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  1. robin416 replied to the thread Eating the eggs?.

    Watch to see what your Silkie hen does. She just might surprise you.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 10:10 PM
  2. robin416 replied to the thread Eating the eggs?.

    Most birds molt in the late fall, early Winter but there are those that molt in Spring. My two Hamburgs and one Silkie rooster are both...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 9:33 PM
  3. robin416 liked nannypattyrn's post in the thread Eating the eggs?.

    The weather can influence laying along with many other factors. Mine have been in a deep molt plus, they're getting older for chickens.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  4. robin416 replied to the thread Hen with a hurt leg - advice needed.

    Have you looked at the bottom of her foot? You'd be looking for a black spot, she might have bumble. Do you feel any heat anywhere in...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 9:29 PM
  5. robin416 replied to the thread Lost our first chicken today.

    Hate to tell you this but years from now you're going to feel the same way. It hurts to lose them every darned time. I've been trying...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 8:49 PM
  6. robin416 replied to the thread Weather.

    I'm really beginning to think that planting late in the Summer is the only way to keep plants from being cooked. If we do stay warm we...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 8:46 PM
  7. robin416 replied to the thread Weather.

    My thinking too.

    Oct 19, 2017 at 8:44 PM
  8. robin416 replied to the thread Lost our first chicken today.

    There is a possibility it was heart failure. I had one rooster that when the temp was really high would struggle, his comb would turn so...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 7:55 PM
  9. robin416 replied to the thread Weather.

    Looks like we might have the answer what to expect this Winter....

    Oct 19, 2017 at 7:32 PM
  10. robin416 replied to the thread Weak chick 2 weeks old, need help!.

    If it is cocci there isn't anything that you can readily do without medication. You could offer them some yoghurt with active cultures....

    Oct 19, 2017 at 6:56 PM
  11. robin416 replied to the thread Weak chick 2 weeks old, need help!.

    If you don't have it get some Amprolium or Sulmet and get treatment started as soon as you can. The thing that bothers me is that all...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 6:31 PM
  12. robin416 replied to the thread Horse's abscess.

    I've had the same situation in the past. The one vet couldn't diagnose her way out of wet paper bag. The other woman was wonderful. Like...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 6:26 PM
  13. robin416 replied to the thread Weak chick 2 weeks old, need help!.

    Could be cocci. I would start treating them for that first. You might have to give the solution via a dropper or syringe without a...

    Oct 19, 2017 at 6:22 PM