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  1. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Can you look at this vein and membrane for advice?

    Backstory, my broody hatched two chicks out and one drowned from terrible rain here Then these eggs were left and I believe this one somehow snuck in without being marked (I had x's on hers) well so I'm not even really sure where this guy come from but I always get the bator going when Broody's...
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    Impacted crop on baby chick? What to do...

    They are only about 2 wks old and I have been treating them for Cocci with Corid...well now I think I have a different problem and the one runt just isn't growing at all...and I don't feel her crop emptying. It feels more fluid like then the other 3 chicks in with her and it's probably bc I'm...
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    Stumped. Chick won't eat. What do I do??

    I have 4 close to day old chicks and they all seemed pretty healthy but then I think came down with coccidiosis and one was especially lethargic...I have been dosing them with Corid for 3 days but she still stands under the light and barely moves...I have seen her here and there eating on her...
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    Please help...I posted in emergency and no one is responding...

    I have a baby born two days ago under mom and it was a little shrink wrapped somehow so I helped get the shell all off...I thought little one just needed time to fluff and get its bearings like any other but this one has had leg/foot trouble almost from the start! It's right leg is ok but the...
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    Need help pls! Is this just crooked toes or straddle too???

    This is my first like this and I had a boot on him but his toes will straighten it's his ankle joint I guess that's turning out??? Going to try and post video but I don't know what to do and I know I have to act fast!!!
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    HELP! Broody giving up at hatch, two pipped and more internal pips!!!!!

    I'm in a MESS! I have 3 broody... First hen, my "reliable" momma hatched out 6 and 7th is trying to hatch... Then, my 2nd mom whos brooded before too and is usually good, just STOPPED sitting tonight!! TWO pips and more internal ones I saw and I have zero clue what to do with all of them bc...
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    Chick not zipping but pushing its way out?!

    I usually have broodies so forgive me if stupid q lol, but this egg was one late hatcher from under a broody (my hub admitted one he sat under was a day later then rest) Anyways, I had the bator up and running just in case and now it's pipped and started "zipping" a little but isn't really...
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    Think the temp is too high in bator and now new chick itching like crazy!?

    I had a chick hatch last night around 7PM and after a couple hrs would go into these crazy itching fits...I got him out of the incubator even though I had pips bc he was panting and I freaked bc my thermometer actually said a teeny bit lower then 99.5 in my LG... Decreased temp a pinch and he's...
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    Need Advice PLS, yolk sac out a little and others are hatching..what to do

    Long story short I had a broody sitting on these and I have no CLUE why they are hatching later...but I candled after she hatched 3 and abandoned all these and they all had chicks in them so I had incubator up and put them all in (ONE thing that could have been off is that another mom started...
  10. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    2 broodies hatching co-hatching?

    I did this before and learned my lesson...BUT my 1st two sat seperate just in same quarters and they fought over everything after chicks hatched and my one momma hurt the other momma :/ BUT... This time...I tried EVERYthing I could to separate and give these two mommas (sisters from last years...
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    Best way to get rid of extra roosters :( Don't want to, but have to...

    We have too many roosters to hens and I need to get rid of most of mine, 2 lavenders (I really wish I could keep the one, my favorite bc he follows me everywhere but my old man is running him off) and a few Lemon Cuckoo Roo's...BIG, Beautiful boys! All very social and sweet but not getting...
  12. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    8 month old Lemon cuckoo Orps and still can't tell?

    We have a flock of about 12 born, one I know is a Roo, he's pretty big bodied just looks more Roo like but these two? Note: we have too many Roos now but knock on wood everyone is ok still and only our old man who's been here forever crows? weirdest thing. And he kinda stopped crowing a ton...
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    Lavender Orp Roo's & Lemon Cuckoo Roo's

    These boys were all born in June, I have two beautiful Lavender Orpington Roo's and a handful of Gorgeous Lemon Cuckoo boys (actual Roo in photo might be retained) These are big boys and Spoiled by myself and my kids...we are so sad to have to cut down on some but do not have enough girls for as...
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    Young Roo questions...not crowing but the behavior is DEF there?

    I have lavender and lemon cuckoo babies...still not sure how many are Roo verses pullet but I have 1 adult EE Roo for a little background...he's really the best Roo by far I've ever had but is it bc of him that there not crowing? I even had one lav come after me (stinker-he's 1st to go and of...
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    What's wrong with them!? Mass in nostrils, now swollen one side of face?

    Our EE about a month ago acted lethargic and sickly but no real symptoms other then just off...but I did notice a mass in her right nostril?! She eats and lays and acts pretty normal besides this now BUT her BFF a golden laced is now not eating as well and acting sick...when I looked at her...
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    My broody accepted two extra chicks but they haven't accepted her?

    I think actually the one is doing better then the other but the other one doesn't really even follow (they only hatched out thurs) the bunch...there were 10 she hatched herself and one hatched late in bator ( one doing better with her)..the other was a helped hatch bc it shrink wrapped and has a...
  17. Mama2B&D&...Chickens

    Our hatch update on 2 dozen shipped eggs :)

    We started with 1 dozen lavender Orpington eggs: 1 broke in arrival and a lot of early deaths: 4 out of the 11 hatched (there gorgeous!!!) Then 12 dozen lemon cuckoo orpingtons: 1 broke on arrival and sadly...as I was getting flashlight to candle for air sacs it fell on eggs :O and cracked 3...
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    Should chick go back with mom or not!?

    I have a chick that yolk sac didnt absorb all way and left very small bit out...like crumble good size and now it's dried up but left a little hard bump...if I want to get her back with momma should I try or will other peck at it!? That's what I'm afraid of but this chick is a live wire and...
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    ChIck hatched sometime before 5 in the am and still has yolk not...

    Absorbed! PLS help!? Should I put Blue Kote on the part not absorbed? There are only two chicks in chick "ICU" and it seems to be doing ok but just hasn't absorbed the little spot...it's about the size of a very small pea? Maybe like the size of a large piece of their crumble food...
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