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  1. AAJ

    peace with my rooster

    Hello, i just put my rooster in a cage by himself and plan on keeping him there for a few days due to the stess on my hens and my effort on ttying to make him calm. I was wondering what the best way to do this would be.
  2. AAJ

    sick looking chicken

    I have a sick looking hen and I was wondering if it would be okay to use Save-a-Chick supplement for her, she is about a year old.
  3. AAJ

    Cleaning Silkies

    Hi, Its pretty chilli outside now however it is warming up slowly, but when I have a moderate day i would like to clean my silkies. I was wondering what the best way to clean my silkies would be in weather like this.
  4. AAJ

    Lice on silkies?

    Hi, I have white silkies and often they shed some kind of white, dandruff stuff. Is this lice.
  5. AAJ

    wool sheep

    I have some silkies and am thinking about getting some wool sheep. Is it worth it?
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    Buying and selling chickens

    Should I go to a chicken swap this saturday? Will there be anybody there? Also, should I buy some silver laced wyandottes if the person says they are hens and how to I tell if they are hens. They are about 6 weeks old. Please help.
  7. AAJ

    How do I tell the gender?

    I have white silkies and I hatch a lot of them. I know that they are not the easiest to tell the sex of, but there must be some way. I always have people wanting to buy hens that I don't have much of. I would like to know how to sex them so I don't spend much money on the roosters and end up...
  8. AAJ

    My chickens must be miserble.

    I have silkie chickens and since its been hot lately I have had a terrible problem with the fly's. How do I get rid of the flies. Also how do I keep my chickens cool during the summer. They are silkies, which get hot in the summer. Please reply.
  9. AAJ

    Introducing Chickens

    I have 1 year old silkies and 4-6 month old silkies. I once tried to introduce them to my 1 year old hen, but my 4-6 month old rooster tried to fight her. How do I mix them together? They already live next to each other, but not together. I also have a 1 year old rooster, and he does not get...
  10. AAJ

    Will my young hen be okay.

    I have a young, about 4 month old , silkie hen. I have three roosters in with only her. One of them keeps trying to mate her. They are about four weeks older than her, but they get along. Will she be okay, I am getting worried, because if he pulls some of her feathers off she won't be as pretty...
  11. AAJ

    Rain on eggs.

    It was raining this morning and it leaked a little in the coop, so the eggs in my hens clutch got slightly wet. I am trying to incubate them now so I can at least save three. Is it still possible for them to hatch even if they got wet.
  12. AAJ

    My chicks have pasty butt and are not eating much.

    I bought some red pullets from TSC and they have pasty butt and are not eating as much as I thought they would. How to I prevent pasty butt and make them eat more. I have a poultry feed for chickens 16 wks and up, but it worked on my previous chicks. I also have bought plain nonfat yougart that...
  13. AAJ

    Production Reds.

    I went to Tractor Supply today and got six production reds. I want to know what I should for in the future. A couple of them had pasty butt, so I cleaned it off. Is their anything I can do for pasty butt. One of them is kind of sleepy, is that a problem. Thanks.
  14. AAJ

    Silkies and Polish.

    I currently have some silkies and am thinking on getting some polish. Do you think they will get along and not pick at the polishes tophats. Thanks.
  15. AAJ

    Mixing Hens.

    I am building a pen beside my current one for some hens to eat eggs from, because my other chickens are for breeding. I was wondering will ameracaunas, buff orpingtons, and silver wyandottes or rhode island reds go good together. Also, will any of these chickens fly over 8 feet.
  16. AAJ

    My little rooster is bleeding.

    I have a little rooster and a big rooster. I had them separated, but as it looks my little rooster got hung in the fence and my big rooster tore him up. Know my little roosters comb is bleeding and he has blood all over him. I put him in a cage and rinsed the blood off and know he is drying...
  17. AAJ

    Chicks got too hot.

    I left the light on my chicks outside today and when I came back home I remembered that I left the light on, on accident. So I rushed outside and two were passed out barely breathing and the other eight were in a corner sweating. I burried the two that eventually died and I bought the other...
  18. AAJ

    Just in time for Easter!!!

    These are my new silkie chicks. There are 10. Please post pics. or videos of your chicks.
  19. AAJ

    Chicks not chirping.

    I have a broody silkie hen and the eggs are supposed to hatch tomorrow. I do not her chirping like I usually do the day before the chicks hatch. Will the eggs hatch even though I do not hear chirping.
  20. AAJ

    My chicks aren't growing.

    I have 13, 10 week old silkie chicks and they are in a raised up box. I put grass and even open it up to let them get light and air. I do not let them on the ground, which might be why but I am not sure. If you can tell me why they aren't growing or have any suggestions, I would very much...
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