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I'm losing red sex-link hens to egg yolk peritonitis. They're all from the same guy who was downsizing his flock. Just 18 months old. Makes me so sad. Had it confirmed by my vet in necropsy. Does anyone have ideas for how to treat this? I understand…Continue
Started by Beth Sims. Last reply by Lucinda Sherman on Friday.
My large black hen has an injured leg and is not able to get around on her own to eat and drink any more. I can tell from the way her leg looks that it won't be getting better. She is not a young hen and it seems like it is time to have her put…Continue
Started by DCMc. Last reply by Beth Sims on Friday.
Hi everyone! We are getting ready for the spring and would like buy 5 hens that are at least 6 months old. We previously had Araucanas, but we aren't really particular about the breed. Let me know what you have available. Thanks!Continue
Started by Liz Baca. Last reply by JB Blair Feb 6.
Hello,I have two beautiful pet (not-for-eatin') geese available. One is a friendly White Chinese female. The other is a white Embden who is not unfriendly, but I wouldn't go as far as to call that one friendly. Geese lay big, beautiful eggs for a…Continue
Started by Carolyn Thompson Hammack. Last reply by Lori White Oct 18, 2015.
We are about to cull and pluck our Muscovy ducks, and have found it takes a long time by hand and is hard to get all the feathers off.Does anyone have a plucking machine that we could borrow or rent? We'd also be interested in going in on one with…Continue
Started by Tandi Hufnagel Sep 26, 2015.
I am getting the word out at the request of Dr.Eckhoff of the New Mexico Livestock Board.She is looking for poultry flocks to test for Avian Influenza as part of a statewide survey for the disease and is looking for flocks of at least five birds…Continue
Started by BernCo 4-H Small Animals Sep 11, 2015.
Hello all -We lost 2 out of 3 chickens to a raccoon - learned our lesson about closing the coop when on vacation! Would like to sub in 2 similar chickens for a toddler's sake (the official word is that the old chickens are on vacation) - looking for…Continue
Started by AndyZ. Last reply by Wendy McKay Aug 6, 2015.
I just saw someone posted that they lost some birds to raccoons...am I the only weirdo that hasn't seen any raccoons in the area? We live in Edgewood on 10 acres. We've seen the hawks, the ravens, and know of at least one coyote that was taken out…Continue
Started by Wendy McKay. Last reply by Nicole Lerma- Hadley Aug 4, 2015.