1. fleur90

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    I live in Canada and these past days have been very cold. I was wondering if Giselle (my bantam Tournaisis - its a Belgian breed) was sick. Her poop is normal and I checked for mites/flees but haven't seen anything. Your thoughts? First picture was last Summer and the other ones are from today. 50292174_2289650697971932_229204069372133376_n.jpg 50110053_2072245189550370_4650223913865838592_n.jpg 49431846_750780505307625_4029263525099601920_n.jpg 50295339_246942056201105_4878774843266301952_n.jpg
     
  2. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician

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    Eyes appear bright and healthy, and I would guess it is a result of short day light period and lowered hormone levels.
     
  3. Eggcessive

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    She looks to have a paler comb and dry skin on her wattles and comb which are normal for wintertime. Has she stopped laying with the shorter daylight hours? I would check to make sure that she has no lice or mites on her skin around and under her vent or elsewhere.
     
  4. Justso

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    She has a very pretty head. Can you post a good picture of the whole bird?
     
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  5. ChickNanny13

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    2x a full body picture, she's pretty :love
    What are you feeding? Maybe she needs a bit more protein?
     
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  6. MissChick@dee

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    I have a SWL who’s comb and waddle change with her emotional state of mind. :lau
    Seriously she throws temper tantrums and it goes pale. Also coming into lay she really had swings in the color of her comb. Only one I’ve ever had do this!
    Is your girl a sensitive flower?
    A BRAT!! .... okay really mine was just fine.
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    Loop when I first saw it. I kept an eye on her. She was otherwise perfectly healthy.
    Best wishes
     
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  7. DobieLover

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    Her comb looks exactly like most of my girls combs, dry and little paler than normal. It been single digits here at night and twenties during the day.
    The colder the air, the dryer the air. It wouldn't hurt to rub a bit of coconut oil onto her comb and wattles. I need to do the same.
     
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  8. fleur90

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    50014456_289394811776827_4065053779634946048_n.jpg 50224002_2784491688229366_1990059442900566016_n.jpg 50230638_377729776322074_2170907781157093376_n.jpg 50681618_363202364491930_7331868894962909184_n.jpg Ok thank you everybody, they eat normal feed and I give them dry oatmeal once in a while. They are ornemental breeds so they do not lay any eggs at this time of year but I don't mind! Here are a few more pictures of my crew!
     
  9. ChickNanny13

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    I'm going to have to agree with the rest, weather related :oops: Nice looking flock & they seem to be tolerating the snow.
     
  10. fleur90

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    Thanks!:)
     

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