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 balls and swabs, gauze bandages, Vet Wrap or similar item such as an Ace bandage,...

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 but not as common. Medicated feed was once considered toxic to waterfowl due to the...

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 may cause kidney damage. Only hens in production should be provided a calcium supplement such...