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  1. Sassy1967

    Duck/eggs/freezing temp situation.....

    My Mallard hen has been laying eggs for several weeks, but she kept moving her nest. She finally picked a spot she's happy with (in our garden) and laid an egg a day for a week and a half. The 2 Drakes and the hen willingly go in the chicken coop with our chickens at night. Last night, it got...
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    RIP Big Daddy!

    My heart is breaking!! When I went to feed my feathered friends and let them out to roam, I noticed Big Daddy (my Yokohama Roo) lying lifeless on the ground. He was given to me by a friend that lost her coops during the April Tornadoes we had here in Alabama. He was her favorite Roo and quickly...
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    Smelly Easter Egger...what could be the problem???

    I recently bought a EE from a friend and when I got her home, I noticed that she had a really bad odor to her. I suppose if I were to describe it, it would be like decay. She's only 1 1/2 yrs old and has a few missing feathers, but no bald spots. She's seems ok otherwise. She stays in the coop...
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    Will Mallard abandon her eggs if I move them??

    My Mallard hen is approximately 7 months old. At night, they go in the chicken coop and sleep with the chickens In the morning, I let them all out so they can free range. About a week ago, I noticed that the duck hen, went straight to the garden and she's been doing that every morning since...
  5. Sassy1967

    Mysterious deaths

    For the second time in the last couple of days, I've gone to say good morning to our chickens only to find one dead. It's like the fall right where they were sleeping. There's no sign of it being a predator attack and they were fine when I put them to bed. What could be going on?? I don't want...
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