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  1. robin416 replied to the thread Question about water containers.

    I take it you live in a climate that gets quite cold in Winter? Do you have power to the coop? Many use heated waterers. I just...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 11:00 PM
  2. robin416 replied to the thread Guineafowl Lavender Guinea Keets.

    Third day for keets to go on adventures. I chickened out the first two days and when they showed up at home in the early afternoon...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 10:01 PM
  3. robin416 replied to the thread Weather.

    Miserable outside.

    Aug 18, 2017 at 9:57 PM
  4. robin416 replied to the thread Merging 2 flocks.

    OK, I just did the math, you really don't have enough room in either the coop or run for that many birds. Inside the coop each bird...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 9:56 PM
  5. robin416 replied to the thread Can we say....

    And I've got a soft carpet all I need now is my rawhide.

    Aug 18, 2017 at 6:05 PM
  6. robin416 replied to the thread small scare but seems okay (graphic page 3).

    If he's in a secure area I would give him time. I have no idea what got at him but I don't see from the pics anything that is not...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 4:40 PM
  7. robin416 replied to the thread small scare but seems okay (graphic page 3).

    Too hard to say. Not seeing what he looks like makes it harder to know which would be better. Being a silkie he would appreciate the...

    Aug 18, 2017 at 2:09 PM
  8. robin416 liked chickenqueen's post in the thread Chicken Eyesight: Is it better than ours?.

    That was very interesting.I want to see the colors the chickens see.

    Aug 18, 2017 at 8:41 AM
  9. robin416 replied to the thread Chicken Eyesight: Is it better than ours?.

    I read that one about tilting the head to the left to spot overhead predators and I realized, they do. That was a fun find.

    Aug 18, 2017 at 8:19 AM
  10. robin416 replied to the thread Mutes or ????.

    Probably lice eggs. Most cut out the eggs when they can and treat the birds for mites to kill off anything live.

    Aug 17, 2017 at 9:55 PM
  11. robin416 replied to the thread Bumblefoot. ...

    I can't tell from the pics. Did you soak the feet for a while in Epsom salts? Once everything is softened up after the warm soak you...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 9:08 PM
  12. robin416 replied to the thread Merging 2 flocks.

    No way to know for certain how things will come together. You have two distinct flocks and they more than likely are just fine with the...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 9:05 PM
  13. robin416 replied to the thread Infectious coryza.

    Swelling is not in the typical place, usually it's below the eye. Do you see sinus drainage? Any crusting of the eyes? How about some...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 5:56 PM
  14. robin416 replied to the thread Broken leg or dislocated?.

    If the break is not dislocated then she should heal. It's very important to not let her jump from anywhere to allow that leg to heal....

    Aug 17, 2017 at 5:54 PM
  15. robin416 replied to the thread Woo Hoo and before my coffee.

    He or she is out in the woods where it belongs. It might have been in the garage looking for mice and came out through the man door. Of...

    Aug 17, 2017 at 2:16 PM