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  1. lillychick

    New chicks

    After having my beautiful Ruby leave us in July I have now decided to get some new babies. My previous chicks (Isa Browns) were 5 months old when I got them and Ruby was 8 years old when she passed. I am new to bringing up babies Holly and Molly so any advice is welcome. They are New...
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    help

    Just to update you rosie has been on St Johns wart and is on th the road to recovery . thanks for your help she is getting back to her normal self just need her to gain weight now she has started to use her feet again for digging and is a lot more responsive . I knew she was a lille fighter so...
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    help

    Will do and thanks again for your help
  4. lillychick

    help

    Yes I have just been reading about St John wart and I'm thinking there is no harm in trying . I have rosie on my lap as type and will do what I can for her without too much suffering.
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    help

    Thanks I'm sitting her at 4th as I cannot sleep worrying about her she is 2yrs old. Ruby is fit and healthy. Should I keep Rosie away from her I will do some research and get the vet to do blood test they want to do X ray next ($400.00)and although it's not the money would this help would it...
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    help

    Hi I have a problem and I don't know what to do. My chicken rosie is sick I'm on my 3rd vet and still not sure whats wrong. It started about 3 weeks ago. I have 2 Isa Browns Ruby and Rosie. We noticed Rosie was limping . they both free range in a modest backyard in nsw Australia. Well when we...
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    Chicken with bad leg: hurt or Mareks????

    Hi my girl rosie has had a limp for about 2 weeks. I have been to 2 different vets. 1st one said she might have sprained her self so he injected a painkillers. This seemed to have little effect so I took her to another vet. He said she was underweight and thought it was worms as she has been...
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    Australians - Where are you all????

    Hi aussie friends i have a slight problem can anyone help. my girls free range in the yard and are very happy. i have 2 magpies that have been swooping them just recently in the back yard is there anything i can do to stop this
  9. lillychick

    Runny Poo

    Hi my Isaac brown rosy has got runny poos and she's looking a but scrawny. she's very active and they (ruby and rose) are free range every day.Any ideas
  10. lillychick

    Not using the perches

    Should they roost i have 2Isa browns and they are always sitting in there nesting box when I lock them up at night. they free range in the yard all day
  11. lillychick

    12 weeks old. What sex?

    How cute are they. It is very exciting when you get your first egg
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    Australians - Where are you all????

    Thanks for the reply. They free rang in the yard and there is plenty of natural shade . i have been putty ice cubes in their water . its been a bit cooler today. i just love watching them in the yard they have both been very affectionate towards each other today
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    Australians - Where are you all????

    We're all thinking about you in tassie and eveyone elsewhere caught up with the fires sorry you lost one of yours. I've been hosing down the yard i suppose there's not much else
  14. lillychick

    Australians - Where are you all????

    Hi eveyone hope you are all surviving this heat and the girls are coping it's my first summer with my girls and i feel for them any ideas to keeping then cool . tried the hose but they just ran off
  15. lillychick

    no egs in three days!

    this is all reasuring as i will not worry too much about the laying. will let you know when the egg arrives and ruby will get a big treat. just enjoying lots of cuddles with her at the moment
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    no egs in three days!

    Thanks for the reply i live in aus so light is not a problem as we get lots. i took a picture of rubys poo this morning just to see if anyone thinks its normal or not. im not worried about not getting eggs of ruby just want to make sure she's healthy and happy.
  17. lillychick

    no egs in three days!

    Hi, ruby has not laid for some time now. she's eating and moving around as normal. not sure what to do maybe she has decided she didn't like it. I make a fuss if her and when i pick her up i cannot feel if there is an egg or not . haven't tried the bath yet. Will give it ago if we still get nothing.
  18. lillychick

    no egs in three days!

    Thanks for the feed back. they have daily chook food i buy organic laying and scratch mix. they also have sunflower seeds . eveyday they have yogurt (they love it) they are about you1year old.
  19. lillychick

    no egs in three days!

    i live in NSW and have two isa browns. Both used to lay eveyday but recently one Ruby has been laying irregular. she has gone 5 DAYS and then laid i thought it may be the heat but have noticed the other Rosie nicks all the food so maybe she is not getting her share . they both free range any...
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