Surviving Minnesota!

Discussion in 'Where am I? Where are you!' started by Bogtown Chick, Nov 18, 2015.

  1. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    Yep. No more feedings at all. He will drop a stop growing for a few days but will be back to normal in no time.
     
  2. lvie

    lvie Chillin' With My Peeps

    Being a new chickener, this post explains alot to me about the way chicks fool a person to thinking she is a he and then they lay an egg. Stinkers!
     
  3. duluthralphie

    duluthralphie Chicken Wrangler Premium Member

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    Opps I meant to grab Jerry's post again,, sorry



    And I think I made an error when grabbing pictures to post, I think the one is the "rooster" with the identity problem.

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  4. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    I can't wait to start hatching. I am going to clean my room and start setting up a brooder. Yep in my room that way they will always be with me.
     
  5. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    The comb does not look single in the picture . Not much white in the ear lobe . I could be mistaken about the comb . Pictures are hard to tell . Anyway those are the red flags I saw .
     
  6. Rhetts

    Rhetts Chillin' With My Peeps

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    He doesn't drink a lot of water right now (literally hardly any). Is that because of the 3 milk feedings or other reasons. My worry is that he could become dehydrated waiting on us for milk. Or am I being way too worried because this is my first time with a calf and every little thing has me in a panic? Just........breathe..........he will be fine right?
     
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  7. jerryse

    jerryse Overrun With Chickens Premium Member

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    No it is the other one . That one for sure has pea comb .
     
  8. lvie

    lvie Chillin' With My Peeps

    We used to have 350 beef cattle across the highway from us. That was when we were still young. We did not have A/C either. There was a fan in each corner of the bedroom pointing up toward the center of the ceiling to move the air around. Of course the windows had to be open. Whew! August heat, 350 head of cattle across the highway (just two lanes in that highway) and then weaning the calves. Smelly, noisy, hot! Ohhhhh those were the days.
     
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  9. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    It is normal to be over worried I was too!! He will start drinking water once he realizes milk is a thing of the past.
     
  10. holm25

    holm25 Jr Chicken Wrangler

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    That is the comb youget when you cross a pea combed bird with a single combed bird. My roos had combs like that since the dad was a Welsummer and the moms were Easter eggers and Brahmas.
     

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