Asking for Help

I am afraid that my bird is sick. Where should I go for help and what kind of information should I provide? There are...

Blood Spots

I found a blood spot in my fresh egg – what is that and are these eggs safe to eat? Blood spots are also...

First Aid

What do you recommend I keep around in terms of supplies in case of an emergency? I recommend the following items: Rubbing alcohol, cotton...

Grit

What is grit and when should I use it for my poultry? Grit is anything that would provide a grinding tool in the gizzard,...

Leg Injury

My chick can’t walk. It injured it’s leg. Is there anything I can do? The poultry orthopedic chair has several uses. Some of the...

Medicated Starter

Is it safe to use medicated Starter/Grower for my waterfowl? Yes, provided that the medication in the feed is Amprolium. Bacitracin is also safe...

Oyster Shell

When should I start my pullets on oyster shell? Oyster shell should never be given to young pullets before egg production since calcium overdose...