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  1. ariri30

    Winter chicks/thanksgiving chicks

    My bantam pullet is brooding three eggs for the third time this year. I tried to break her and was successful a few times but at the end she won. I don’t want to bring her inside the house and the garage is as cold as keeping her with the rest of the flock. If I keep the water warm for the...
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    Boy or girl

    My hen hatched 5 eggs from my own mixed chickens and I’m 110% sure 4 are cockerels but this one I’m not so sure
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    Please advise

    I have a one year old rooster. He is great because he’s not aggressive with people or the hens, my issue is that he is too violent when he’s matting with them. I have 9 hens and him and all their backs are bare and getting infected. I filed all his claws and spurs down and the damage hasn’t...
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    Hatching question help

    My OEB hen hatched three chicks on Friday she had four eggs, one egg she kicked out because it didn’t hatched but when I candled it it has what it looks to me a way behind incubated egg. I picked it up and put it in the incubator. My question is, is it possible that she laid an egg after she...
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    This is going on for a few weeks

    She’s laying eggs and she’s not setting on eggs either :barnie I can’t wait for her to make up her mind and sit already
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    Blood on eggs

    My oeb laid a very bloody egg. Should I worry? I want to check her but she’s pretty wild and I cannot catch her I might be more susceful when she’s sleeping tonight if I can reach her in the coop. Or should I just leave her alone. She’s acting normal right now. Scratching around the yard. Edit...
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    Sick rooster

    My little rooster comb doesn’t look good. He’s acting normal but it doesn’t look like he has eaten anything. Can someone help me out please? I checked inside his mouth and it seems clear. No sneezing or coughing TIA
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    Thinking about getting ducklings

    I can’t wait for TSC chicks day. I want to get some duckings. They have a minimum of 6. Last year I got two ducklings and six chicks. All the chicks turned out to be pullets and the two ducklings male. It’s there a way to kind of pick out at least two females out of a straight run? I’m getting...
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    What breed is this guy

    I posted back in July about this little guy. I got eggs from a friend of a friend and told him they were seramas but I have doubts
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    What kind of cockerel is this?

    I got this cockerel from a BYC member that was rehouse him. She said he’s a Orpington and barred rock. But the comb is not from those breeds. He’s very mellow so far. I might try to hatch some eggs from my LF chickens. I have one BR and two BA. a SLW and an EE that are about 14 weeks old
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    Weird question

    I have an 7 month old cockerel and 10 weeks old chicks. Yesterday while I was watching them I saw the older cockerel trying to mate with one of the 10 weeks old chick that I think is a baby roo. Does the older cockerel knows if the chick is a male or female better than I do? Or was he confused...
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    What breed

    Just got these chicks at a feed store and the owner wasn’t there. The boy that was attending the store knew nothing about chickens so he couldn’t tell what they are. Thanks
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    Please help me. What happened to my chickens?

    :hit:(This morning I found feathers everywhere and I cannot find my chicken snowflake. No blood no body only feathers. Two chickens flew to my neighbor’ Yard they are back now. and the rest were in the coop scared. I looked around and couldn’t find anything but when I looked up there was a...
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    How do I know if she’s is serious about being broody

    pixie my silver Sebright has been clucking and fluffing for a few days now. She gets in her nest for a couple of hours gets out and then she act like that all day and then go to sleep with the rest of the chickens. I want her to hatch her eggs. But how serious is she? Does it take a few days...
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    I don’t think this are Seramas

    I was given some eggs and this cuties hatched under my Broody Dutch I was told they were Seramas eggs. But the comb tells me they are not. Am I right?does know what they could be. Thanks in advance!
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