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Chickens occasionally lay odd eggs, If she continues to lay eggs like that then there’s probably a problem
If the parents aren’t the same breed then the ducklings are mixed
You shouldn’t try to help the duckling until he has pipped, he might just need a little more time
I believe it usually happens near the hatch. Humidity that’s too high causes the air cell to be undersized, so they don’t have enough air while...
The best way to help prevent dry membranes is to make sure the humidity is adequate
[ATTACH] [ATTACH] [ATTACH] So my ameraucana roo has Had this white thing on his comb for a while now, and I finally looked at it (I’d been putting...
Looks like a barred rock, definitely a roo
Mine are picky too, they'll refuse to even touch some things, that others love
They split up however they want. You can't really predict it.
Just make sure the birds have grit, or forage around rocks, and then just toss it to them
If it's only bleeding a little it should be fine. If he still can't get out by the time the blood vessels have shriveled then you can help him
Sometimes the taller ones are Roos, and sometimes they're pullets
Ducklings can start to quack quite young.
It's just that at a certain age they will stop squeaking m, and only quack.
The hens are the ones...
The one in the back looks like a roo, can you get some more pictures from the side so any saddle or hackle feathers are visible?
You did it right. Just keep an eye on it of course
Do you mean that you're getting 2 eggs a day?
It's not possible for a chicken to lay more that 1 egg per day.
Sex links are good layers, but their egg quality hit bottom at around 2 years due to reproductive problems, so I don't personally recommend them....
You should be ok then. Have you pulled on the wire to see how strong it is? If it doesn't seem like it'll budge then it's should be fine
Do you know how the raccoon got in, in the first place?
They're fine overnight