I got a rooster about 2 months ago and his previous owners put a band on his leg so you could identify his breed, and I guess before his spurs grew in it slid down to his foot. Now it cut through some of his foot. I have some pictures. And there is this black thing on one of his toes that is...
Sometimes they get up to get food and water. That’s normal. The poop, that’s normal too, that happenes when they don’t have a lot of food. If she continues to get off her eggs, keep the tread updated. Until then, let Mother Nature do her thing!
I am deciding to hatch some more chicks! This is going to be my 3rd batch. I haven’t hatched chicks in about.... 6 months? So I’m gonna be a little rusty. I have forgoton the temperature to put the incubator on sooooo... help on that :lol:. I just plugged up my incubator for it to get warm, and...
Have you tried putting them into the roost at night? If you haven’t, that would be a good routine for them to get into. If you do start putting them into the roost, that should make them get up in the coop.
Good for you! I have been living the “country life” for about 9 years now! I love living out in the middle of no where and it is great not have too many neighbors so your roosters can crow all they want! I hope you have a good time living the “country life!”
And a few questions:
Do they have wet bedding? (Like if it’s been raining or there’s a lot of poop)
Is there any rotting wood that you can see?
Because if there are any “yes’s” to these questions, your flock could be infected with Aspergillus.
It’s a type of mold that can infect chickens.