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    FOURTH ANNUAL BIGZIOS WI CHEESEHEAD CHICKENSTOCK THREAD!

    Jim, Did you bring the extra napkins last year from your daughter? Does she have any extra this year? My daughter Izzie remembered your jerky from last year, talks about it all the time.
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    FOURTH ANNUAL BIGZIOS WI CHEESEHEAD CHICKENSTOCK THREAD!

    I will donate something too, not sure what. What time is the bash saturday? I would do cheesy hashbrowns in the crockpot if we have time.
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    FOURTH ANNUAL BIGZIOS WI CHEESEHEAD CHICKENSTOCK THREAD!

    Dave & I will be attending with Abby, Abby, Parker and Izzie. The kids are looking forward to it. I know I'm not on here much but you can always find me on facebook.
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    Egg bound hen or prolapsed vent? I hope someone is around tonight..(photos)

    We got her cleaned up and put some preperation H on it and it went right back in.
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    Egg bound hen or prolapsed vent? I hope someone is around tonight..(photos)

    Thank you! I don't see mites and the feathers are more dirty and clumped together. However, I will clean it go tomorrow. I'll give her a bath and give calcium and isolate her for a few days.
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    Egg bound hen or prolapsed vent? I hope someone is around tonight..(photos)

    I noticed today while watching & feeding my girls that one of them had no fluff in their vent area. This is what I found. while doing a bit of researched and my hubby holding her, she dropped this egg and the 2nd photo is what it looks liked. I felt her belly and doesn't feel hard. She isn't...
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    Odd behavior with a storm, normal?

    I live in WI and the last two days we had very strange weather. We had thundersnow/rain/sleet/snow and when I went to check on the chickens last night two didn't go into the enclosed roost/nesting area. I had to physically put them in. I got my chickens May 1st and this is their first winter. Is...
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    Eggs already?!

    I live in WI and my chickens were born May 1st. They get daylight from about 6am till 4:30pm right now and the temps droped way down. I am getting between 3-5 eggs per day. Today I only got 2 but that is very rare and I bet I will have 5 tomorrow.
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    Wisconsin "Cheeseheads"

    Farmergirl, I am in Sheboygan and I get my feed in Sheboygan Falls at the Co-Op.
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    Wisconsin "Cheeseheads"

    Hey everyone! Sorry I have been MIA so many things going on around here. We doubled our garden which meant moving our fence, tilling the grass. Got the coop built, still working on painting it, getting the flooring in. Got the new pool up with tons of pool problems. UGH I am starting to resent...
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    Border Collie - Black lab puppy....tips on intro & protection

    Thanks for the advice, I soon will have to introduce my dogs & chickens.
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    Emergency! Chick Attacked! Wing Almost Gone

    I am sorry to hear that and hope she heals fast!
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    Restoring An Old Hen-house

    I can't wait to see it done! Nice work so far.
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