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    SUPER speckled egg, whats up?

    Hey! So some of my spring chicks finally started laying, two days in a row I have gotten a brown egg that is so speckled it is almost white! The speckles fade when I hold the egg and come back once it is left alone. The brown is quite dark under the speckles but its hard to tell. What is going...
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    Spraying for lice in -30 and below

    Hi all! Looking for advice on continuing treatment for lice. Just over a week ago I did a thorough spray of permethrin spray which the bottle said was 1% permetherin so i did a 1:1 with water. I need to go ahead a do a follow up spray however the last 3 days and the next week or so we have a...
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    Help with Mites/lice treatment

    Bit of a quick Hx on the situation: I have 25 chickens, 10 were integrated after and 1 month quarantine and treatment for black mites. Only found on 2 out of 10 but treated all with a garlic juice + essential oil blend, sprayed to vent and under wings every second day, missing a couple...
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    New chickens have mites

    Hey all! We picked up 10 pullets today. I inspected them at the breeders, didnt notice anything until we were on the way home and I picked up a feather one dropped on the floor. No less than 5 tiny mites were crawling on the feather and then onto me. Black, red and black with grey all present...
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    Could they be molting?

    Hi all! I have a fairly young flock, most around 5-6months old, a have 5 slightly older brown hens that we had acquired and integrated into the flock. They came to us around 28 weeks old and have been with us since end of July. A couple weeks ago our egg production went from 20 a week, to 9 a...
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    Any breed guesses?

    Hi all! I am wondering if anyone recognizes any of these chicken breeds. I have some speculations but I am very new to chicken keeping and definitely am relying on plenty of google searching. They are all around 5-6 months old. Pictures 1&2: I have no idea what the two completely solid...
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    Hello!

    Hi everyone! I live in Manitoba, Canada and recently started chicken keeping since moving to an acreage. We currently have 21 chickens we raised from chicks currently between 5 and 6 months old. We have 10 cockerels right now but will be reducing this shortly as we have quite a bit of fighting...
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