Show Off Your American Gamefowl!!!

Discussion in 'General breed discussions & FAQ' started by BANTAMWYANDOTTE, Dec 27, 2011.

  1. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Can't wait to see how they feather out, congrats! I hope my old *** hen starts to lay again soon.
     
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  2. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    Never had pox here at all. Don't want to either. No meds here of any kind. Just vitamins in the water from time to time.
     
  3. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    I do my best to keep everything as clean as can be. I use a lot of DE. I clean out water cups often with bleach and use Apple cider vinegar sometimes too. Plenty of fresh straw.
     
  4. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    Well I use blu kote and neosporin too.
     
  5. kingcocker

    kingcocker Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Miskitos are the carriers so one infection anywhere near enough to you and they will give it to your birds.
     
  6. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    That's why I don't teal hunt the marshgrass is vibrating with skeeters
     
  7. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    Gotta wait till.first frost
     
  8. roosterhavoc

    roosterhavoc Overrun With Chickens

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    any standing water is cleaned up immediately. I guess I'm just lucky then cause I have plenty of mosquitoes around.
     
  9. JShubin

    JShubin Overrun With Chickens

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    I use the exact same methods as you.... DE is glorious, but I don't use bleach.

    I've been real lucky with diseases this year, despite the swinging weather and # of chicks I'm keeping... I have only one black chick that is looking sick, with pox. The cocci issue is real minor this year with only a few getting the sneezes/mucus, but that only lasts less than week and they are back to normal.
     
  10. sdm111

    sdm111 Overrun With Chickens

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    It looks tons worse than it really is
     

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