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    What color is this Cochin? A Lavendar?

    I have a free range flock of assorted cochins. Most all of my chicks I have hatched are Black or Blue. I'm not sure WHAT color these chicks are, but I LIKE them! Colors I have/had at the time these eggs would have been laid: Roosters: Black, Red/Black, Millie & Barred (Black Frizzled Giant...
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    Chickens are dieing... I don't get it

    Food is fresh, no mold. Looking around now for someone to do a necropsy. Looks to be around $40 to send off to a lab. Cheaper then the losing 4 really nice birds. =/
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    Chickens are dieing... I don't get it

    I don't get it... I've lost 4 chicks in less then a month to a mystery. I lost my beautiful bantam cochin hen tonight. She was fine not 10 minutes before. I was tossing everyone there night time snack of scratch grains. (Maybe about 2 lbs between 30 chickens.) She was happily eating, I saw...
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    Review by '' on item 'Sizzle'

    I love my sizzles! They have the sweetest personality! They follow us around as we do yard work and come when we call them. I love petting them! They are very soft and curly! Great broody hens! Fun to watch! Very unique little pets to have around! Great with Children too!
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    Sick Broody Hen.... HELP

    We have had lots of rain here. I try to keep all the hay clean and dry, but mold is possible. They free range over 6 acres. A few days ago I moved a big grain bin and there was mold all under it. They could have uncovered mold somewhere. Her crop feels so weird. It's slightly solid, but...
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    Sick Broody Hen.... HELP

    My favorite LF Cochin went broody 3 days ago. She seemed fine and alert. Last night she jumped down, grabbed a bite to eat and went back to her eggs. Today she was on the eggs...then tonight I saw her standing alone out in the yard. When I walked up to her she didn't run or anything. She...
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    Frizzled Silkie? Sizzled?

    Thank you, I was thinking they were sizzles. I have lots of eggs being incubated, so I can't wait to see what they hatch!
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    Frizzled Silkie? Sizzled?

    Can someone tell me what to call these beautiful hens? Both hens have 5 toes & blue skin. Are they frizzled silkies or sizzles? I'm so confused! Gray Hen: Black Hen Whatever they are, I love there split tails =) The Trio: Can anyone tell me what color my Rooster is considered...
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