Poultry, Domestic Livestock, Pets, & Bees

Caring for and growing animals - includes poultry (chickens, ducks, quail, etc); family pets (dogs, cats, birds, etc); bees, and more!

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  1. Bamboochicken

    Poultry show

    Hi everyone this is a poultry show all you have to do to enter is post a pic of the bird you want to enter include name age breed and personality here's an example: Name:snow Age:1 year...
    Hi everyone this is a poultry show all you have to do to enter is post a pic of the bird you want to enter include name age breed and personality here's an example: Name:snow Age:1 year old Breed:light Sussex Personality lap girl loves being cuddled kind. Rules. Ends on the 12 August 2018. 2...
    Hi everyone this is a poultry show all you have to do to enter is post a pic of the bird you want to enter include name age breed and personality here's an example: Name:snow Age:1 year old Breed:light Sussex Personality lap girl loves being...
    Hi everyone this is a poultry show all you have to do to enter is post a pic of the bird you want to enter include name age breed and personality here's an example: Name:snow Age:1 year...

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  2. Philip Adamson

    New Quail Babies

    Just got some new quail, less than a week old and they will be hopefully the start of some self sufficiency!
    Just got some new quail, less than a week old and they will be hopefully the start of some self sufficiency!
    Just got some new quail, less than a week old and they will be hopefully the start of some self sufficiency!
    Just got some new quail, less than a week old and they will be hopefully the start of some self sufficiency!

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  3. Bamboochicken

    Photos of eggs

    Hi everyone if anyone has got any pics of birds eggs or nests that you don't mind sharing please post them here
    Hi everyone if anyone has got any pics of birds eggs or nests that you don't mind sharing please post them here
    Hi everyone if anyone has got any pics of birds eggs or nests that you don't mind sharing please post them here
    Hi everyone if anyone has got any pics of birds eggs or nests that you don't mind sharing please post them here

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  4. Bamboochicken

    Can't find my hen

    I've found her:idea::idea::feedchooks::nuts:
    I've found her:idea::idea::feedchooks::nuts:
    I've found her:idea::idea::feedchooks::nuts:
    I've found her:idea::idea::feedchooks::nuts:
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  5. Owlonthewing

    Help!!! Magpies traumatising the chooks.

    ahh I hadn't thought of that. Thanks ClissAT It makes sense because the hens look completely different. I put some wire mesh up with some star pickets, Hopefully this will deter the maggies. I ...
    ahh I hadn't thought of that. Thanks ClissAT It makes sense because the hens look completely different. I put some wire mesh up with some star pickets, Hopefully this will deter the maggies. I cleaned out their pen and made them as comfy as I could. I added some herbs to their nesting boxes...
    ahh I hadn't thought of that. Thanks ClissAT It makes sense because the hens look completely different. I put some wire mesh up with some star pickets, Hopefully this will deter the maggies. I cleaned out their pen and made them as comfy as I...
    ahh I hadn't thought of that. Thanks ClissAT It makes sense because the hens look completely different. I put some wire mesh up with some star pickets, Hopefully this will deter the maggies. I ...
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  6. Bamboochicken

    My chickens

    Hello everyone these are some of my chickens :feedchooks::feedchooks::feedchooks:
    Hello everyone these are some of my chickens :feedchooks::feedchooks::feedchooks:
    Hello everyone these are some of my chickens :feedchooks::feedchooks::feedchooks:
    Hello everyone these are some of my chickens :feedchooks::feedchooks::feedchooks:

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  7. Bamboochicken

    Chicken Passed away

    Yes my sister named her my dog called Rusty killed her it wasn't his fault.
    Yes my sister named her my dog called Rusty killed her it wasn't his fault.
    Yes my sister named her my dog called Rusty killed her it wasn't his fault.
    Yes my sister named her my dog called Rusty killed her it wasn't his fault.

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  8. Bamboochicken

    Question Broody hen

    Hello everyone I have a chicken that is sitting on a nest but won't lay any eggs the cockerel has mated with her I wondered if I should buy her fertilized eggs?
    Hello everyone I have a chicken that is sitting on a nest but won't lay any eggs the cockerel has mated with her I wondered if I should buy her fertilized eggs?
    Hello everyone I have a chicken that is sitting on a nest but won't lay any eggs the cockerel has mated with her I wondered if I should buy her fertilized eggs?
    Hello everyone I have a chicken that is sitting on a nest but won't lay any eggs the cockerel has mated with her I wondered if I should buy her fertilized eggs?
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  9. Bamboochicken

    Question Brody hen

    I think the only reason he killed spekal was because she was so small the broody hen (named snow ball) pecks the dog so I think the chicks will be alright
    I think the only reason he killed spekal was because she was so small the broody hen (named snow ball) pecks the dog so I think the chicks will be alright
    I think the only reason he killed spekal was because she was so small the broody hen (named snow ball) pecks the dog so I think the chicks will be alright
    I think the only reason he killed spekal was because she was so small the broody hen (named snow ball) pecks the dog so I think the chicks will be alright
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  10. Bamboochicken

    Rusty

    Very cute
    Very cute
    Very cute
    Very cute

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  11. Bamboochicken

    New dog

    She is a little daisy :yahoo::yahoo:
    She is a little daisy :yahoo::yahoo:
    She is a little daisy :yahoo::yahoo:
    She is a little daisy :yahoo::yahoo:

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  12. Mark

    Got him! Fox that was attacking my chickens & ducks

    Good luck. We have a fox that we hear barking nearly every night. Haven't sighted it and our chook pen has been repaired recently. I do doa a check every day in case though.
    Good luck. We have a fox that we hear barking nearly every night. Haven't sighted it and our chook pen has been repaired recently. I do doa a check every day in case though.
    Good luck. We have a fox that we hear barking nearly every night. Haven't sighted it and our chook pen has been repaired recently. I do doa a check every day in case though.
    Good luck. We have a fox that we hear barking nearly every night. Haven't sighted it and our chook pen has been repaired recently. I do doa a check every day in case though.

