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    UPDATE Very sick hen

    Awesome. Thank you very much. I suppose I should have searched a little better, but I'm juggling trying to figure out what is wrong with my chicken and getting stuff around for my brother-in-law's birthday party. I set her up with some water/acv. I hope it helps. I'll keep everybody posted.
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    UPDATE Very sick hen

    Oh jeez, didn't even think about that. It feels somewhat like a water balloon.
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    UPDATE Very sick hen

    A while back I posted here about a sick hen. Everybody suggested mites. So I treated for that, and everything seemed to be going well. The hen looked better and started laying eggs again. This morning before I left for work I saw this hen (Austra-white) jump into the nest box. When I got...
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    post your chicken coop pictures here!

    Thanks! I actually had no intentions of painting it that color. I went to Wal-Mart to pick up a cheap can of mis-tint paint. The first can I saw was that pink. I couldn't resist.
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    post your chicken coop pictures here!

    Thank you very much. The chickens seem to like it.
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    Deep litter method with plywood floor?

    I am using the deep litter method with a plywood floor. My coop is over 80 years old, so as a precaution I put a tarp over it. I cleaned the coop out a few day ago after about 9 months and the tarp held out fairly well and there appears to be no further deterioration to the floor.
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