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  1. SweetPeaMcD

    predator attack, either a hawk or buzzard

    Earlier today I received a call from home that a large "owl-looking bird" caused some drama while I was out running errands. We looked at photos and no positive ID on whether it was a hawk or a buzzard. The bird was bold and my husband said he threw a log at the bird, not realizing that one of...
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    Something eating away the skin on her back... Suggestions? PHOTOS are gross...

    A week or two ago, Ellie started squawking up a storm, and she was like that for almost an hour. She was in the coop, nothing seemed to be wrong with her. I didn't notice anything odd in the back yard. The other birds were acting as normal as possible with an upset bird in their midst...
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    Latest chick, male/female?

    Hershey was hatched Dec. 4, 2012. Guessing a Buff? A friend had only one of seven hatch, so we took this one in. Your guess as to gender?? This little stinker seems very assertive & and large for the age, don't you think?
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    mating, laying, etc.

    Well, since we found out that Louis (Lou-ee) is definitely a boy, and Snowball (formerly Jaina) is definitely a boy as well, we decided to bring some ladies into their lives. Shocked, because they were hatched Sept. 2nd & 3rd respectively, and Louis has already decided to start a family! Is...
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    Still unsure about these two...

    Louis is the brown bird, Jaina is the white one. They're 2 months old, pictures were taken today (11/1/12) We're still unsure if about their gender. Jaina is rather quiet compared to Louis - even though she's more assertive. They still peep quite a bit. This morning I heard the most...
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    Our two chicks..... no idea what kind ;)

    Hi, these are our first chicks, given to us from someone. No idea what breed and we're all guessing that the yellow (now very faint yellow colored one) is a female (kids named her Jaina), and the brownish one is a male (Louis). Will have to take some more pictures because they grow up so...
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