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by julie62
13 Jun 2011, 21:06
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Help - prolapse
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Re: Help - prolapse

I've bathed it again and put some hermorrod cream on it and pushed it gently back in .. see how she is tomorrow but any advice gladly appreciated.
by julie62
13 Jun 2011, 20:39
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Help - prolapse
Replies: 4
Views: 133

Help - prolapse

Hi all - Julie here - got my three ex bats at weekend and all fine until tonight. Come in from work and one hen wouldnt come out of chicken house. Spots of blood around so suspected trouble. When I got her out I thought she had had a prolapse as her vent was all red and bleeding. I've seperated her ...
by julie62
12 Jun 2011, 13:31
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Hello from a new chicken keeper
Replies: 21
Views: 355

Re: Hello from a new chicken keeper

Thanks everyone. Hope they get the idea soon - my run isnt full height and altho it has two big openings on one side of the top of the run I'm a bit concerned I wont be able to reach the chickens if they settle down in the far end of the run. Oh well it's all a learning curve! And I've got three egg...
by julie62
12 Jun 2011, 12:28
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Hello from a new chicken keeper
Replies: 21
Views: 355

Re: Hello from a new chicken keeper

Thanks everyone. I had 3 eggs all neatly laid in the nesting box this morning so was highly delighted ... it was like Christmas as a kid! They seem very laid back which has surprised me and not fussed by the weather today altho where they are is very sheltered. Their run is an 8ft x 4ft run attached...
by julie62
12 Jun 2011, 00:31
Forum: Keeping Chickens and other Poultry
Topic: Hello from a new chicken keeper
Replies: 21
Views: 355

Hello from a new chicken keeper

Just wanted to say a big thank you to the people on this forum ... I got my first chickens today (3 ex-battery hens) and feel fairly well prepared from reading the lovely friendly posts on the forum. I'm exhausted this evening though - when they arrived I thought one was dying and then realised it h...