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by valeriebutterley
Fri Aug 17, 2018 6:02 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Guess the breed(s)?
Replies: 6
Views: 111

Re: Guess the breed(s)?

Lots of them look like gamebirds.
by valeriebutterley
Thu Aug 09, 2018 5:07 pm
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Help working out breed please?
Replies: 12
Views: 311

Re: Help working out breed please?

Could throw a very wild guess and say bantam buff Sussex.
by valeriebutterley
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:23 am
Forum: Ancona
Topic: Ancona Chicks
Replies: 5
Views: 92

Re: Ancona Chicks

Just this week lost my last Ancona girl - nearly 5.
Loved her to bits, just be prepared for the noise, though if you have not had Anconas before, great layers, and forever telling everyone off. She was still laying when she died.
by valeriebutterley
Thu Aug 09, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Help working out breed please?
Replies: 12
Views: 311

Re: Help working out breed please?

Sorry, no idea, lovely chick though.
by valeriebutterley
Wed Aug 01, 2018 6:14 am
Forum: Pekin Bantams
Topic: Photos of Pekin Bantams
Replies: 5
Views: 4699

Re: Photos of Pekin Bantams

I keep Pekins, and just love them to bits!

I have black, black mottled, millefleur, white, lemon cuckoo, lavender and blue. In all 11, I have just lost my beautiful red.
by valeriebutterley
Sat Jul 28, 2018 6:54 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rain !!!
Replies: 91
Views: 1566

Re: Rain !!!

Lovely, lovely rain!

Very welcome, come back, rumble of thunder, flash of lightning and down it came!!
by valeriebutterley
Mon Jul 09, 2018 5:51 am
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Hen party photo
Replies: 6
Views: 177

Re: Hen party photo

Absolutely delightful line up!
by valeriebutterley
Fri Jul 06, 2018 5:57 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Red stop
Replies: 7
Views: 237

Re: Red stop

Hello hipchick, Yes, Redstop does work thankfully, I've just used it as the final solution as my girls were really suffering, one very large coop, and a much smaller one not infected, until the little b.....s decided that they had had enough of constant bombardment and decamped to the smaller coop. ...
by valeriebutterley
Thu Jun 14, 2018 5:16 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Aerial

BYM, thanks.
On to "red stop" expensive for a lot of hens, but it does seem to work, now on day 7 (of 10), and cannot see any, just ratty headed hens in the big hut
they are growing tufty plumage back now, so all seems well.
Yes, she certainly was a lovely girl, Rick.
by valeriebutterley
Wed Jun 13, 2018 7:10 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Aerial
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Aerial

So sorry, Rick to hear about Aeriel. I have wall-to-wall redmite at the moment, but only in one roosting hut, all the others are totally clear, but at least it is getting under control. A nasty problem but not as sad as yours. I've just bought a spray that goes into their fluffed bum feathers when t...

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