Should I buy eggs or wait it out?

Discussion in 'Chicken Behaviors and Egglaying' started by okallthis4eggs, May 25, 2012.

  1. Wishing4Wings

    Wishing4Wings Isn't it Amazing? Premium Member

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    [​IMG] A three-headed chicken!!! [​IMG] That is just too adorable. Made my day. [​IMG]



    I did put a big basin of sand in their pen, but he just stands in it and calls her over so she can use it. He seems to always be on alert so maybe unwilling to let his guard down enough for a bath. I'll try your idea and try to show him what he's missing. I figure I'm going to have to poultry dust him every so often if he won't take care of himself. Found some mite eggs on the pullet today, but no living mites, so she seems to be keeping them at manageable levels, but I will make sure they are all gone before introducing them to the new girls.
     
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  3. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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    Have also heard kitten food is a good boost in moderation. [​IMG]Welcome to our thread and BYC [​IMG]
     
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  4. elmcc

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    My BR Roxie seems to be the referee. It goes with the checked feathers I guess.
     
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    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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  6. jchny2000

    jchny2000 Goslings are precious!

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    [​IMG] Mabel is too, my only BR, she is laid back but jumps right in the middle of hen squabbles, pecking and jump kicking! She won't tolerate arguments in her coop [​IMG]
     
  7. Wishing4Wings

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    [​IMG] I never thought about that.... referee stripes on the BRs! I just thought Spot was a nosy buttinsky. Maybe she can't help it. [​IMG]


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  8. Wishing4Wings

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    Oh, what a bummer. And if Red is still the same don Juan loverboy, he's probably passing them around. Eeew , cooties. I'm getting itchy again! My guy has Northern Fowl Mites which shouldn't be too hard to get rid of since only two tiny birds are involved. I just need to stay on it.
     
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  10. cheeka

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    hi elmcc, [​IMG] glad you already know a bit about the BR special-ness, now be prepared for the eventual take-over!


    I could post that Peach pic in the Broody Hen thread too... but I'll put it on the Caption thread... (What is this chicken thinking)
     

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