WHO IS EXPECTING APRIL CHICKS?????

Discussion in 'Raising Baby Chicks' started by realsis, Mar 30, 2016.

  1. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    ^ Thats what I do for crooked toes, I don't use any cardboard though. Take a band aid and cut the absorbent pad out. Take one sticky side and place it on the bottom of the chicks foot. Straighten the toes as best as you can and then place the other sticky side on top. Seal the two pieces together, getting in between the toes to seal them in place. Trim the outside edges if necessary. Leave the shoe on for a few days, and when you take it off the toes should stay where you put it. I don't think a bent toe would hinder it much if you didn't fix it though (but I would) :)
     
  2. howfunkyisurchicken

    howfunkyisurchicken Overrun With Chickens

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    Update on my Cackle chicks:
    I lost 5 of them. Well, technically 2, 3 were extras they sent. I'm down a splash Cochin, Turken, Easter Egger and 2 that could be speckled Sussex, Welsummer or brown Leghorn (they all sort of look the same). I guess shipping was just too hard on them. The rest are doing very well though, growing like little weeds!
     
  3. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Band aids seem to be much less work than cardboard. I'll look for pics of it. Sounds interesting.[​IMG]
     
  4. tinakevin

    tinakevin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Thank u. I will def try to fix her.. She deserves it. At least I hope she's a she lol
     
  5. tinakevin

    tinakevin Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I am so sorry for your lost ones. I hope they replace them. Thank u for your help onmy little ones toe. I will give it a try
     
  6. trailrider330

    trailrider330 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have Silver Double Laced Bantam Barnevelders in the incubator and under a broody. They are due to hatch near the end of the month if all goes well. I also have a shipment of Black and Blue Double Laced Barnevelders and Swedish Flower Hens arriving in a week. [​IMG]
     
  7. broomrider

    broomrider Chillin' With My Peeps

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    My chicks are due to hatch tomorrow![​IMG]I have 24 in the incubator but I've had a hard time regulating the humidity so I'm not expecting a very big hatch but I'm excited any way.
     
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  8. mamatink7

    mamatink7 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The hatchery called and said I could get 5 of my chicks on the 27th!!
     
  9. poodlechicks

    poodlechicks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Sorry for the loss. Hoping the remaining ones stay very healthy.
     
  10. FlyWheel

    FlyWheel Chillin' With My Peeps Premium Member

    My condolences on your loss, losing you babies is never easy. I'm still waiting for The Almighty Chicken Math to take it's sacrificial 'lamb', so far though I still have all seven. [​IMG]
     

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