1. winglesschicken

    Day old chick possibly ate and drank

    I was told that they are not supposed to eat until they're 3 days old. Is anything going to happen to the chick because it possibly ate and/or drank?
  2. Dfarago

    Chick grit

    My native soil is on the sandy side ( I live in the desert). So do I really need the chick grit?
  3. C

    Loner chick

    Hey all, So, I got nine baby hen chicks in December. They're six weeks old. I live in Utah and it is super cold right now so we kept them in a brooder in the heated garage for as long as possible. Moved them to the coop about 10 days ago. I've had chickens in the past but this is the first time...
  4. cluckmecoop7

    The Clucky Coop Adventures - 2020 CHAT

    Hello, :frow Welcome! Want some mealworms? This thread is called "The Clucky Coop Adventures". This is my 2020 chat/updates thread. I'm hoping to update it daily. I will be sharing **LOTS** of pictures and stories + updates and questions. I'll start with my pets: I have a small flock of six...
  5. rascal66

    Looking for Blue Partridge Brahma in western WA

    Does anyone in western WA raise and sell Blue Partridge Brahmas? Id love to get a cockerel for my future breeding. I'll consider chicks, older birds and even hatching eggs. Please feel free to message me for more details. I'm hoping to find a local breeder.
  6. O

    Green pus blisters?

    Attacked by a cat 2 days ago. Bitten right on her hock/"knee". There is a small puncture hole and the whole area is blue and bruised. Been cleaning daily. She puts NO weight on it and uses her wing as a crutch to get around. She is confined to a small area, to limit the use of the leg, with food...
  7. BestDiscoMan13

    Help I have a chick with a unabsorbed egg sac!

    Help I have a chick with a unabsorbed egg sac! It's a silkie and polish cross it has a sac on its stomach leaking egg yolk the chick is weak but sweet. Does anyone know anything to help please? What should I do?
  8. G

    Clipping Chicks Wing!!!!!!

    Hi. My brooder is spacious but the walls arnt that high. Last night one of my chicks was trying to fly over the walls. She was successful . I raised the walls about 5 in higher but she just keeps scaling them! Will have to clip her wings her wing feathers are fully formed. How do I go about this...
  9. L

    Is my chicken a rooster or hen?

    My chickens are just getting to the point where I can see if they are a rooster or hen. With my australorp, I can’t seem to find out what it is. I got it as a chick in the beginning of June/ end of May.
  10. Verbon30

    How to cull chick humanely

    I have a day chick with deformed legs it's clear that he will never walk. i can't like cut head off or anything like that
  11. NorthernChick1

    Criss Cross Stumbling Chick

    I have 2, 4 week old silkie/ee chicks. One is big and healthy but from a week old one had issues walking. At first we thought it was a deficiencie of some sort so we gave doses of vitamin e and egg yolks for a week which seemed to help. But the past two days ive noticed shes always laying down...
  12. G

    Baby Cohrin Any Suggestions?

    :weeIn the haste of (or lack of) chicken math I have just purchased a Golden Laced Cohrin chick:love:celebrate about 3 days old. Im guessing it's a girl.... Anyone have suggestions on how to raise Cohrins? What's to like and what not? Why do you like them? I'm looking for any and all ideas on...
  13. E-Moo

    In need of Coturnix Quails!

    Hello! I am looking to buy 3-4 coturnix quail hens -or chicks-. If you are in the Bay Area, And have quails or know someone who does, please inform me! Thank you.
  14. ChickChic00

    Chick imprinted on me

    Had to help chick hatch, now it's imprinted on me. How do I get it to un imprint?? It screams until I pick it up. And I can't just leave it in the brooder because it echos. And my great grandmother is sleeping also. So I don't wanna wake her up.
  15. B

    I'm new here!

    (1) Are you new to chickens / when did you first get chickens? I am certainly not new to chickens. Our oldest girls are about 6 years old. We ordered chickens about 6 and half years ago through an online catalog. Since, we rescued a rooster and eventually we've raised a few of our own chicks...
  16. TrentT

    Who's the mom?

    I just had several chicks hatch. Father is a purebred Welsummer. Potential mothers include golden campine, silver campine, and silver leghorn. The chick on the right in the first pic was mothered by a RIR, but the black one and the chick in the second pic could be from any of the hens listed...
  17. ecb4156

    Ronnie the Chick

    So I recently caught a chick whom I named Ronnie. I don’t know what breed “it” is or sex. I had to clip it’s wings so it wouldn’t fly out of the brooder. Please let me know what y’all think. Also I am getting a Cochin chick around the same age to go with this one :)
  18. fallbeaks

    What in the heck am I?

    Hello all! I'm very new to chickens, but i absolutely adore them so far. For a bit of background on this question two of my four original chicks got eaten by dogs so i got 2 more. The chick shown is grom tractor supply. The bucket said "straight run bantam mix" I'm trying to figure out if...
  19. rascal66

    Chicks are dying, don't know why

    I have about 50 chicks in the barn that I'm raising for meat, there are various breeds, like Brahma and RIRs. (Frypan special). They are roughly a month old now. In the past 3 days, 3 of my Brahma chicks have died on me.1 right now is hunched over, very weak and I'm sure she's going to die in...
  20. TopazMaster91

    [Integration] Apparently my three older pullets are savage?!

    So, I have three pullets, ages are around 9-10 months old. They are the following breeds: Buff Orpington, Barred Rock, Cream Legbar. For the first 8-9 months of their lives, they were alone, happily cohabiting a crappy pre-fab coop from tractor supply (note: new BIG coop is almost built!). They...
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