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    Where can I find Citron Sebright or Golden Sebright Chicks?

    Hello all! I am in Ny by the Mass Vt border and am looking to buy some Citron (preferred) Sebrights or Golden Sebrights. Can anyone direct me to a breeder? Thanks so much!
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    Duck experts needed...

    Hi everyone, I haven't been on here in a very long time but I find myself needing some help with a friends duck. The duck is a Pekin male and has limped some since they got him as a duckling. He is 6 months old and has lived in the house at night and out during the day so he's not acclimated...
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    What color eggs will I get if I cross my.........................................

    BLRW's with EE hens?Most of my EE's lay greenish eggs varying in darkness.....so what color should their offspring lay? Thanks!
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    Have a look at my new budgies....

    I haven't had budgies or "indoor"birds for years...(not counting chicks in brooders ) I was so excited to get these guys....or girls..I am going to have a flock of 4 total...and 2 zebra finches... Any guesses on gender are welcome! This is Chiku....not sure colors here This is Pai...
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    Ahh! Help! Hen in distress, egg bound?

    I have a 2 year old (i think :/ ) Golden laced Wyandotte who is having alot of trouble breathing. She is gasping for air in a way. Her abdomen is very swollen, and she has no sign of upper respiratory problems, however I cannot feel an egg!?!?!? She is currently in a warm bath, we put some oil...
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    Got a goat...?

    I just got a small goat ( about the size of a large dog) She was being fed just hay from the previous owners pretty much from what they said. I talked with the lady at the local feed store and she suggested that since she is only a year old, and already been bred, to give her small amounts of...
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    FEED EXPERTS! Is this feed sufficient or equivalent ??

    I found an Agway store that mixes their own feed for almost half the price of what I pay now for Dumor Unmedicated at TSC. They said they mix corn,soy,calcium and mineral block. The amounts of protein are correct for the layers.My hens get free choice oyster shell as well. My question is, if I...
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    Do silkie eggs have less pores for evaporation?

    I just had a batch of silkies in the bator.3 hatched out of 7. When I opened the remaining eggs,the air cells seemed small and a couple of the chicks were really big. One had internally pipped with it's shoulder...and must have drowned??Humidity at lockdown was 65-75% when hatches were going...
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    What do you think of this??

    http://www.foxnews.com/health/2012/03/20/chickens-possible-cause-urinary-tract-infections/ Sheesh....
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    Can someone tell me about sand in the duck run?

    I wanted to know how much sand it would take for an 18x25 duck run to have it deep enough to be successful.How many inches deep should it be? Also, how does the sand work through winter? Does ice build up on it? Thanks for any help you can give me...
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    Has anyone used Oxine AH as a coop cleaner or as a fogger?

    I just read something on here about this Oxine AH...anybody ever4 use it for any purpose? What do you think of it?
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    How many of you breed to pay for your flocks care?

    I'm wondering how many of you breed to help cut the costs of raising your flocks. I currently am raising geese, turkeys, ducks and chickens to try and pay for my HUGE hobby! I also like to offer folks a few hens at a time so they don't have to purchase 15-25 at a time. So, what do you raise and...
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    Well,I just put 4 eggs in the bator!

    .....yesterday....we shall see if the Mr is doing his job correctly after all! These are Toulouse (production) geese...any suggestions? I have followed Pete55's page so far and even weighed the eggs. One is 173g!! I'm excited to see if any are fertile...if not I have a back up plan...
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    Question about Scovies...

    I am going to sell some mixed breed duck hatching eggs...I have a scovie drake. Do the crosses of scovies take 35 days to hatch as well? Or are they 25-28 like other ducks?
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    Ideas on ventilation?

    I just had a hatch that did not go well. I started with 24 mixed brown eggs.19 made it to lockdown, 8 hatched over a period of 2 days.Temps did fluctuate some but never above 103 in an LG Still Air.The lowest point was on day 18-19 where it was 96 for a few hours...maybe 6? Humidity was 50-55%...
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    UPDATE:-) Funny, funny, funny!! Or Not....

    So you guys know I have been wondering when my turkeys were going to lay? Well, I think they are...!! Look what i just hatched out form my incubator FULL of CHICKEN eggs! I really thought turkey eggs would be bigger and speckled for some reason....lol....they used this...
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    Chloey is making a nest!!

    I was so excited tonight...my DD was locking in the birds for me tonight and said Chloey is acting funny....and she thinks she might be making a nest! I go outside and sure enough...she is making a nest under one of the chicken coops! I don't think they will be fertile yet however...
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    Question for Bantam Cochin fans!

    I have some banty cochins I want to breed. Here are the colors I have right now... Blue splash roo Blue hen Black (blue)Roo Black (blue)hen 2 black frizzles 1 pair of whites 1 Red roo I have the whites together, and the blues and blacks together, and the poor red roo is alone right now. My...
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    What time of day do turkeys lay?

    Is there a particular time , like early morning, late afternoon etc? I have yet to find one turkey egg this year. My Narragansetts are 8-9 months old. Is this typical? The weather here has been nuts....warm then cold...warm, then snow! I just wondered if that makes a difference?? Thanks for any...
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    How much for hatching eggs?

    I was wondering how much everyone gets for their hatchery quality goose eggs. I am thinking of selling some this year possibly. I know to buy geese from a hatchery is about 10-12 dollars each right? I'm speaking about the hatchery Toulouse... Thanks for any help.
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