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  1. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    This morning I noticed my five y/o hen expelling liquid from her beak. I am assuming this is sour crop, since her crop is large and squishy and it smells sour; she has the same symptoms as a hen that I lost back in May due to no treatment. I don't want her to die like the other one, does anyone...
  2. Beginners Forum
    Hello! I am a brand new chicken mom! We have 16 four week old chicks. One of them has a crooked beak - the top is growing one direction and the bottom is growing the other - and it's getting worse as it gets older. The chick is quite a bit smaller than the others so I think it is not eating...
  3. Behavior & Flock Management
    Poor Bluebell is getting picked on and looking pretty raggedy. I have started keeping her outside of the run so she can have some peace but all she does is pace up and down along the fencing like she wants to be back with the bullies. Should I just force her to stay outside on her own until...
  4. Emergencies, Illness, Meds & Cures
    Our rooster, Nick Fury - yes, we are Avengers fans :D, a splash Marans was sitting on his breast, wings drooping when I went out to feed the gang today. When I picked him up, I could feel his keel bone and he felt really light. He was since been quarantined in the house. My son assisted in...
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