I have this Buff Orp hen that has really swollen wattles. I just noticed it yesterday when I was putting her up for the night. They are very wide and tinted blue. The picture doesn't really show how blue it is, but you can tell it is swollen. There has been no changes in feed, ext. But I have...
Thanks Brian, As soon as I thin out the predators and make cages like fort knox I'll get about 24. I needed to cut back anyway, when eggs quit selling and I had to quit working because of school I needed to get rid of them fast. This isn't exactly how I wanted to do it though.
I have, but it doesn't help. There is about 100 acres of woods in the area and outside of that is a mall and some resteraunts. Then there are two apartment complexes and a subdevision. I live outside of the subdevision.
As of now I only own four quail. A few days ago raccoons knocked the door off a cage and all of them but two were killed. I found one a few minutes ago. I've had coons and coyotes come almost every night and the neighbors don't like them at all. So I got rid of the quail and moved the chickens...
So did your mom say yes or no? If she said yes then go for it, but if she said to wait show her that you can do good in school and be responsible enough to take care of animals. Now is not a good time to get chickens, I would wait until next spring so you don't have any problems with cold weather.