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  1. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Originally Posted by Leahs Mom
    M2H - One of these days I’m going to get some VetRX for my first aid kit. I have the NuStock and really like the results whenever I’ve used it (even on people). I’d like to compare the VetRX and see how it does. I wonder if it could just be mixed at home from those items. I know some folks make a home made NuStock, but I have never felt inclined to do that.

    Originally Posted by CCCHICKENS
    there are many other medicenes that work way better than vet rx. It wirks for really small things and then is usless, it is like glorified vapor rub for chickens. but it dies wirj for small simple things.

    Originally Posted by Leahs Mom
    That’s what I’ve heard....and one of the reasons that I like the NuStock as it is so helpful for many things. I think the VetRX, based on the ingredients, would be useful for scaley leg mites. But so is regular cooking oil... I’d still like to check out the VetRx and see what I think. If nothing else, I’d like the smell :D

    Originally Posted by CCCHICKENS IMO it stinks (smelling wise not quality wise lol)

    CCCHICKENS~ Camphor comes from an evergreen tree, so I didn’t find the smell offensive and it didn’t linger. To me, it smells kind of like Vicks VapoRub, which also contains camphor.

    From my experience, VetRx worked better for scaly leg mites than oil alone. Camphor acts as a pesticide to scaly leg mites and the oil mixture provides a suffocating barrier. Similarly, NuStock contains sulfur powder that acts a pesticide and the oil mixture provides a suffocating barrier. Either would probably be more effective than oil alone.

    Leahs Mom~ To make homemade NuStock, people probably mix sulfur powder with Vaseline. I’m like you-- why do that when you can buy some that’s no doubt mixed up better than trying to stir powder into Vaseline! Haha
    danad~ My gosh, you have had more than your share of bad luck! Sorry to hear about your cute doggy. The vet couldn’t tell what she swallowed? What items are you missing around your house? Hope she passes it so you both don’t have to deal with surgery!

    Anything new with the nutty neighbor with the neglected, nefarious dog?

    Good thing we can click on your tiny photo to see your hen! Haha It looks a lot like my EE --see photo on page 1462 following the pics of the geese.
     
  2. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Lora, Old Salt, & Farker Farms~ Usually EEs are so sweet! I’m surprised to hear that the EEs from Farker Farms are mean. Now if they had originated at Old Salt’s, then I could understand why they have behavioral issues!

    Old Salt posted: I nipped off the point on their beaks and talons and hobbled them. I soon took off the hobbles so they could run for their lives.

    Geez. Are “hobbles” a nicer word for SHACKLES? [​IMG]

    Old Salt posted: I dusted them heavily with Sevin just in case.

    Of course you did. [​IMG]

    After you dust your hens with pesticides, do you wait two weeks to eat their eggs?

    Old Salt posted: However will we cope? Does anyone on the thread know of a support group we could join until Too Fast gets back?
    Am I going to have to carry the ENTIRE load of provision of the insane point of view by myself? This is too much up with which to put. (Don't end a sentence with a preposition).
    I will send you a bill for my therapy.
    John

    Old Salt/John~ There's a vacancy at the institution since I escaped.
     
  3. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    kabhyper~ Wow! They look like they are having fun. What a great place for them to run. Hope they aren't bothering Lavender's brooding. I guess I'll have to use your tactic and buy an incubator so that I'll suddenly have broody hens!

    Do you sell the alpaca's hair for weaving fiber?
     
  4. kabhyper1

    kabhyper1 Chillin' With My Peeps

    She is in the barn, but she is used to them. They don't seem to affect her. All of my chickens hang out right with the alpacas. They eat the alpacas minerals in the stalls and use their water trough. They all seem to get along fine. The chickens were in the coop in the video. They dont get under foot when the alpacas run around. They have learned to steer clear. I have a broody silkie now too. She is sitting on ten eggs in the silkie coop. I have another ten eggs to go into the incubator. I am going to have my hands full. Hopefully I can find homes for some silkies. lol. I have a barn full of fiber right now. Getting ready to sell it raw. I don't spin or weave myself, so i will sell it to someone who does.
     
  5. Mother2Hens

    Mother2Hens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Very funny, descriptive story! [​IMG]

    Too Fast posted: wow at first glance, I thought you were saying that her dog ate your newspaper ololol.

    Too Fast~ Haha ~ BYC should have a cell phone texting translator!
    vickichicki posted: Sorry if I posted the same thing 400 times in a row. The phone version can be a pain I the buttocks.

    vickichicki~ BYC should have a cell phone multi-posting eliminator!
     
  6. toodlesmom

    toodlesmom Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What a hilarious description! I laughed aloud reading it!
     
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    rehric00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Good luck!
     
  8. rehric00

    rehric00 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    What is she? I got her ay TSC this spring
     
  9. Old Salt 1945

    Old Salt 1945 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Didn't see that many. Maybe 30 in an hour.

    http://www.ebay.com/itm/Accuteck-S-...245?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item33744a9a05

    Digital postal scale. Watch for maximum weight. One capable of 86# costs no more than one with a 50# limit. Be sure to include shipping with price when comparing price.

    John
     
  10. Too Fast

    Too Fast Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Why, that's a chicken. She will lay eggs for you! Otherwise, people more knowledgeable then me will help you better lol.

    Yes, the dance moves description was too funny!
     
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