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    Nevadans?

    Hey people I haven't posted on this forum in a pretty loooooooong time but I now have a question, no, make that two, and this is normally where I ask my chicken questions. First question: has anybody in the Carson valley area lost a chicken (looks like a white leghorn) in the recent windstorm...
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    campine hunched over, won't drink, cold to the touch

    AAAAH! She just pooped and it is emerald green with yellow watery stuff that looks about the color of scrambled eggs! This is not normal!
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    campine hunched over, won't drink, cold to the touch

    We put her in our bathroom with a heater for a while, but then we all had to leave so we turned off the heater and just let her be in the warm room. Now we are putting her outside because it is warmer out there than in here. She came out of her cat carrier to eat and she has a hearty appetite...
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    campine hunched over, won't drink, cold to the touch

    So I just opened up our chicken coop, and noticed that I had forgotten to close the inner coop door (the one we use to keep the chickens warm, not the one to keep them protected) when I put my chickens in last night. All the girls seemed fine except for the smallest one, a campine named Spunk...
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    Nevadans?

    Okay, thanks!
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    Nevadans?

    Just curious... is it normal for a hen with a large comb to have it be flopped over? I have a campine who has had a floppy comb since I got her but I never really thought about it until now. Hmm...
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    Comment by 'eggxelent' in article 'Soft shells and other egg problems - causes and cures'

    I think they meant spots opposed to streaks.
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    here's why we shouldn't put quail and chickens together...update #3

    I have a question... Can you keep quail on land that chickens have previously walked, pooped, and possibly sneezed on? I want to keep quail but I won't if it's not safe for them and my chickens.
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    Nevadans?

    Well, I wouldn't advise merging the 8 week olds with the 3 week olds, because chicks grow fast and the size difference will be gigantic, plus the 3 week olds will basically have no defenses compared to the big chicks. So your best bet is probably to merge the 8 week olds with the flock of 6. Do...
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    Nevadans?

    Well, if you need gardening or chicken advice, just ask on here. Everybody is helpful and supportive.
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    Nevadans?

    They're very cute! For you, I recommend a book called, I think, Free Range Chicken Gardens. It's all about combining chickens and gardens into one healthy ecosystem, and it has some great ideas.
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    Nevadans?

    What breed are the hens? Porcelain D'uccles?
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    Nevadans?

    Yes, I would recommend interviewing your neighbors to see if there have been incidents with bears nearby in the past. If there's no history with bears where you live, I wouldn't worry about it much, usually if people are vigilant not to attract bears in the first place, they don't come.
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    Nevadans?

    Hello, . Basically every predator I could think of was listed. There is one more, if you live in certain areas. You may want to watch out for bears. If there are bears in your area, as there are in mine, I personally recommend (and I am in no way an expert in this matter, this is just what has...
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