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  1. Teila

    New Posts View

    Hey Due to a few months absence, I am now just navigating my way around the new format which I like very much. However, I do have a question which I have not been able to find a previous discussion on. Can someone please tell me what forums, any or all, would be showing up in the 'New Posts'...
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    Syba's Story [Do Not Give Up Unless They Have Given Up!]

    Hey everyone .. just sharing because it is something that remains front and centre of my thoughts pretty much every day now. So, Syba is our much loved 9 year old DSH who, up until this episode, has been a healthy and happy indoor cat with an outdoor run and walks on his harness. He loves...
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    Palm Tree Stumps .. Toxic?

    Hey Guys n' Gals, I need your advice please. Long story short, we are in the process of moving and hubby has already arrived at our new location and is building the coop so that we can fly the girls to their new home. Anyways, the tree lopper was brought in to remove 3 very large palms which...
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    Was Dusty Choking?

    Hey folks .... I have been up since 4AM with Dusty [4 year old bantam Langshan] and just wanted to run past you guys n’ gals what happened. Just before 4AM I got woken by what sounded like someone attempting to crow; thought nothing of it, rolled over didn’t even get back to sleep when I heard...
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    Topic of the Week List

    Hi there Sorry if this has been raised before. Also sorry if this is already the case, I did look but could not find it. As the subject indicates this is regarding the Topic of the Week. I love the ToW’s and not only do I refer back to them often, I also point other members in their...
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    Delay in Submitting Posts

    Good morning For the last couple of days, I have noticed a delay when submitting posts. I originally thought it might have just been me but have since learnt that it is affecting other users as well. I will get a screen shot when it happens, but it has has been happening across multiple...
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    Possible new site issue? [Subscriptions]

    It could just be me but today Tuesday, December 27 2016 at around 09:00AM Eastern Standard Time, Australia, the following is occurring. In the past, when posting on a thread, it is automatically added to my ‘Subscriptions’ view. This is still happening for some posts but not others. For...
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    Possible site glitch with emoticons?

    Howdy I wonder if anyone has experienced this or whether it is just me? I do not often use the 'Quote' function within a thread and usually just type out my response on a Word Document and then copy and paste into a reply. One of the reasons I do this is that I have noticed that if I...
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    Epileptic Chicken?

    Hey folks, I would appreciate your thoughts. LuLu is a Frizzle Pekin [Bantam Cochin] who turns 3 in December. Back on 21st September this year, I posted the below in my local thread. I have since remembered that she had displayed similar symptoms but that was well over a year to 18 months...
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    Bantam Langshan with Intermittent White Tipped Feathers

    Howdy folks What causes the tips of black chickens' feathers to go white? This is a picture of Dusty [Bantam Langshan] in August 2014, the white bits are obvious [she moulted in April that year]: Since that picture she has been all black at times and white tips at others. I noticed...
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    Teila's Tales From the Coop

    Hi I hope it is not perceived as presumptuous of me but I started this thread which I hope some of you will read, enjoy and subscribe to. Sometimes things happen here at Bambrook Bantams which prompt me to write and in the past I have shared my tales with friends in the Aussie Thread who...
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    Poll: Yet Another Dog Attack

    Touch wood … My gals have not experienced a predator attack of any description. I have lost a couple to ailments and that was traumatic enough but to even imagine one of my gals being ripped to pieces, eaten or badly injured is heartbreaking I have lost count of how many threads I have seen...
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    Beware of the Compost Bin .. Evil Lurks!

    I would like to share what I think is a funny story …… We have a compost bin … one of those ones that looks a bit like a square Dalek with four small access doors on the bottom of each side. Anyways, every few months or so, when the bin is getting a bit full and I know I am not going to need...
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    One Very Angry Broody

    Hey folks Just sharing some pictures I took yesterday of Blondie [aka Blondzilla]. Blondie is the sweetest little gal when not broody and you can pick her up anytime you like, she loves cuddles and natters away to you constantly while following you around. However, when broody, Blondie...
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    Flock Dynamics ... Dissension in the Ranks

    Hi all I have a question about flock dynamics, probably not for those with larger flocks but maybe smaller flocks or multiple, separated flocks. The obvious ranking in my flock of 6 is: #1 Matriach = Cilla just over 2.5 years old #2 2IC = Dusty also just over 2.5 years old #3 Next Blondie...
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    Chicken Poop with Pink Urate

    Not sure if this classifies as an Emergency/Disease/Injury etc but I was not sure where else to post it. I had a bit of a scare this morning which had me reaching for the Google Search .. someone, I believe Dusty [2 and a half year old Bantam Langshan], deposited poop with pink urates...
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    Are Your Chickens Grand Parents?

    I was calling my Matriarch hen a Grumpy Grandmother the other day and it got me to thinking .. Just for fun, I wonder how many people have chickens who are grand parents and how many Great's would precede? No prizes for having the most Great's and of course because this is for fun and not a...
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    Is My Hen Turning Into A Henster?

    Ok, so I am officially scratching my head and I have no idea what is going on! Dusty came back from a moult-break to laying. She laid 19 eggs between 13th May and 2nd July and has now not laid for 8 days. Her comb has good colour, she looks healthy, poops normal, nice green sheen on her...
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    Can a chicken 'lose her voice'

    Hi and thank you in advance for your thoughts I wasn't sure whether to post this in here or the chicken behavioural section. Anyways, I have a Bantam Langshan just over two years old. For various reasons, today she was clucking louder and more often than she usually does. She is a bit of...
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    A Support Thread For Those Of Us Living In An Egg-Free Zone

    As I was looking at my Egg Spreadsheet and counting up the days since we last had an egg laid at Bambrook Bantams, I was thinking it would be fun to have a Support Thread for those of us living in an Egg-Free Zone. I have seen the 'How Many Eggs Did You Get Today' thread but couldn't bring...
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