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by podstable
Wed May 09, 2012 3:44 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Fowlpox?
Replies: 14
Views: 3049

Re: Fowlpox?

I was under the impression that Fowl Pox does still occur here in UK , that it is not primarily a fatal disease (death usually being due to secondary bacterial infection )and that no true/specific vaccine was available :-)11 ??? Where is that Chicken Vet when you need him! I agree Marigold--if extra...
by podstable
Wed May 09, 2012 3:33 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Blue poo?
Replies: 6
Views: 1249

Re: Blue poo?

Peacock Blue---my first thought/concern would be possibility of ingestion of rat poison? Ros
by podstable
Fri Apr 27, 2012 8:00 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: how many quail eggs can i put under a broody bantam
Replies: 7
Views: 4287

Re: how many quail eggs can i put under a broody bantam

----I hatched six under a Serama last year--eggs all survived but one chick squashed.Ros
by podstable
Thu Apr 26, 2012 11:34 am
Forum: Incubating, Hatching, Rearing Chicks & Growers
Topic: Constipated Chick!
Replies: 25
Views: 5801

Re: Constipated Chick!

Everyones opinion counts--- a Forum -by definition is a place of discussion-- not questions and answers from 'experts'. Everyones opinion is valid - sometimes, maybe it needs putting over/discussing as an idea rather than 'Fact' . Then its up to those seeking help to form their own opinions , and if...
by podstable
Thu Apr 26, 2012 9:55 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: New hen Wheezing and Chirping
Replies: 10
Views: 2270

Re: New hen Wheezing and Chirping

----Flubenvet is also available already mixed into layers pellets ---MUCH easier to use and considerably cheaper too!
by podstable
Tue Feb 28, 2012 3:08 pm
Forum: Chicken Hatching Eggs For Sale or Wanted
Topic: Wanted; Large fowl silkie hatching eggs.
Replies: 2
Views: 1823

Re: Wanted; Large fowl silkie hatching eggs.

Hi Anne--LF non bearded whites any good--? will post pic of Egg Mum and Dad! Ros
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by podstable
Mon Feb 06, 2012 2:17 am
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Using Finacard in the nest box
Replies: 13
Views: 1818

Re: Using Finacard in the nest box

What is it ?? An advert!!!!!!!!! :-)06
by podstable
Sun Jan 08, 2012 2:59 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Baytril - new rules?
Replies: 20
Views: 9420

Re: Baytril - new rules?

Marigold---- My guess is it probably has no long term affect BUT as not licensed for poultry this has never been shown/proven to be so.There are plenty of other antibiotics available that are approved for use in poultry with appropriate data on side effects . Ros
by podstable
Sun Jan 08, 2012 1:34 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Baytril - new rules?
Replies: 20
Views: 9420

Re: Baytril - new rules?

I dont think its any ' new rule' - I THINK this has always been so???? If you are concerned Its best to check with your though. Ros
by podstable
Sun Jan 08, 2012 11:11 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Baytril - new rules?
Replies: 20
Views: 9420

Re: Baytril - new rules?

Like Foxy says --it is not licensed for poultry use -so,it has NOT been proven safe to eat eggs from birds treated with this . This does not just relate to whilst on treatment or a short period after but for the LIFE of the bird .This is a another serious consideration if you wish to continue eating...

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