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by hip chick
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Blue egg source
Replies: 2
Views: 391

Re: Blue egg source

Hi chickenfan. Not sure if this is of help as they are based in Lancashire. We purchased a couple of Legbars here a few years ago, and their eggs were definitely a lovely blue colour

http://www.peartreepoultry.co.uk/store/Hatching_Eggs
by hip chick
Sun Aug 12, 2018 7:35 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chronic Respiratory Disease?
Replies: 19
Views: 252

Re: Chronic Respiratory Disease?

Hi Tweetypie, sorry to hear Barbie's unwell. On the plus side it seems like she's still quite active, and eating and drinking well, which are all good signs. One thing that became apparent to me when Hetty was poorly, was how she isolated herself from all the others, and her reluctance to walk aroun...
by hip chick
Thu Aug 09, 2018 11:00 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

chrismahon I'm inclined to think it was to do with the large caterpillar I found in the pen which caused the issues. Only other thing ive found which is new, is mushrooms growing in the garden, which we,ve never had before. Ive made a point of pulling them out when I find them, but we'll see how the...
by hip chick
Wed Aug 08, 2018 7:58 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

Hetty is fully recovered thankfully and has reclaimed her place within the pecking order. Amazing really considering I genuinely thought I was going to lose her this time last week. Im half way through their worming program also, which can only help. Im still not sure what caused her to be so poorly...
by hip chick
Tue Aug 07, 2018 8:51 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

My girls shade under the apple tree, and have enjoyed pecking at those which have fallen. Good to know re the ivy though as I also have a fence on one side which is covered, and as the neighbour wont trim it back on her side, its a never ending task of cutting it back
by hip chick
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:22 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

just realised I have buttercups, jasmine and ivy, all of which are poisonous. Looks like I,ve got a busy week of removing plants while they are contained to their pen :-)07
by hip chick
Mon Aug 06, 2018 2:29 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

I think your right tweetiepie. The fruit itself should be fine. It appears the stems and leaves are toxic though
by hip chick
Mon Aug 06, 2018 11:04 am
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

Tweetypie, im currently looking for new plants for around the outside of the pen, and came across this. Just thinking of you giving them tomatoes daily Plants that are part of the nightshade family - Members of the nightshade family include potatoes, tomatoes, and eggplant. The Latin name for these ...
by hip chick
Sat Aug 04, 2018 6:40 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

Just love em. Totally different to any chickens I've had in the past. Definitely like their cuddles
by hip chick
Sat Aug 04, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Poorly chuck
Replies: 49
Views: 700

Re: Poorly chuck

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