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by foxy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:28 am
Forum: Welcome and Forum Rules
Topic: New to the forum
Replies: 7
Views: 950

Re: New to the forum

Hello and welcome! :-)99 :-)99
by foxy
Thu Mar 13, 2014 9:27 am
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: messy runners
Replies: 4
Views: 920

Re: messy runners

With my runner ducks they have a base layer of aubiose in their house, with a thick layer of straw on top( about 2 inches deep)The top layer is easily removed every few days, the aubiose just turned and I just top the straw. I buy the straw by the bale for about £3. The aubiose is very absorbent and...
by foxy
Tue Mar 11, 2014 5:18 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Chicken off legs
Replies: 8
Views: 781

Re: Chicken off legs

Sometimes if laying is disrupted ie two eggs in one day and one being soft shelled, this can have a detrimental effect on the nerves running down through the legs causing them to go off their legs temporarily. Keep a close eye on her for now, keep her nice and warm, encourage fluids and maybe tempt ...
by foxy
Mon Feb 03, 2014 4:17 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Rainbow Bridge
Replies: 4
Views: 1059

Re: Rainbow Bridge

I am so sorry, had developed a fondness for Trog!
by foxy
Wed Jan 01, 2014 5:22 pm
Forum: The Dustbath
Topic: Happy New Year!
Replies: 6
Views: 1440

Re: Happy New Year!

Happy New Year Marigold! :D
by foxy
Sat Dec 21, 2013 12:44 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Panting Araucana
Replies: 17
Views: 2098

Re: Panting Araucana

Birds which pant and hold their wings away from their body are hot...to check whether this is because she has a temperature check underneath her wings and compare with your other birds. It could also be she is overheating due to being inside and stress, or a combination of these factors
by foxy
Sun Dec 15, 2013 2:12 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Birds not moulted yet
Replies: 4
Views: 434

Re: Birds not moulted yet

How old are the birds that haven't moulted chickenfan?
by foxy
Mon Dec 09, 2013 4:09 pm
Forum: Waterfowl Forum
Topic: duck with saggy back end
Replies: 6
Views: 1561

Re: duck with saggy back end

Hi Scubamedic and welcome. The gradual swelling looks like a collection of fluid, either due to a tumour, or egg contents. This is more common in upright ducks for example runners. Sometimes the duck is able to absorb the egg contents however more often than not it will requires aspiration. The best...
by foxy
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:23 pm
Forum: Chicken's Health
Topic: Comb getting darker
Replies: 12
Views: 3622

Re: Comb getting darker

Very good news! :D
by foxy
Tue Dec 03, 2013 5:20 pm
Forum: Any Other Discussion About Chickens
Topic: Silver Penciled Plymouth Rocks
Replies: 6
Views: 1045

Re: Silver Penciled Plymouth Rocks

Lovely! I like the markings on the male.. I am guessing you are in the US? :D

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