Tomorrow the kids and I are leaving for Germany for 2 weeks, and hubby is staying here to "hold down the fort" and care for my chickens. I know it's horrible, but I'm worried SICK about my girls, and wish I could take them with me (actually, we're going on a farm vacation, so do ya think they'd let me take them on the plane...?). Yes, DH is the same man who gave them a serious case of swollen crop about 2 weeks ago, when he cooked them a huge lunch of leftover spaghetti, grains, cereal, whole grapes, and whatever else, and these gluttonous (sp?) birds ate every last bit of it and then just stood around the yard, unable to move, and obviousely sick. Please, good people, if you see a post in the next 2 weeks with my name on it, asking for help, ANSWER IT!!!! Help him take care of my girls, PLEASE!!!!