Dixie Chicks

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by Amberjem, Jan 1, 2015.

  1. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

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    Place to share some good times, bring out the old southern recipes, wave your good ole boy or gal flag, share lots of pictures, laugh until your stomach cramps, and generally bring a smile to our chicken loving hearts.

    Be respectful, Don't forget your sense of humor, grab your favorite BBQ recipe.
    Your welcome to join if you, have a sense of humor, told a joke, ever laughed at a good joke, like new jokes, can't find enough joke books, or if you ever heard a chicken joke and giggled.


    Welcome


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    Last edited: Jan 3, 2015
  2. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Hi jem
    Let's start this thread off with some helpful pictures!
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    Comb types

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    Feather sexing

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    Based on the above information this is a pullet wing
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    And this is a cockerel wing

    Here are some informative threads.
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/a/common-egg-quality-problems
    Egg quality
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/...s-charts-and-lots-of-reading-updated-nov-13th
    Anatomy
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/878773/attention-newbies-to-incubating
    Humidity and incubation
    https://www.backyardchickens.com/t/261208/sex-linked-information
    Feather sexing

    Here's a useful link for diagnosis some illnesses with chicken poop
    http://www.the-chicken-chick.com/2012/02/whats-scoop-on-chicken-poop-digestive.html?m=1
    And this is a video about vent sexing


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    HOMEMADE ELECTROLYTE SOLUTION courtesy of The Chicken Chick
    1/2 teaspoon salt substitute*
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1 teaspoon table salt
    1 tablespoon sugar
    1 gallon water
    *Salt substitute is readily available in most stores in the spice aisle near the salt, but if you do not have it, don't worry, the solution will still have most of the benefits intended to combat heat stress.

    This electrolyte recipe also works well for use with other forms of trauma
     
    Last edited: Jan 7, 2015
  3. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] 'ello dudette whats shakin? any eggs shakin?
     
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  4. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    3 shaking and bopping about, all but one piped externally and I candled quick the last guy has piped internally! Looks like 7 for 7!
    Yours?
     
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2015
  5. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

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    and the other three all have pips!
     
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  6. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Sweet
     
  7. BriardChickens

    BriardChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Yay for hatches! Mine (should they still be viable) are ~1 week away...
     
  8. hennible

    hennible Overrun With Chickens

    Good luck with your broody BC
     
  9. Amberjem

    Amberjem Overrun With Chickens

    I am soo excited LOL I keep running back and forth...
     
  10. 1kluckychik

    1kluckychik Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I sure wish this chick would come out, he's not making much progress! been like this for hours
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