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  1. jus10inla

    Pretty sure Roo for 2/3 ?

    See attached pics . Hatched approximately first of November. I feel pretty positive 2 out of the 3 leghorns are roos, due to there nature and size. They square up to each other occasionally. The pullet is still growing in feathers. Unsure of the 2 rhode islands; both appear pullet to me...
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    Olive Egger? Roo or Bossy hen

    Almost positive this is olive egger. It could only be a olive or marans, as i hatched both out in that batch but only 2/10 mDe it… the rest a hawk cleaned me out when it broke the fence. according to my records, i hatched it out may 2021. The other olive just started laying. But i think im...
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    Keep mud down - suggestions?

    Yard is 24x24, with a 10x 20 wing. Only section staying muddy is by the waterer. I have 15 chickens, 6 ducks. Ideally once i finish the ducks there personAl water trough the 10x20 wing will be for them. Any suggestions tho for now how to keep the mud down ??
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    Size of Run?

    I have 6 ducks; Rouen & 2 swedish mix drakes, and a pekin, cayuga, & indian runner hen. Currently they are co habiting in a 25x25 run with 11 chickens. Everyone has plenty room to eat, drink, sleep, no fights so far however i am going to separate so i can have the water set up a little...
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    What breed & gender?

    So i was gifted 6 ducks. I know nothing about them other than there nasty & messy 😂😂 i have them set up with nesting boxes . So they wil be taken care of with my 30 chickens.. anyway heres pix. I know 3 drakes & 3 hens. Also, what can i expect about egg laying? There about a year old
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    Ringworm in poop

    Never have seen them in 4 years of having up to 40 birds, but any how apparantly one has them. Im gona treat entire flock, but what is best alternative without catching each one individually? Could i pour apple cider vinegar in there waterer? (On demand 5 gallon bucket with trough) or a powder...
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    BarnyArd mix / trade for ANY crested

    Would anyone be interested in trading a dozen (or more) of my barnyard mix for at least (6) crested? Im looking for polish, large fowl silkie , spitzbaun, etc.. i have orpington, turken, ameraucana, cochin, orloff, legohrn, barred rock & some rainbow / olive eggers. located in 70818 Louisiana
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    Anyone ever heard of a gemstone?

    my local hatchery / small farm is very popular for creating there line of them. Just wondering if anyone heard of it as a different name. Coming up short on gemstone in A search Bar. is this just their name for the saphire gemstone? pix in next post
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    Do i have 2 or 3 roos?

    Will post pix below here . I know 3 & 8 are roo, but 2 may be as well. They are now just under 3 months old, born Mar 1 there is 4 olive egger, an easter egger, 2 marans & a plymouth. What do yall think?
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    Nurture 360 Egg Bumper Guard

    I had some spare time to fab up a egg bumper... give me your thoughts and opinions. I see it as a way teh chicks can thoroughly dry out, while letting there siblings hear them chirp, but not play bumper cars! 22 is way too many I believe , so i made this one for 16. Once lockdown starts and egg...
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    Red Mulch for Nesting Box & Coop Floor?

    Just what it says. Currently i use the pine flake from TSC in nesting box, but i have a few bags of this mulch left. Since the last storm my flakes are soaked. CAn i use this in its place in the nesting box? It is a completely open front design. So plenty ventilation Next, can i put this stuff...
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    How much gumbo here

    Go ahead & break my heart. 8 birds, 6 weeks old tomorow . Looking like 3 pullets & 5 roos. But help me out here got 4 olive egger, 2 maran/welsummer cross, plymouth rock, & an easter egger. *pix under here*
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    Auto feeder with Print / Design i built

    Ok. So i built one of these rather larger, (will explain later on what i learned) but i needed one for the younginz. Here are the sizes wood i used. I had alot of scraps left over from deer stands so i had no cost in this other than screws. Im expecting it to hold 50-75 lbs with ease, as my...
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    Chick walks then falls over

    See video.. what could it be. https://youtube.com/shorts/4zSfkIgBcsY
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    Is this egg bound

    Olive egger. Possibly first egg. Never seen her in nest. Got home found her in n squat position and n corner of run. And covered in mud (from a mean ass roo who has since just met the dirty end of the 410) anyway ive been watching her for the past 2 weeks interested in laying but not serious...
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    Will this water base fit on a standard mason jar

    See this link . i have plenty of mason jars; i need a few for chicks . I have several auto waterers fir the big girls. https://www.tractorsupply.com/tsc/product/little-giant-1-quart-screw-on-poultry-waterer-base
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    Is my girl just cold

    I have 4 or 5 different hens doing this ; just the only one i snapped pic of.. buff orp, olive egg, plymouth rock, turken & cochin are the main ones . They are all puffed up and some arr hiding there heads. Temp is mid to high 30s. Which is extremely cold for south Louisiana 🤣🤣 the other 15 are...
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    High volume float valve

    Good afternoon; has anyone found a decent high volume float valve ? I installed one today and man is it SLOW!! Like trickle out!! Guess you get what you pay for🤷🏼‍♂️🤷🏼‍♂️ 1/2 Inch NPT Mini Float Ball... https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07KSR4XLD?ref=ppx_pop_mob_ap_share at this rate it might be...
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    Issues with new birds not eating

    Good afternoon; i have an auto feeder i built ; app 5’ wide and holds 100 lbs feed. 9 birds can stand beside each other. I have 15 birds been eating from it for approximately one year. I also have some (3) 5-6 month old birds who just came out of brooding pen to incorporate with the rest of...
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    Is this a hiccup ? Burp?

    One of my plymouth has been hiccuping/ burping every so often . Doesnt appear to bother her. What is suggestion.
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