    Meds for use in poultry post #143867 post #144182 post #144607
    Clinical avian medicine post #144159
    Avian Medicine: Principles and Applications post #144168
    Free newsletter avian post #144190
    Home Remedies post #145433
    GLOSSARY OF POULTRY TERMS CLICK HERE


    BREEDS CHICKEN/FOWL INFO

    How to say difficult chicken breed names post #43979
    Conservation priority list, ducks geese all animals CLICK HERE
    Henderson's Chicken Breed Chart - Chart listing characteristics of many breeds, with illustrations of some breed color varieties.
    Chicken Breeds Chart http://www.backyardpoultry.com/wiki/index.php/Chicken_Breeds_Chart
    Woodlot Farms Chicken Breed Chart - Chart of photos & breed characteristics
    BackyardChickens.com Chicken Breeds searchable database designed for choosing chickens to raise.
    ALBC Conservation Priority Breeds - List and images of comparatively rare chicken & waterfowl breeds needing conservation.
    American Poultry Association Recognized Breeds & Varieties - Plain list of most recent APA update
    Wild west seramas page, you can look at their shows, and see pictures and Results of their shows
    Serama what the judge looks for https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1q5VelvFAxs
    Egg-Cellent Guide to Chicken Breeds
    Breed Selection charts breed selection charts:
    http://www.albc-usa.org/documents/chickenbreedcomparison.pdf
    http://www.sagehenfarmlodi.com/chooks/chooks.html
    What The Heck Is A Vaulted Skull? post #46616 POLISH/SILKIES
    post #123611 Cool read on eggs turning inside the hen before being laid
    Breeder quality vs hatchery
    post #22041
    GENETICS


    EGG COLOR FEATHERING ETC


    IN-BREEDING TALK AND OTHER TALK begin post #2290
    Study on NNs better meat growth and immune system in heat post #35810
    IDing homozygous NN post #27522
    Marans genetics and eggs info post #155184
    Clan breeding post #2685
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/basic-chicken-color-genetics
    Isa Brown x Cream Legbar post #1647
    Sex-Linked info
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/261208/sex-linked-information
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKSexLink.html
    http://www.feathersite.com/Poultry/CGP/Sex-links/BRKMaking.html
    EARS AND EARLOBES http://www.aviculture-europe.nl/nummers/09E03A06.pdf
    Pink, Plum, Purple, and Gray Eggs http://www.communitychickens.com/all-about-egg-color/
    INHERITANCE OF EGG COLOUR IN MARANS http://www.maransofamericaclub.com/uploads/4/0/1/8/40183925/14e05a14.pdf
    Sigrid Van Orts book http://www.chickencolours.com/index.html
    http://kippenjungle.nl/basisEN.htm
    http://articles.extension.org/pages...or-small-and-backyard-flocks:-an-introduction
    Chicken Genetics Made (almost) Simple - Overview of genetics and their effect on coloring.
    Genetics Basics and Chicken Colors - More in-depth explanations of basic genetics and how color patterns are connected.
    Chicken Genes - Lists of genes that affect many characteristics in chickens, with allelic genes grouped together.
    Scratch Cradle links of https://scratchcradle.wordpress.com/2012/07/01/gms1-genetics-of-egg-color/
    GMS Supplement #3: Selecting for Head Shape
    Gimmies Special egg start at post #1785 post #2509
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    *NOTE*: Silkie rooster over purebred hens will usually produce sexlinks. Females will have dark skin, and the males will have light skin.
    post #124541 Benny's green egg color genetics eggsplanation
    PROCESSING

    Chickens Commonly Raised for MEAT and Weights at Ages post #54051
    Processing Support Group CLICK HERE
    LINKS VIDEOS HOW-To's https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/processing-day-support-group-summary-of-thread
    ChickenCanoes links
    post #109391
    Brining 101 Osmosis post #44313
    Chicapees Awesome Homemade plucker Hal post #438
    Processing Support GROUP THREAD filled with HOW TO Click HERE
    Grower Guidelines for Poultry and Fowl Processing Bottom of post post #38384
    Dressed weights are about 75% of live weight post #40670
    HEALTH problems MEAT BIRDS click here
    HOW TO PROCESS FAST https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C9VeQ4xIMN8
    Caponize your roosters How to caponize a rooster Warning Graphic pics & post #39979 VIDEO post #54418
    http://www.thepoultrysite.com/articles/1051/leg-health-in-large-broilers/
    Joeys Tabletop Plucker post #101813 post #101822
    Feed bag for cone post #151837
    Cool plucker DIY post #12146
    Chaos' bird holder for processing post #10784
    Santa Bread post #19056
    Bennys Recipes for Ox tail soup: tongue with mushroom sauce post #30071 images post #30021
    Khachapuri a Georgian pastry, full of cheese and an egg over! Delicious! Recipe: HERE
    Dippy Eggs and Toads in the hole!
    post #31896
    halupkies is stuffed cabbage http://allrecipes.com/recipe/220002/halupki-stuffed-cabbage/
    Benny- Artemisia arborescens we use it in a herb tea,( not 4 use during Pregnancy! ) it helps digestion. post #32148
    most expensive coffee in the world GROSS https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kopi_Luwak
    Organic Butternut Squash Soup yummmmsss
    Death By Chocolate Cupcakes post #34316
    Wheat rolls with Spinach paste and Betroth paste! post #41161 post #69976
    Sourdough pancakes post #4372
    Chicken Jerky post #24614
    SOURDOUGH discussion and recipes start post #117664
    Banti's Microwave Brownie Recipe post #63092
    Flat bred recipe: post #66475
    PA foodstuffs post #155206
    Angel food cake post #744
    Philadelphia Snapper Soup!! post #67945
    Monkey Bread with apples post #70003
    Libyan flavored black coffee BENNY! post #74702
    Banana Bread recipe post #5541
    Gummy worms post #5881
    leopard bread post #11234
    3 minute butter post #21762
    Corn chowder and corn casserole post #14151
    campins red beans and rice post #144208
    Trash Can Chickens/Turkeys post #295
    Why You Should Be Eating More Rabbit (Recipes Included)
    http://www.foodrepublic.com/2016/05/17/why-you-should-be-eating-more-rabbit-recipes-included/
    How to butcher a haunch of venison post #145343
    http://www.farmshow.state.pa.us/files/whoopiePie.pdf


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  1. casportpony
    Thanks. Probably won't edit much, but if I do I will let everyone know.
  2. WVduckchick
    You just did white! I agree!
  3. kwhites634
    Anyone told you lately that you're A*FLOCKING*MAZING?
  4. BantyChooks
    Nice job Sunshine! So much info in here.

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