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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by Beryls-Gang, Mar 11, 2016.

  1. Beryls-Gang

    Beryls-Gang Out Of The Brooder

    hey there im tracey and ive just joined - thanks for the welcome guys :) been on this site a few times just browsing but thought i might aswell join up lol plus ive got a small problem with one of my bantams nd looking for info but cant seems to find anything about it so might hafta take her to vet :-/ - poor bessie has a swelling on her spur looks red nd sore :-( - ill have to get a pic tomorrow as ive just noticed as i was locking the girls up for the night x
     
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  2. BYC910

    BYC910 Overrun With Chickens

    [​IMG] Not sure what to tell you about the swelling . pictures will help there is an emergency thread but I've not used it . so can't tell how to get there but someone will tell you how . keep a close eye on it . have you checked for injury . a small cut can get infected and become a big problem. look for that. good luck with her
     
  3. Beryls-Gang

    Beryls-Gang Out Of The Brooder

    thanks i hope its something easy to treat - i just noticed it as i was locking them up she was on her perch and wouldnt let me go near it so thought id get a better look tomorrow when i have someone to hold her and i can get pics ( if she will let me lol ) its right on her spur looks like its just about covering it :-( x
     
  4. drumstick diva

    drumstick diva Still crazy after all these years. Premium Member

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    If you have need of it it's "emergencies, diseases, injuries, cures," thread on BYC. Put that in the search box and it will come up.
     
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  5. Pork Pie Ken

    Pork Pie Ken Monkey Business Premium Member

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    Hi Tracey and welcome to BYC from another northerner, via Kenya - glad that you have joined us. I hope that other members are able to help you out with your little one.


    More generally, the Learning Centre is a great resource, even for experienced chicken keepers - loads of info on anything chicken. https://www.backyardchickens.com/atype/1/Learning_Center

    You can also join your national thread - "UK members, please say Hi" - this will put you in contact with other UK members.

    The members here are amazing - very friendly and helpful, so if you need an answer to a question or simply want some reassurance that what you are doing is ok, then post away - we all help each other out here at BYC.

    All the best
    CT
     
  6. N F C

    N F C doo be doo be doo Premium Member

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    [​IMG] Hi Tracey,

    Thanks for joining us!
     
  7. BantamFan4Life

    BantamFan4Life LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO. Premium Member

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    Welcome to BYC! I'm glad you joined us! :)
     

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