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    If quail eat too much do they stop laying eggs

    It kills me to be asking this question but a family member swears this is true and I just don't agree
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    Could a racoon kill 40 pigeons like this?? Graphic

    Overnight something crawled into a hole I have no idea how it wasn't noticed and killed like 40 pigeons. I couldn't really get good pictures because ants and beetles started to take over. Birds were dragged out of the coop into a pile and some scattered around. Bites around the neck and not very...
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    Do racoons sport kill? (Graphic killed pigeons)

    Overnight something crawled into a hole I have no idea how it wasn't noticed and killed like 40 pigeons. I couldn't really get good pictures because ants and beetles started to take over. Birds were dragged out of the coop into a pile and some scattered around. Bites around the neck and not very...
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    A question about quail eggs

    I collected some quail eggs. The quail house appears to be about 92 degrees F... I'm giving these eggs to someone to hatch. What temperature will that process begin at? What should I do to increase chances of a hatch rate and so forth?
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    Marketing poultry and food products?

    Does anyone have good advice on how to market poultry products like eggs, meat, quail eggs? I'm currently working for my family's quail farm and I'm trying to learn as much as I can. My brother swears it's very difficult and the market is tough. I'm reaching out to you all to see if I can gain...
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    Any idea this illness?

    I'm getting ready to put these quails down but if anyone knows if it's treatable let me know before I do it.. they have their body splayed out. This is the first time I've dealt with quails I'm unfamiliar with them. I only take care of chickens
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    Injury or illness??!

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    I'm paranoid about this fecal

    I'm paranoid is this coccidiosis poop?? She's inside because I'm monitoring her. I keep posting things about it but I'm just trying to understand because I've never dealt with it before. I did 7 days of the corid powder 1.5 tsp per gallon I reduced it to maybe 1/3 a gallon or so @dawg53
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    Chicken hardly eating but not losing weight

    I have a hen I took to the doctor and he said it was concerning but her physically evaluation seemed phenomenal. I haven't really forced her to eat because she hasn't really lost any weight. I've been monitoring. Should I be forcing her? She just fights me so much if I try. I know her not eating...
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    $2550 vet bill

    My chicken was 2.7 pounds and I woke up one day to find her looking this way. I knew she wasn't well for some time but I couldn't figure out what the issue was. I brought her to the vet and told the doctor putting her down was not an option and I'll spend any amount of money. He took an x-ray...
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    Corid to a chicken who was already on medications?

    I hospitalized a chicken. She was given lots of medicine 2 doses on Ponazuril last dose was on 7/2 (Two weeks apart) baytril 68mg half tablet twice a day last dose was on 7/9 Meloxicam 1.5ml/mL last dose was on 7/4 The tech called and said there was coccidiosis present I'm not entirely sure...
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    Chicken waste

    Does it concern anyone?
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    Head feathers missing?

    Have you guys ever seen this? I haven't been aware of any fights... Maybe lice or mites but haven't seen any either. Can someone point me in the right direction
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    Chicken toenail dying

    I looked around a bit for some answers but I decided to just post. The other week I was lifting stones to help the chickens find worms and accidentally dropped it on her toe nail. I just checked again and it's literally dying. It started to shrink and it's basically going down to her toe. She's...
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    Chicken Jerky????

    Has anyone made chicken jerky?? how is the texture compared to beef jerky? Are there any tips/tricks and recipes you guys like?
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    Why does my hen attack me when...

    I have a 1year old bantam. She's follows me everywhere. My other bantam doesn't like her either so she doesn't have anyone but me to really socialize with. I have a rir chicken that gets super snappy when I'm holding my bantam to the point where she tries to attack or she gives a mean look with...
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    Yet another worm question....

    I know there is a post here about this I really do but i dewormed my chickens with wazine a few days ago and like an idiot I forgot to clean one area of of my bantams like to sleep so now she is reinfected. What dewormer can I use to follow this up with? Round worms Could I use wazine again if...
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    clean project

    I'm cleaning up the chicken area that's become an EXTREME health concern. I'm very concerned some type of fungus is growing around the area and I'm having some respiratory issues. I need to spend some time removing whatever is causing it and need some removal or cleaning tips
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    Broilers VS hardflooring

    I read some posts but didn't see what I was looking for specifically ... If I were to use a hard flooring in a coop will that cause pain for a broilers feet seeing as they get so heavy?? I want an easy to manage floor so I can clean often. This is for 500 Cornish x
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    Difficult question about broilers and food

    If I were to feed broilers 1/3 of their feed worms. How many worms do you think 6,000 chickens eat in a month
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