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  1. lindylou47

    Help needed

    My chicken, whos always been healthy as a horse, all of a sudden started spitting up green liquid. I didn't think We had anything around here that they couldn't eat or drink. Anybody ever had this problem before? Really need some suggestions as to what you think it could be, or what I should do...
  2. lindylou47

    Dog bite

    There is no pus or drainage
  3. lindylou47

    Dog bite

    My chicken verna was bitten by a dog 3days ago. She had some very bad ripping on her side, but no bleeding. The wound was pretty deep. We took her in and talked to her till she was out of shock. We put some blukote on the wound. She was up shortly after, she’s eating well, and drinking her...
  4. lindylou47

    runners

    TY. I have only 1 female, @ 1 male runner, but I also have 2 Rouen males, so after the first year we could see it was too tough for poor Goldie. She now has her own (condo) during mating season, but couldn't remember when mating season would be over so she can go back to the boys. Anyway...
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    runners

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    runners

    How long is mating season for the indian runners?
  7. lindylou47

    Sick Wyandotte

    TY for your response. She doesn't appear to have any fluid, all we can feel is bone, but I think u may be right as she is getting worse. She was beautiful, really sorry to see her go I'm sure we all feel that way about our chicks!
  8. lindylou47

    Sick Wyandotte

    Hi everyone. I'm hoping Someone will be able to give me some advice. I have a Silver Wyandotte, her name is Margaret(Margy for short) We thought she had the stuck egg problem, can never remember the name they call it. We took her to the vet, and they drained her. We had been giving her warm...
  9. lindylou47

    pine chips

    Thanks you folks, for your input. Its appreciated!
  10. lindylou47

    pine chips

    Good Morning. I am in a real quandary. I have been raising chickens for about 5 years, (Ducks Too). All of a sudden, they hate their Pine shavings. The eldest almost follow right after me, and knock the shavings off as soon as I put them in. We have always used the same shavings as we use now...
  11. lindylou47

    Goldie, indian runner

    Also the area below her chin is all swollen, and she can barely quack. Please help!
  12. lindylou47

    Goldie, indian runner

    Hello. I posted yesterday that my indian runner Goldie wasn't eating or drinking. She also wont raise her head, she keeps it tucked into her body. Does anyone know what her problem might be? Appreciate the help! And ty for the answer I received yesterday, but im really not too worried about her...
  13. lindylou47

    goldie, indian runner

    Hello Again, Goldie quit laying about a week ago, and I wasn't too worried about that, but now she is not eating, or drinking. She seems to be fine, but shes always been a good eater, and loves water. If anybody can give me a suggestion as to what might be wrong, I would Really appreciate the...
  14. lindylou47

    help/pain meds

    Good Morning. Arent they just beautiful ducks! When we got our ducks and chickens, they weren't sexed, so we really weren't sure what we were getting. We were happily surprised, except goldie is the only female so we try to make sure she isn't overworked lol. She is the BOSS, and them boys...
  15. lindylou47

    help/pain meds

    By the way, what color is your duck? I have 2 runners, and 2 rouen. Goldie is white and brown, and haan is gray. Linda
  16. lindylou47

    help/pain meds

    Hello. No, it was an ace bandage like you buy for yourself for a bad elbow or knee. We considered putting on a splint like a popsicle stick, but rejected it. Goldie always has her separate coop when its mating season, and we just let her go in the pond till her foot was healed. hope she gets...
  17. lindylou47

    help/pain meds

    Hi Tracy. What we did was to wrap the ankle and a little above in a plastic bandage, like you get when you sprain your foot, and wrapped tape around it to keep it in place. We changed it everyday, and it took about a week for it to get better. She hasn't had a problem since then.. I hope this...
  18. lindylou47

    Pain meds

    Thanks for the input e1. I have a very sick chicken also. I have been taking him to the vet. They have done everything they can for her, but I am afraid its only a matter of days before she is gone, but we continue to give her medication and make things comfortable for her. I will be calling the...
  19. lindylou47

    help/pain meds

    My beautiful runner duck Goldie has sprained her ankle/foot. I have been soaking it in warm water and Epsom salts, but Im sure she is in pain. Is there something I can give her for it? Appreciate the help! Thanks
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