New Member - Have senior a chicken, 8-years-old and younger

Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by korpus kristy, Jan 11, 2018.

  1. korpus kristy

    korpus kristy In the Brooder

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    Hi. My name is Kristy and I am new to the site. I have an 8-year-old hen and she recently developed Wry Neck and a 5-year old who stopped eating suddenly. Both saw a vet and are in recovery. The younger chickens are doing very well. I created a youtube video to share how I feed an ill chicken. I hope my video is helpful if you are having to hand feed an adult bird.
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member 9 Years

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    Welcome to BYC. Good luck in bringing your birds back to good health.
     
  3. ronott1

    ronott1 A chicken will always remember the egg Premium Member Project Manager 7 Years

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    Welcome to Backyard Chickens!
    Thanks for the video
     
  4. TwoCrows

    TwoCrows Bird is the Word Staff Member Premium Member 7 Years

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    Hello there and welcome to BYC! :frow

    Wow, 8 year old hen! I have a 7 year old that is going strong.

    Good luck with your birds, I hope you can get them all back to good health.

    Welcome to our roost! :)
     
  5. 007Sean

    007Sean Enabler Premium Member

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    Howdy:welcome:frow Excited:ya to have you join the family. Enjoy your time here at BYC!:)
    Thanks for sharing your vid. Hope they fully recover! I never had any luck with turning wry neck around (no pun intended).
     
  6. BoboFarm

    BoboFarm Chirping

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    Welcome! I wish you luck with your seasoned gals :frow
     
  7. MrsMistyReal

    MrsMistyReal Enabler Premium Member

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    Welcome aboard to BYC family gr8 people tons of information, loads of fun, enjoy shake your tail feathers :welcome:bun:highfive::woot:celebrate
     
  8. N F C

    N F C coffee up kids! Premium Member Project Manager

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    Hi Kristy, it's nice to have you here!

    Best wishes that both your girls make a full recovery!
     
  9. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member 9 Years

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    Nice to meet you Kristy, welcome to the Backyard chickens flock
     
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  10. Teila

    Teila Bambrook Bantams 5 Years

    G’Day from down under Kristy :frow Welcome!

    :fl for a full recovery also!

    I hope you enjoy being a BYC member. There are lots of friendly and very helpful folks here so not only is it overflowing with useful information it is also a great place to make friends and have some fun.
     

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