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  13. Bamboochicken

    Lost chicken!!!!!!

    Hahaha changed my mind (not really!);)
    Hahaha changed my mind (not really!);)
    Hahaha changed my mind (not really!);)
    Hahaha changed my mind (not really!);)

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  14. Owlonthewing

    Quails

    Looks good, I'm just starting. Just got some babies in the brooder and finishing my coop.
    Looks good, I'm just starting. Just got some babies in the brooder and finishing my coop.
    Looks good, I'm just starting. Just got some babies in the brooder and finishing my coop.
    Looks good, I'm just starting. Just got some babies in the brooder and finishing my coop.

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  15. Bamboochicken

    Question How to treat sower crop

    Thanks :feedchooks:
    Thanks :feedchooks:
    Thanks :feedchooks:
    Thanks :feedchooks:

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  16. Bamboochicken

    Question How to tell if eggs are double yolkers?

    That sounds nice
    That sounds nice
    That sounds nice
    That sounds nice
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  17. Bamboochicken

    Help my cocks limping!!

    Read this post first & check for the leg ailments I list in my initial reply to Indra. Other than the EYP of course! lol
    Read this post first & check for the leg ailments I list in my initial reply to Indra. Other than the EYP of course! lol
    Read this post first & check for the leg ailments I list in my initial reply to Indra. Other than the EYP of course! lol
    Read this post first & check for the leg ailments I list in my initial reply to Indra. Other than the EYP of course! lol
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  19. Perry

    Question Egg Tray

    G'day Members, I was hoping to receive a reply to my question. Should I post it in a new section? Cheers Perry
    G'day Members, I was hoping to receive a reply to my question. Should I post it in a new section? Cheers Perry
    G'day Members, I was hoping to receive a reply to my question. Should I post it in a new section? Cheers Perry
    G'day Members, I was hoping to receive a reply to my question. Should I post it in a new section? Cheers Perry

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  20. ClissAT

    Calcium, Phosphorus & pH in Pastures

    Good one :)
    Good one :)
    Good one :)
    Good one :)

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  21. Rholly

    Quail Death

    Hi Rholly, Welcome to the forum! Sorry for your 2 little quail losses...I don't keep quail personally so I'm sure Mark or other quail keepers would have a better idea, but the symptoms you...
    Hi Rholly, Welcome to the forum! Sorry for your 2 little quail losses...I don't keep quail personally so I'm sure Mark or other quail keepers would have a better idea, but the symptoms you describe do sound like coccidiosis. Do you have access to anything like amprolium? Apparently given...
    Hi Rholly, Welcome to the forum! Sorry for your 2 little quail losses...I don't keep quail personally so I'm sure Mark or other quail keepers would have a better idea, but the symptoms you describe do sound like coccidiosis. Do you have access...
    Hi Rholly, Welcome to the forum! Sorry for your 2 little quail losses...I don't keep quail personally so I'm sure Mark or other quail keepers would have a better idea, but the symptoms you...
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  22. Indra

    chicken with lame leg

    That's lovely news:yahoo::idea:. Do you know if there are games on here?
    That's lovely news:yahoo::idea:. Do you know if there are games on here?
    That's lovely news:yahoo::idea:. Do you know if there are games on here?
    That's lovely news:yahoo::idea:. Do you know if there are games on here?

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  23. WZPV

    Question Temperatures for quail

    Just wondering if you ever got quail started. I'm in Texas also and have similar questions about temperature. If about 91* F makes them pant, what will 100* do?
    Just wondering if you ever got quail started. I'm in Texas also and have similar questions about temperature. If about 91* F makes them pant, what will 100* do?
    Just wondering if you ever got quail started. I'm in Texas also and have similar questions about temperature. If about 91* F makes them pant, what will 100* do?
    Just wondering if you ever got quail started. I'm in Texas also and have similar questions about temperature. If about 91* F makes them pant, what will 100* do?
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  24. eggcentric

    Adventures in quail keeping

    Such great information. Thank you for sharing as it has helped give me some more things to think about as we get ready to start our quail experiment!
    Such great information. Thank you for sharing as it has helped give me some more things to think about as we get ready to start our quail experiment!
    Such great information. Thank you for sharing as it has helped give me some more things to think about as we get ready to start our quail experiment!
    Such great information. Thank you for sharing as it has helped give me some more things to think about as we get ready to start our quail experiment!
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  25. ClissAT

    Composted Chook food & rio coop construction

    I like the chicken coup, but as you say with better covering than just a tarp. This could be made into a tractor type thing to move around as well.
    I like the chicken coup, but as you say with better covering than just a tarp. This could be made into a tractor type thing to move around as well.
    I like the chicken coup, but as you say with better covering than just a tarp. This could be made into a tractor type thing to move around as well.
    I like the chicken coup, but as you say with better covering than just a tarp. This could be made into a tractor type thing to move around as well.
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