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    Hen pulling out her own feathers??!

    My chicken Blanche is a 2 year old GLW. I have been noticing in the past few days she's peen PULLING OUT HER OWN FEATHERS. I even saw her eat a few, I'm not sure it was intentional or not. One of her shoulders has a big bald spot. She is focusing on her shoulders and the side of her body. She's...
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    Hen has inflamed red spots and losing feathers? Help!

    Hello! I’ve recently noticed one of my GLW (2 years old) has developed some bald spots. The skin in the area is really inflamed and red. She’s also been acting weird. She is separate from the rest of her flock most of the time and is very timid now. Also very skittish. She still has a good...
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    Hen shakey...is she sick? Help!

    Hi all- Two days ago one of my hens (Ri) fell into a small pond we have in the garden that the flock hangs out in. Its a small pond in a rubbermate tote (100 gal./65-68degrees). Sometimes the hens drink water from it and Ri must have fallen in bc we found her in the pond when we went to check on...
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    Hen acting weird during recovery

    Hi all. My 15 month old hen got bumblefoot. I took her to the vet and got the scam removed and got it all cleaned up. She is on meds and we dress and re-wrap the the wound once per day. Today is day 5 that Murphy has been in the house seperated from the rest of her flock (4 other hens 1...
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    New Rooster might have respiratory issues? Help!

    Hi all - i just added a rooster to my flock of 5. My hens are 1 year old and my rooster is about 16-20 weeks old. I got him from a friend of a friend and was only told that he is super friendly and they just don't want a roo. I've never had a rooster but the noises he's making don't sound right...
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    Chicken plops down too much..?

    I have 5 GLW's all about 3 months old. Blanche, my biggest girl, has all of a sudden developed a hard time standing in one place for more than 30 seconds and kind of walks a little wobbly. My biggest concern is that she plops down every few minutes. I've been monitoring her all morning (noticed...
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    Chicken loosing balance? What do I do?

    Hi guys- I have 6 GLW's all about 3 months old. Blanche, my biggest girl, has all of a sudden developed a hard time standing in one place for more than 30 seconds and kind of walks a little wobbly. I've been monitoring her all morning (noticed this last night just before dark) and she still...
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    Chicken run question

    Hey all- I’m in the process of making a chicken coop and chicken run for my 5 GLW hens. The coop is a big plastic shed and I’m going to buy wood and wire fencing to make an enclosed attached run for them to go in during the day. I live in CA near the forrest and next to a national forrest park...
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    Help! Loud chicks!

    Hi all- I have 5 Golden Laced Wyondottes, about 2.5-3 weeks old. I'm new into the chicken world, so I don't know if the chirping is bad or not. I have them in a brooder with a hay, heat lamp, food, water, and perching stuff. I don't think they have been all that loud at all, but I just noticed...
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    Help! Can I separate a baby chick w/ pasty butt in same brooder as others?

    I have 5 chicks, and one of them has pasty butt. I think I laid the prep-h cream on a little thick. Now his down (whats left of it) around the vent looks almost wet or matted from the cream. I noticed another chick pecking at the area so I separated the sick chick from the rest. he has his own...
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    Pasty butt...I think. I need cures!

    Hello, I am now the owner of 5 chicks. theyre estimated about 2.5-3 weeks old. All of their little butts were fluffy until I noticed a few days ago that one of our chicks, Wynona, has what looks to be pasty butt. Wynona had previosuly been chirping loudly almost non-stop for a few days and some...
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