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Does Anyone Have Onagadori Eggs?

Have you some eggs from Onagadori? What is the price and can you send too Sweeden? send me mail on caxa98@hotmail.com

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WHAT CAUSES COMP TIPS TO BE PURPLE?

What could be the cause of my young Isa Red having a purple tipped comb? It's summer here so not related to frost bite. She is eating and drinking but

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WHY DOES A CHICKEN HAVE BUBBLY EYES?

New to chickens. First blizzard yesterday. One of the 4 now has a clear, bubbly eye. Not swollen or goopy. Roughly 35 weeks old. What should I do? Will

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REVIVING A ROOSTER - IS THIS A JOKE?

Hello, First, I want to say this is not a joke and I am asking a question that I have searched the web for an answer to, with no luck... Now I am asking

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WHY DOES MY HEN TAKE HIGH STEPS?

I have one chicken who pulls her legs all the way to her body when she walks, sometimes in the house which has hay on the floor & sometimes she also does

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What Could Cause A Swollen Eye & Unable To Stand?

I have a rooster who has a swollen eye and cant get up rolls around . I did give antibiotics . he seemed to get better . but no he is rolling around fighting

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How Do I Treat Intensinal Issues?

I have 4 hens. One has diarrhea with a little bit of blood showing. This morning I noticed that she was standing at the water bowl drinking longer than

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Why Does My Broody Chicken Change Nesting Boxes?

Why does my Broody Chicken changes nesting boxes every day? Sometimes she is sitting on eggs sometimes she is not. Everyday she is in a new box. Will

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Can Cold Eggs Still Be Incubated?

If fertile eggs get too cold can you still incubate them?

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Why Have My Hens Stopped Laying?

Hello - we have 4 hens that were laying well during the summer. They stopped in the Autumn and we thought it was due to moulting. Then we realised we

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BABY CHICK UNWELL

Hi I have a small chicken maybe 4-6 weeks old. Was sick yesterday with blocked backside. Washed it down and cleared it. Today it is very weak and has a

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Can Rain Make A Rooster Sick?

Can rooster get sick in rain?

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Do Table Scraps Cause Digestive Problems?

Can to many table scraps I.e lettuce cause diarrhea in chickens

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Why Am I Having Trouble Hatching Iowa Blues?

I am raising Iowa blues. I am trying to incubate eggs and I'm not having a very good success rate. I was wondering if there's anything special that I am

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Why Is My Silkie Acting So Strange?

Young Silkie I have had her for about 2 months. All the sudden she was acting crazy in cage. Running around making strange calking sound mouth kept open.All

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