DIY CHICKEN KIT

Discussion in 'DIY / Self Sufficiency' started by sarnold1, Feb 28, 2015.

  1. sarnold1

    sarnold1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ok, I wanted to make a thred on what you would put in a chicken kit. Like, what do you think would be handy to have at all times in a "kit" for shows and for everyday chicken keeping.
     
  2. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    A few things that we keep are Vet RX, Nail clippers, Emory board (or file), Baby wipes.
     
  3. sarnold1

    sarnold1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is what I would put in mine:
    A chicken diaper
    A chicken saddle
    A chicken sweater
    Mite killing dust
    Mite killing spray
    A antibacterial ointment
    Bactine
    Light pet shampoo
    Leg bands
    Sharpie
    And the list goes on and on and on
     
  4. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My everyday supply list is a whole lot bigger than my son's show supply list.
     
  5. sarnold1

    sarnold1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Please post it or at least essentials!
     
  6. SammileeChickie

    SammileeChickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Do you need to file chickens nails.? [​IMG]
     
  7. sarnold1

    sarnold1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    It really depends where you let your chickens roam. If they can get to concrete or some rocks and they file them theirselves then no. If the don get to file them theirselves then most likely yes. I usually use dog nail clippers on my bantams but my standards nails don't seem to grow.
     
  8. paddock36

    paddock36 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    If you plan on showing, sometimes you may need to trim their beaks and toenails and you don't want rough edges on their beaks.
     
  9. sarnold1

    sarnold1 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    And, if you do want to trim their nails be carful not to clip them off too close. You may cut into blood!
     
  10. SammileeChickie

    SammileeChickie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'll provide like bricks in their cage thing, but I clip my dogs nails all the time so I probably would clip theirs :)
     

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