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  1. RubyNala97

    Issue with newly hatched Polish chicks

    Hello! I have bred silkie chickens for a few years and this month decided to hatch my first batch of polish eggs. Eggs were shipped from a breeder in Florida (I’m in NY). Eggs began hatching yesterday morning and finished up overnight last night. I had 3 in the brooder last night and they seemed...
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    Purebred Silkie Hatching Eggs

    I have purebred Bearded Silkie hatching eggs for sale: 12 plus extra for $32 (shipping additional) Colors included in my pens are black and paint. I hatch white & black (splits) and paint chicks. (It is possible to hatch partridge but less likely). I pack with EXTRA care & time to ensure the...
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    ISO White Call Duck Hatching Eggs

    I'm looking for pure white call duck hatching eggs. Doesn't have to be immediately. I'd love to even just have a contact to get them in the future or when girls are laying. Must ship. Thanks!
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    Call Duck Hatching Eggs

    I have some fertile Call Duck eggs. I have grey males and silver and blue bibbed females. I have hatched these eggs myself and am currently hatching them and fertility was excellent. Please pm for details or questions. Thank you.
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    House duck with eye and nasal discharge.

    Hello, my house duck has something going on. She is a call duck and is 8 months old. She lives inside the house full time. She was fine last night but this morning I noticed she was not as messy as usual, then I saw her right eye was shut and there was a tiny bit of yellow discharge in her right...
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    18+ Purebred Silkie Hatching Eggs

    I have purebred silkie hatching eggs, I can ship out today and/or tomorrow (10/11 & 10/12). 12 plus extra=$32 (shipping additional) 18 plus extra=$47 (shipping additional) Colors included in my pen are white, black and paint (most white and blacks are split to paint). I check fertility on a...
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    Oxytet Use & dosing...

    This is the antibiotic I have on hand. I had two young pullets get sick this past week. Both showing signs of wry neck. I'm not sure what's going on but I've been treating them both as if it's a vitamin deficiency and there has been no improvement. They are isolated and I'd like to add in an...
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    My hens vent is extremely impacted!

    My hens vent is a solid rock of poop. It looks very painful. I have a pic. I'm soaking her in warm water as week speak. I don't want to pull on it for fear I would prolapse her. Please help!!
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    Brinsea Mini Eco Incubator

    I purchased this incubator in May, 2015, new with 3 year warranty. Used 3 times, once to hatch chicken eggs, once to hatch peafowl eggs and once to hatch quail eggs. Very dependable and easy to use. Shipping charges will be extra. Here's the official description: Brinsea The Brinsea Mini Eco...
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    Hen sitting in nest box and pushing...?

    This is my first year raising chickens. All of my chickens are still young except I bought 2 hens about 3 weeks ago. I've been getting about 3 eggs a week between the 2 girls and today was actually the first time an egg was laid in the actually nest box, instead of the coop floor! But since...
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    WTB Paint Silkie Pullets/hens/trio, Breeder Quality

    I am looking to expand my flock and purchase quality stock, paint silkies. I am in NY and most likely would need them shipped. Mostly looking for females, but would consider a breeding trio. Also, if you don't have any but know of any paint breeders, I would love their information. Please feel...
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    Need advice on a single hatcher!

    I have one single cortunix quail baby that hatched. I'm worried about him/her being alone. Do they do ok alone?? I could only find 3wk old button quail (nys state law says I have to buy 6). I'm going to see if the seller will "donate" me 2 or 3. Would it be better to put him with the button...
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    First time hatching quail question...

    So my neighbor has 6 coturnix quails that he picked up about a month ago at an auction. They started laying eggs right away and he just left them in the enclosure, outside, untouched wherever they were laid. He didn't want them so I took 3 out and stuck them in my incubator, just for fun. They...
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    Assisted hatch peachick not doing good...help.

    I assisted a wrong side pipper yesterday morning. He was positioned incorrectly in the shell. He slept most of the day with his legs/feet out to the side. I was hoping he just needed time to strengthen his legs. 2 others hatched later in the day and are now up and walking. He can't walk or put...
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    What color are my silkie chicks...

    Can anyone tell me what color these two Silkie chicks are? The eggs came from a BYC breeder, the lot was for a mix of recognized colors. Most eggs were buff. Chick#1, I'm really not sure. She looks multicolored but no dark coloring like the partridge. Maybe splash? And the 2nd chick, is dark. Is...
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    Please help me identify this lone chick...

    I thought I made a post but I'm having trouble with my phone. Please tell me what kind of chick this is. My children's music teacher gave it to me to try and integrate with my babies. If you need a specific picture just let me know. Thanks.
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    Questions about my first chicks

    I have two, 3-week old silkie chicks. They are doing great! But I have some questions. Please help! 1) at what age can I take the marbles out of the water? 2) they have a sand bath in their brooder, do I still need to offer extra grit? 3)they are getting bored. They run and jump in my hand...
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    OT: YouTube hatching videos

    Has anyone else watched the dozens of YouTube videos of hatching chic/ducks eggs where people are hatching with incubator lids off and pulling babies out of shells during zip, like it is the completely normal thing to do??? I can't wrap my head around it! Just wondering if anyone else has...
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    Orphaned ducklings

    My neighbor has ducks. He had a nest of eggs that hatched approximately 7 days ago. Last night a raccoon came and ate the mother duck. He had the babies in a small cage outside but they were wet, cold and crying. I've taken them in, there are 3 of them (someone else took the others.). I have...
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    Babies almost here, what else do I need?

    So my babies are due to hatch any day now. This will be my first time having chicks/chickens. What do I need for them? I have: •a brooder w/bedding •red 250 watt light •water dish with marbles •feeder w/medicated chick starter .thermometer •chick stick (treat) •chick electrolytes Can any pros...
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