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    How long to see improvement in sour crop

    I took my silkie to the vet yesterday for sour crop. He didn’t think it was impacted but said if she doesn’t improve she would need surgery. He prescribed 1ml of fluconazole everyday and we started it yesterday. She’s barely eating and drinking and has lost body weight. I didn’t notice an...
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    Impacted crop surgery

    It’s become clear my chicken will need surgery for her impacted crop. I plan to do it tonight as there is not a vet available to do this. On several site some say you can leave the crop and skin incision open if you offset them. On others I see people use super glue? Can anyone advise on this?
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    Green watery poop/clear liquid from mouth

    Yesterday I noticed one of my Silkies a little more lethargic than normal. I picked her up and rested her chest in the palm of my hand and immediately clear liquid came out of her mouth. No smell. I isolated her and noticed she’s having watery green poop. Crop is large-ish and squishy. I...
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    Silkie color? Red plye?

    Curious what this silkie chick might turn out to be! I’d love to hear any input.
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    Fertilized egg?

    Thank you all for the opinions! I’m going to put a couple in the incubator and see what happens.
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    Fertilized egg?

    Is this what a fertilized egg looks like? It was laid today.
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    Silkie color update

    This little girl is about 5 weeks old now. I realize this is probably a mix of some sort and not a legit Silkie color correct?
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    Silkie color update

    Thank you for your reply!
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    Silkie color update

    So this little one is 2 weeks and has started to get some wing feathers. Would this be a blue splash? Older pics to see what she looked like at a day old.
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    Blue or grey silkie?

    Would this silkie be considered blue or grey? Also fingers crossed she’s a pullet
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    Prolapse of some kind?

    Can anyone offer guidance on this? This is a young (rooster I thought) Silkie. I took a paper towel and gently pressed and it popped right back in. The silkie doesn’t seem to be bothered at all.
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    Silkie color?

    What color is this 3 day old silkie?
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    Balding around eyes?

    I have a 2 1/2 month old silkie that looks like she is loosing feathers around her eyes? I haven’t seen any evidence of mites on her and she is with four others that are fine and no feat their loss. The eye area doesn’t look irritate or red at all. Any advice?
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    Silkie color growing in?

    @Northwest_Wannabe awesome, thanks! I wasn’t expecting to get that color. Now only if it’s a hen 🤞🏼
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    Silkie color growing in?

    Other full body pictures
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