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  1. B

    Wounded Hen

    Warning : Graphic Images Hi all, we had an attack a few days ago and one of our hens is severely wounded. She is doing much better every day but I just wanted to make sure I’m following the correct steps. I have been spraying Banixx on her wounds 2-3 times and day and applying neosporin once...
  2. O

    Introducing New Hens to a flock of 1

    Unfortunately I have lost three of my hens recently to an attack by the neighbours dog. We only have one left surviving, who we actually found in the dog’s mouth. However, she has pulled through and is still with us, although a little traumatised. I don’t want to introduce new hens just yet...
  3. C

    Submissive rooster

    Hi guys! I need help. I have eight chickens that were four months old when we got a rooster that was three months old. He is a silver laced Orpington and is double their size. Their breeds are black sex linked, red sex linked and blue azure. They have been bullying HIM for almost two months now...
  4. M

    Duck attacked by a raccoon

    Hi guys. An hour ago my 8 week old Muscovy was attacked by a raccoon. I ran out and kicked the hell out of it but it got away. My duck has a small hole in its head but is however conscious. I cleaned the wound and ran warm saline water over the wound. He is however too weak to stand or...
  5. B

    Rooster attacking a hen not in their flock

    So recently my chicken has started free ranging, she is only one and her age is 1 too, she is overall healthy, the place I free range in has an established flock with an Aseel rooster and two unknown breeds, Aseel is being the most aggresive and attacks my chicken randomly (my chicken doesn't...
  6. N

    Which Rooster should I get rid of?

    I have a flock of 4 hens and 2 roosters. They are all about 6 months old now. I’ve always known that I have too many roosters but I’ve had a hard time finding a home for one. It wasn’t an issue until this morning. One of my roosters was relentlessly attacking the other. Oddly enough, the one...
  7. kchapman81

    Getting rid of a fox?

    Yesterday afternoon we lost our sweet girl Bramble to a fox. Luckily we were able to catch what was happening in time to save the rest. This happened in their run which we are already working in making it better and getting better (smaller holes) wire however any tips on getting rid of the fox...
  8. C

    Bantam Rooster attacked my new pullets

    Background: I have a 1yr old bantam Delaware that is now (our RIR rooster died of a heart attack 3 months ago) our only rooster in a flock of 19. He grew up with our original flock of 14 RIRs, a d'Uccle, and a Leghorn and was the submissive rooster to the RIR. It took him about a month to...
  9. Diveks

    cockerel hates hens?

    Hey everyone, in my last thread I asked about putting my new hens together with a lone cockerel and lone hen. I have tried introducing them in a somewhat open place and they had a few pecks but they are not fighting. Except that the roo hates them all. he tries to fight them all like other roos...
  10. KristiM

    Hens not laying after hawk attack

    I don't normally free-range my flock, but with our warmer weather, I figured I could let them into our fenced garden to eat all the winter weeds. I tried to spend time out there with them as much as I could. On Sunday, we were inviting a couple friends over for a social distance backyard BBQ...
  11. E

    My hen was attacked (she did not survive)

    My Buff Orpington was attacked at some point this morning and unfortunately she did not survive. :-( I am so heart broken. We had had some scares with hawks in the yard before but always managed to intervene. Today we did not notice the attack until it was too late. I just wanted to make a...
  12. dustin1025

    Duck being attacked

    I have 11 ducks. Only two of these ducks are drakes (runners). I have one Ancona duck that the drakes constantly pick on. Today was the second time I found her hurt and secluded. Ever since she was a duckling she has had a little hobble in her walk. I have checked the bottoms of her feet many...
  13. Catrena

    Neighbors dog Killing all local chickens

    After calling so many times to animal control, after my neighbors chickens and mine dieing....its racking up to 100 birds thus far and he hasint delt with his dogs geting out. 100 birds being in the last year and a half i think. Im sick of it because it takes 6 months to grow these girls and...
  14. C

    Concerned that a person attacked chicken - see pics

    Hi Everyone I have 6 hens and one rooster and have had them for almost a year. They all behave very friendly. This past Sunday morning we discovered one of our chickens had a brutal wound to the back of the head. The picture doesn’t do full justice, but there is a large gash of a hole that...
  15. A

    Unwell Chicken- Help!

    Hi everyone - We have a 2 yr old Isa Brown who is not well and has survived a fox attack. All of the other chickens were taken by a fox/es unfortunately. There are no obvious injuries to her, she was found hiding, and has not moved much since the attack about 4 days ago. She will not eat, she...
  16. KoopinItReal

    Holly berries & AGGRESSION

    Hey all- I learned something yesterday & thought I better share in case anyone else encounters this. There is a large holly shrub right next to one of my coops. When I let my chooks out to free-range for a while yesterday I noticed the holly berries were all perfectly ripe so I pulled a branch...
  17. Nikkijo

    Chick was attacked now limping / dragging foot. Help

    Ine if my Silkie chicks about a month old was attacked by some thing yesterday I found her sitting down shaking with blood all over her back and scabbed up a little bit no feathers. So I brought her in and cleaned her up and she just fell asleep . I brought her outside today and noticed she...
  18. G

    8 chickens disappeared, 1 found dead

    Our 11 chickens free range during the day on our 4 acres of wooded land. They always come back around 7pm, hang out in the backyard for about an hour and then put themselves to bed around 8pm Around 7, there was only 3 chickens in the yard, our 2 roosters and our only Easter Egger My husband...
  19. chickennl0ver

    baby chicken lonely

    so we got 6 chicks in the spring, but very sadly 5 of them passed away recently due to a fox attack, but one survived. we have spent the last week or so tending to her wounds. as of now shes doing a lot better than she was at first, shes even starting to walk on her own (she has an injury on her...
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