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  1. HeiHeisMom

    What is this?

    Have a three year old RIR, survived two dog attacks over a year ago. He has something that appears to be herniated though muscle??? Not sure what we're looking at. He doesn't like for it to be touched, but doesn't act as though it hurts. Has anyone seen this before? Tendon? Ligament? Fatty...
  2. HeiHeisMom

    Co dependant rooster

    2.5 year old RIR Rooster panic crowed me awake at 3 am to tell me the chicks (10 weeks old) were out in the run alone, the temperature had dropped significantly and it had started raining. He was too warm and dry to go out of the coop to get them... The hens refused to help the babies so he...
  3. HeiHeisMom

    Rooster in shock

    Two days ago a dog trapped my one year old RIR rooster in a hole in the ground. The roo was head first in a hole with just tail feathers sticking out. By the time I got the dog off and the roo picked up, he had gone into a trance. Afraid he was dying of shock, I wrapped him up and carried him...
  4. HeiHeisMom

    Rescue Rooster what is he?

    This is Servius a 6 mo RIR, we picked him up with a roast mate, Styles who is 6-7mo. I see there is some in Styles, possibly Red Rock too... Any ideas on what breed (s)/ mix he may be? Styles is very friendly and gentle. He has a single comb and yellow feet an beak but he also has feathered...
  5. HeiHeisMom

    Rooster survived a 3 dog attack. Help!

    Warning graphic injury pics at bottom of post! A lot of you know Phillip Our 19 month old RIR Roo. Five days ago he saved some hens during a three dog pack attack on our coop. He has multiple severe wounds, the worst being his back muscles between wings were ripped clear off. He lost a lot of...
  6. HeiHeisMom

    New birds found in flock this morning!?

    These critters showed up in our weasatch bush after bad storms earlier this week. What are they? Breed? Gender? They look like juvenile Maylay, but as to my knowledge the closest Maylay are not anywhere near me... Unless they fell off a truck passing through or were carried in by Hawks... One...
  7. HeiHeisMom

    New birds found in flock this morning!?

    These critters showed up in our weasatch bush after bad storms earlier this week. What are they? Breed? Gender? They look like juvenile Maylay, but as to my knowledge the closest Maylay are not anywhere near me... Unless they fell off a truck passing through or were carried in by Hawks... One...
  8. HeiHeisMom

    Injured Maylay cockeral

    We came home after some bad storms Monday and Tuesday afternoon we noticed our five month old RIR cockeral acting strange, he was standing up on top toe , stretched out and appeared to have his comb injured... Only to discover him fine in the coop. !!!???!!! Actually we have a what appears to be...
  9. HeiHeisMom

    Hen with eye injury

    14 month Rhode Island Red hen has one eye pushed in, or maybe third eyelid is swollen? Any ideas it suggestions would be greatly appreciated. She seems to be able to see out of it and doesn't appear to be in any pain. Bad eye Good eye.
  10. HeiHeisMom

    Help! Newly hatch pullet bubbling bottom and blood red cyst on oil duct

    We have a black star pullet that first time momma kicked out of nest. Baby had pasty butt and I cleaned her up but after mess off there was bubbly yolk water coming out her bottom. I also noticed a blood red cyst on her bottom, where I believe the oil gland is... Pics attached. Any comments or...
  11. HeiHeisMom

    Rowdy Rooster

    Have a six month old Black Star cockerel who has suddenly started demanding attention. He usually follows me around and chatters non stop. We'll carry on back and forth conversations and I swear he understands me even when I can't figure him out. Lately the hens have been running him off and the...
  12. HeiHeisMom

    Breed check: bought 3 Austalorp and 3 Americanas

    Ok y'all, bought 3 &3Austalorp and Americana chicks two weeks ago. Think I have one Cockerel in each set Pics below. Thoughts?? Dumpling: roo behaviors already showing Dumpling on waterer, below with head up is Betty...think Betty is a dude too Again, Dumpling on top, Betty ( look at that...
  13. HeiHeisMom

    Help!!

    How to stop pullet from convulsing Convulsions continuous for 8 minutes now. She's crying 6 week old Fine until this evening. Did have runny poos this afternoon Dehydration??
  14. HeiHeisMom

    Help seziers in 6 week pullet

    I think my 6 week pullet is siezing. Gasping ridged wings and feet head up neck back will take small amounts of waterhelp!
  15. HeiHeisMom

    Help seziers in 6 week pullet

    I think my 6 week pullet is siezing. Gasping ridged wings and feet head up neck back will take small amounts of waterhelp!
  16. HeiHeisMom

    Help seziers in 6 week pullet

    I think my 6 week pullet is siezing. Gasping ridged wings and feet head up neck back will take small amounts of waterhelp!
  17. HeiHeisMom

    emegency avoided, but how to prevent?

    We have a BSL Cockerel that thinks he's a dog, I swear! He follows us around and believes we're his flock. Anyway he was wandering around in the kitchen with the rest of the dogs (actual dogs) while I was doing dishes. I spilled some bleach (about a tsp), and he was on it quicker than quick! I...
  18. HeiHeisMom

    Spur gash

    My 8 Months old CCX received a nasty gash from our rooster on her right flank. Deep and about 3 inches long. Vet stapled and gave antibiotic shot on Monday, but she's begging to go back to the flock already and I'm not sure if it would be ok. The wound is healing well, all redness and swelling...
  19. HeiHeisMom

    Scalped Cockeral

    Warning: graphic pics at end. Our 5 week old Cockerel got pinned between a post and side of coop. The bigger hens started eating his face off before we found him. Has anyone had a chook bounce back from similar injuries? Does the skin grow back? Cleaned his wounds, hydrating with electrolytes...
  20. HeiHeisMom

    Late blooming roo?

    This is Melia, a nine week old RIR, we had assumed Melia was a Pullet, but lately the roos have taken to beating poor Melia up. Now I'm wondering if Melia is really Miles.
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