Post by Meadow Creek Mama on Apr 14, 2020 17:22:05 GMT -5
She still looks off to me. We've had a rash of illness going through our flock. Not sure what it is, but the hens all start with a poopy butt, then get puffed up and slow.
I hope she gets better. But if you do have to put her down or she dies, I'd recommend taking a look inside to see what is going on.
"These things I have spoken to you, that in Me you may have peace. In the world you will have tribulations; but be of good cheer, I have overcome the world." John 16:33
Homestead wife and mom to three kiddos. 3 Jerseys: 2 milk cows (Tirzah & Bella) and 1 heifer calf (Charlotte) A big 'ol garden growing the goods Lots of laying hens with roosters 3 Toulouse Geese A flock of broilers every year 4 Tamworth pigs this year 1 Farm Dog 3 Barn Cats
Sorry for the late update. Apparently all my chickens are picky and refuse to try anything new. She eats her usual feed fine and scarfs that down, at first thought the oatmeal and blueberries would be a win but she decided she didn’t like that sticking to her beak, or should I say “they” as neither wanted anymore to do with it. Only have pictures from last night. I did end up putting her and buddy back in with the others since dad was tired of having them in the garage. (Woes of living with your parents while going to school) she was VERY lively this morning before releasing her was even going so far as trying to run and chase her companion and hop around in the cage (what I call chicken games lol) when I let them out in the small but way larger than the cage run with the others all she wanted to do was run and stretch her wings flying from one corner to the next with her cage companion. Still going to keep a close eye on her and everyone else for that matter.
She’s the one in the front and the picture is a bad example. She’s not staying hunched anymore she just hurriedly picked up her head from eating when I tried to creep closer for the picture lol. Will try to take more sometime today. Had to come back and edit: poop has been normal since the night I noticed she was acting better and continues to be.
Here’s she is when letting them out of the coop this morning. She’ll be due for another dose of la 200 tomorrow if it’s needed, not quite sure if she needs it or if I should give her another dose just in case. We’ll see what tomorrow brings.
claytonpaul: A bull was put on her herd Late Last May so she was expected to be due between May1 and August. They quoted me August so I wouldn't be disappointing by a late arrival.
May 23, 2019 13:07:11 GMT -5
Trim: I'm baaaaacccckkkk!
Aug 31, 2019 17:57:22 GMT -5
alpacalexi: My mini jersey cow is pregnant, however the last couple days her udder has deflated. My vet saw her on the 23 and said delivery in a couple weeks Is there a reason for her deflating?
Oct 2, 2019 17:17:00 GMT -5
Trim: She probably aborted a while back. That happened to one of my animals. She was bagging up but within a short while of her "due date" she began to deflate. I had no idea what had happened. I was seriously bummed out.
Feb 8, 2020 20:46:23 GMT -5
mamacherri10: good afternoon! I have not been on the website in a long time. Have a new jersey milk cow and am looking to see how long she needs to be dried up prior to calving? She is due the third week of May.
Mar 10, 2020 14:33:11 GMT -5
steven888: Dry her up now, she needs 6 wks of rest.
Apr 1, 2020 2:05:11 GMT -5
highlandteen: five to six weeks is generally suggested
May 7, 2020 14:39:23 GMT -5
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