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by Emchicks
Wed Jul 04, 2012 8:28 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: What breed is my Rooster?
Replies: 12
Views: 1328

Re: What breed is my Rooster?

I think he's some type of leghorn x, definitely not a legbar of any type.
Em
by Emchicks
Thu Feb 23, 2012 9:24 pm
Forum: Chicken Houses, Runs & Equipment
Topic: Cock & Pullett - Bedfordshire
Replies: 6
Views: 795

Re: Cock & Pullett - Bedfordshire

not heard of them and their website doesn't seem to give prices for the housing. I can recommend Littleacres, they have nice sturdy houses but not sure what your price range is, here's their website: http://www.littleacre-direct.co.uk/
Em
by Emchicks
Wed Feb 22, 2012 8:40 pm
Forum: Pests & Predators
Topic: Mites or Lice
Replies: 36
Views: 9096

Re: Mites or Lice

I use Ivermectin from the vets for my birds, think it's 0.7ml I use for large fowl and 0.3 for bantams, I have found that it doesn't seem to work against Northern Fowl mite though which I quickly found out about after a show!!
Em
by Emchicks
Tue Feb 21, 2012 9:16 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Cat food
Replies: 25
Views: 2342

Re: Cat food

I've always found fish based catfood good in the past to keep condition on some of my show birds and it has definitely helped birds regrow feathers through the moult so will be sticking with it in small quantities when needed. As lordcluck says, jungle fowl would have access to all sorts of other fo...
by Emchicks
Mon Feb 20, 2012 9:03 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Cat food
Replies: 25
Views: 2342

Re: Cat food

that's what I thought re the cannibalism so it's fish flavoured not chicken... :-)07 :-)07 :lol:
Em
by Emchicks
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Cat food
Replies: 25
Views: 2342

Re: Cat food

why would it cause cannibalism? and why is this that the only post you'll be making, sorry but I don't really understand your post :-?
I don't give it to them on a regular basis, only use it when I think they need something extra.
Em
by Emchicks
Mon Feb 20, 2012 8:44 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Cat food
Replies: 25
Views: 2342

Cat food

I was wondering what you all thought about giving chickens cat food? I have used it a few times during the moult and found it helps them through it and was wondering whether to use it again as I have a hen that has been struggling with the regrowth of her feathers after mouting.
Em
by Emchicks
Wed Oct 19, 2011 8:26 pm
Forum: Photos of Chickens
Topic: Identifiying my chickens please help
Replies: 8
Views: 1903

Re: Identifiying my chickens please help

Now that sounds like an idea ccm they could be Delaware? The poster is def in the states
Em
by Emchicks
Wed Oct 19, 2011 6:11 pm
Forum: Photos of Chickens
Topic: Identifiying my chickens please help
Replies: 8
Views: 1903

Re: Identifiying my chickens please help

the darker one is definitely not a cream legbar but could be a cross

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