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  1. Le Mitzer

    Sick DUCK and chicken covered in lice,

    well i have some good news and some bad, my faverolle is doing much better, no more lice, and is with the rest of the flock, but unfortunately the abacot ranger duck died last night, i did the DE method on the chicken with a couple of drops of ivomectin,and it worked like a charm; but the...
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    Sick DUCK and chicken covered in lice,

    im not to sure of the names, i have them written down; the deworm is poly something or other, and the antibiotic is one i have to give with a needle a shot to the neck, they are both french products , and when then the vet explain how to give the shot to the duck, he said that i had to prick her...
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    Sick DUCK and chicken covered in lice,

    sorry to re post how long should i wait? if it has been a week and she hasnt gotten much better, do i wait another week then cull, i dont want to kill her, but i REALLY dont want to kill my entire flock either if they all get sick,
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    Sick DUCK and chicken covered in lice,

    I bought a hooded apricot ranger duck and a faverolle chicken at a poultry show (one month and half ago), and paid 45 euro each, when i brought them home i quarentined them, and have been so ever since ... i notice a couple days later that the faverolle was covered in lice, so I did the DE...
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    Baby buttons PICS

    how long should i keep the mom and dad with the babies, i have started to notice the dad is doing a little bit of feather picking!!!!!!! it will be one month on monday they have been alive.
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    I am a murderer and a terrible breeder

    thank you for the kind words, and you guys are right, i will try and not repeat my mistake.
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    Baby buttons PICS

    no it is a safe and sound cage, and i was thinking of putting everyone in the big cage. mom, dad, and the six babies. any tips on how to catch them. they are quick little devils and i dont have a net small enough to fit in side the cage with out risking escapies.
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    I am a murderer and a terrible breeder

    So i have...HAD seven little button quail chicks and they are a two weeks old. they have been doing great everyone is healthly; everyone is getting along, learning;growning. i have them in a cage i made and it has two sections that i can close independently, one side has the water and play...
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    Six Week Old Quail, Still No Eggs

    mine, took for ever to start laying i got them in october and they just started to lay, i had to wait 8 months before i got an egg, and now i have more then i know what to do with, so just be patient and they will come along.
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    Baby buttons PICS

    well i think i just got lucky,.... i bought then originally from www.fermedebeaumont.com; a great site if you havent heard of it ......i suggest you check it out; they sell everything! and the Ferme de beaumont is know for being a bit pricey but they have some of the purest races of birds in...
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    Baby buttons PICS

    ok so i will have to wait and see; but when should i move then into the bigger cage? 3 to 4 weeks? and oyster shell should i grind them into a powder,? side question i have another couple of button quail and the hen was limping the other day and when i checked her, one of her toes was BLACK...
  12. Le Mitzer

    Male or females?

    the one on the left is a female and the one on the right is a male if that helps
  13. Le Mitzer

    Baby buttons PICS

    So i have done it, well actually i didnt do anything... but my pair of chinese quail hatched 7 cute little quailies... and i am very lucky the mother sat on her eggs for the 19 days, and when they hatched the male started to sit on the chicks to keep them warm. i have them outside in a home made...
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    5 months no egg. do i have four males? PICS

    so far im at ..... Picture #1 2 people say male and 1 say female Picture #2 3 people say its a male Picture #3 2 people say male and 1 says female Picture #4 2 people say Female and 1 says Male
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    5 months no egg. do i have four males? PICS

    well they all live together and no one fights, but there were outside in a large avairy (3 meters square and 2 meters tall),with no extra light. but the silly birds hide inside all day in the dark and came out at night, so they had very little light. but now i have moved them inside into a 1...
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