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Silkie Roos are the sweetest.
Thanks for the compliment. :) I will check her crop in the morning. Here are a few pics I snapped of her today.
I use pine shavings.
Here are a few pictures of the coop I took in the spring.
EDIT: The last photo was taken last year (and I since added on to the run).
The partridge is a cockerel, and the white one looks like a pullet.
I will try to get some pictures of her and the house later on (it's raining now).
I will try the rice.
Not sure if it's relevant, but she...
She hasn't been laying at all but I think it's because she's molting. I don't use layer feed, but I have oyster shell available 24/7. Chick...
She is a little over a year old. I feed chick starter and put vitamins and probiotics in water. She is not free range so her diet is consistent....
I know! I was so happy that woman was there. Perfect timing. I gave her my email too so she can send me updates.
Well, I took him to the vet and got fluids in, wormed him, and got some antibiotics. The vet suggested I talk with animal rescue about fostering...
I'm going to get him to a vet. Thanks everyone!
Here is a picture. My husband found him this morning. We can't afford to take him to the vet. Is there an over-the-counter antibiotic that...
UPDATE: The frizzled showgirl with red waddles is a cockerel, and I thought I saw the one without waddles crow this morning. :( I hope I was...
That one looks good to me.
I had one rooster to 3 hens for quite some time before adding more hens. That particular rooster was fine with 3 hens, but I did feel he needed...
1. Is it necessary to treat your flock with antibiotics every time there are respiratory issues (sneezing, discharge, bubbly eyes)?
2. If you...
My guess is all pullets. Lucky you!
Dirt flooring in run freshened up with pine shavings.
In the coop wood floor with pine shavings.
Chick starter crumbles
Electrolytes and probiotics in water
I would use pine shavings and make a spot where they can get shade out of the direct heat.