Fly predators - I get mine here
They will take a few weeks to work as they don't kill adult flies, only prevent new flies. in the meantime get these:
I agree with the DLM. We have about 50 chickens in a very large run. The ground is a combo of sand, clay and some actual decent dirt. We throw everything in there. Grass clippings are my favorite. They break down quickly and smell fantastic! I also like to get horse bedding pellets and wet...
I don't have a good side shot with me now, but I will try to get one for you. They do look very much alike!
We hatched her back in October. She's from our first hatch ever. My original birds came from a lady here in East Texas who had Greenfire lines.
I think I may grab some Tylan just in case and see how she does before treating. I haven't noticed any respiratory issues so I'm holding out hope that is it just an injury with the eye? Thank you for your responses!
I have a hen with a swollen eye and one crusty black spot on her beak under her nasal passage. I have not noticed any drainage or other symptoms. She's separated and we put a warm cloth on her eye to open it and flushed with saline. We also put a dab of neosporin on it. Can anyone tell me what...
I went out to check on the chicks this morning. This little girl is about 9 weeks old and she has lost her voice? No drainage or anything. We did get a bit of a cold snap, but she seems to be doing fine other than her voice. Any ideas?
I fed my littles chick starter until they started laying and then I put everyone together and they are all on layer feed. Should I switch them to something higher protein for now? I knew not to feed them layer too soon, but they have all been laying, we just had a sudden halt in production here.