Chicken Health Chart

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by MikeyJoe, Feb 22, 2016.

  1. MikeyJoe

    MikeyJoe New Egg

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    We started raising chickens about a year and a half ago and are trying to get more in tune with their health and habits. I made a list of things to check and we plan on checking one chicken a week. Does anyone use a chart like this? Can anyone thing of something that should also be checked/observed? Appreciate any help in getting us off on the right foot.

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  2. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Flockless Premium Member

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    Hi and welcome to BYC - what you have is a great starting point I'd say. I guess that as you use it, you will find things that you may have overlooked.

    All the best
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  3. N F C

    N F C phooey! Premium Member Project Manager

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  4. Yorkshire Coop

    Yorkshire Coop Moderator Staff Member

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    Hi :welcome

    Glad you could join the flock! I too agree that your chart is very well thought out. I'm afraid I don't use anything like this with my flock. I hope it helps you with the health of your flock.

    Wishing you the very best of luck and enjoy BYC :frow
     
  5. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     
  6. NickyKnack

    NickyKnack Love is Silkie soft!

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    Welcome to BYC and the coop! There's a lot of great peeps here! Feel free to ask lots of questions. But most of all, make yourself at home. I'm so glad you decided to join the BYC family. I look forward to seeing you around BYC.
     
  7. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    Sounds like a great idea and would work with small flocks but, I doubt someone with large numbers could spare all the time involved with such detailed record keeping. The more time you spend raising them the sooner you will notice when something looks awry.
     

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