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    HELP weak baby quail

    Have you tried adding electrolytes to his water? Other than that I would just say close monitoring is your best bet. Make sure he's keeping warm and doesn't do anything silly again like fall into the water.
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    Fowl Arrangement Question (Ducks+Geese)

    Should have clarified, haha, I'm referring to duck hens, my bad. I have drawn up plans though and that's how I have it set up, drakes together and then the ducks+geese :)
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    Fowl Arrangement Question (Ducks+Geese)

    Yes - I intend to keep the drakes around. That may also be the most efficient use of coop space, too. Thanks a bunch!
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    Fowl Arrangement Question (Ducks+Geese)

    All right, so before the weather drops TOO much more, I absolutely need to get a better home built for my ducks and geese. However, I'm somewhat hesitant because I'm not sure how I want them homed. For some context: 5 drakes, have been on the ranch at least 7+ years 8 hens, raised over this...
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    Black Cochin: Roo or Hen?

    It's tricky telling on behavior for me. As of now I only really get to see the girls every other weekend because I'm in college. Perhaps this weekend I can watch s/he closely and see if I notice any of that type of behavior.
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    Black Cochin: Roo or Hen?

    S/he's actually even older than that, I should've said four and a half months old, I think s/he's nearing the 20 week mark. That's what had me stumped - the fairly red waffles/combs but lack of any prominent saddle feathers, especially compared to the other roos the same age.
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    Black Cochin: Roo or Hen?

    Here is my four month old mystery chick, Gambino. Since it was a mystery chick, I assumed it to be a boy since that's what they usually are. Is that what this one is? [Also apologies for some of the blurry pics, he wouldn't quit moving and I didn't have time to take any more]
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    Buff Minorca: Mochi or Loki?

    Thanks a bunch! What would a roo's look like around this age, much more curled?
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    Happy Friday-Lavender Orpington

    I'd wait a bit! I had a few hens that looked like they would be roos when they were little but grew up to be hens. Plus, you having a variety of breeds makes it a little harder to compare them to each other in terms of growth and size. Maybe post again around 8 or so weeks?
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    Buff Minorca: Mochi or Loki?

    Hi! I have a Buff Minorca who's four and a half months old. By this point in time I think I have most of my chickens accurately sexed - but I'm stumped on this one! I know Minorcas have big combs and I think that's throwing me off. I saw another thread with one around the same age and it was...
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    It's been a while - but as a follow up my goose is strong and very healthy now. Must've just eaten something bad, would be my guess. Thanks so much for all of the help during that stressful time :)
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    I believe she was planning on giving them crushed up. She hasn't given me any updates in a while - I have assumed that no news is good news, but I am going to call and ask today if everything is all right again.
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    Yes - I have left for college and as such have left my mother in charge of my goose. She says she got some naicin pills from Walmart that are 500mg. I don't think that's quite the same, but is it something that is safe?
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    To give it to her in treat form, do I just soak the treat or how does that work?
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    I called a nearby vet and I don't believe they really deal with fowl, so that's a bit tougher (plus even if they could, they're an hour away and I feel the drive may put quite a bit of stress on her) How do I tell what type of deficiency it is? Would it hurt to give a small amount of supplement...
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    I feed them a layer feed, granted I did get the last bag from a different store than usual. She was fine up until now, and the other goose and ducks seem to be healthy. During the day they all free range and get a ton of grasshoppers and lots of flora. Would that Liquid B complex be the next...
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    I will be trying that tomorrow as I will be able to get to town to get some vitamins. I just need to know if there's anything else I can be doing in the meantime to help remedy, as well as what to do if that doesn't help
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    What's wrong with my goose? Please help

    Something is wrong with my sweet girl Honkers. Friday she was perfectly healthy and acting fine. Yesterday, she had what appeared to be a very crooked neck - I have pictures of that. Today, however, she seemed unable to stand or walk properly, as if very weak. She is able to hold her head up...
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    Help! What's wrong with my goose?

    Thank you so much. Today it appears that her neck is a bit better. However, now she seems to be very weak in the legs? She can walk about ten feet and then has to sit down before she can walk again. Quite wobbly. Other than being "weak," she's behaving normally.
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    Help! What's wrong with my goose?

    Yesterday my goose was perfectly normal. Today I got home from work and she seems to have a very crooked neck. What's wrong with her, and what do I do?
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