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    HELP nothing is hatching

    Hi everyone, so I'm on my first hatch using a incubator. Today is day 22 and nothing.. I candled the Silkie eggs at day 18 and 3 out of 5 were alive and kicking. My other eggs are Marans which have been too dark to see anything other than the air on the large side. My temp has been a steady 100...
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    Sick chicks/hens

    So I bought some new chicks a week ago. After having them home for a few days I noticed they were sick. Now all my chicks and hens are sick. They have yellow stuff comming out of their nose and goopy eyes. What could this be and how do I treat it? They are all still eating, drinking and running...
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    Silkie colors

    Hi everyon I have a black Silkie hen and a black Silkie rooster. One of my Wheaten Marans hens went broody so I decided to let her hatch some of the Silkie eggs. I now have 6 adorable Silkie chicks. Heres the catch... I have no idea what color they are. Three are black but two look like brown...
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    HELP my chickens are sick

    In the past two weeks I have had two hens die. One had a hurt leg the month before that had been healing. Im not sure how she hurt it but for a few weeks she wouldnt use it at all. I did notice two scabs on her foot but they seemed to be healing. Last week she seemed to be doing really well. I...
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    Help with breed/sex? Pictures!

    I bought 11 stright run 3 week old chicks from a lady in our area who buys eggs online haches them and than sells the chicks. She said some of the chicks got mixed up durning haching so she wasnt 100% sure who was what. She did give me a list of the breeds she was hatching at that time. They are...
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    Sex/Breed?? Pictures!!

    I bought 11 stright run 3 week old chicks from a lady in our area who buys eggs online haches them and than sells the chicks. She said some of the chicks got mixed up durning haching so she wasnt 100% sure who was what. She did give me a list of the breeds she was hatching at that time. They are...
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    New to this... My first chicks

    OK everyone. I bought my first chicks yesterday. I got 10 chicks that could be purebred wheaten, black copper, cuckoo or golden cuckoo marans. I also boiught one white silkie to add to the bunch because it was so cute! I know nothing about chickens/chicks and was wondering if I posted pictures...
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