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  1. khark74

    Bruised foot, 3 week chick

    Hi. Hoping someone can help this little one. I don't know how she got injured, yesterday she was limping, but today the bruising is evident. She is able to fly and keep up with her mom, but is definitely hopping on one leg. Thanks in advance for looking! 1) What type of bird , age and weight...
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    My 3 sons?

    Hi. I have three 11 week old chicks, one is crowing and I am suspicious that the other 2 are Roos too Would love some opinions, thanks in advance! Here is our Polish -Vera/Vern: And here is Prima/Primo: Prima has yellow legs, confirmed Roo has white. They are the same size...
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    Day 23 or 24? Hatch still going?

    First hatch....learning a lot!! I don't know what day I am on, I set my eggs at 8pm on Saturday Jan 25th. I had 2 chicks hatch on Sunday, they are fine and in our brooder. We lost one chick that had started to zip, the incubator was dry. I floated the rest of the eggs, had 11 that seemed to be...
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    new chickens, a roo and a new coop- advice needed on what to do?

    I have a flock of 8 hens that are 15 months old living in a coop and enclosed run - although they are frequently out grazing in the yard. They are a well behaved flock, in that they tend to stay close in the back yard, go into their coop every night and are great layers. The coop is small for...
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    12 week old mixed flock..eggs or crows coming? (pic heavy)

    Hi BYC friends, I am posting pics of my flock in hopes of finding out if eggs or crows are coming to my coop - all are 12 weeks old today. I've been as patient as I can be and tonight I broke and had to post. I think that guarantees some crows when I let them out tomorrow morning. We're first...
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    my unknown chicks - 4 week olds, hatched from school

    We took home these 3 chicks from a school science project - while I realize it may be too early to tell if they are pullets or roos, hoping someone can identify what breeds I have - Two are white and one is black. Peep is on the left and Blondie is on the right Blondie (L) and Peep (R)...
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    Hi from Massachusetts!

    Hi BYC friends - Thanks you (already) from this proud momma of nine 2 week old chicks. 2 white (?) and 1 black (?) that were hatched during 4th grade science and 3 Brown Leghorns and 3 Aracunas from the feed store. These are our first chicks, although we've been talking about them for a while...
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