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Trembling flock

My flock seems to tremble especially around the legs.

They are eating and laying, could it be they are cold?

It's been happening a while now

thanks

Sulky Bantam
Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

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Sulky Bantam
Friday, February 12th, 2021

Now that the weather is a bit milder are your hens still trembling? I would imagine loose feathered ones might feel the cold more. What breeds are they?

Joseph lawler
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Seramas. I'm thinking its' neurological, one seems to have stopped now it is no longer broody.

Sulky Bantam
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Was it broody for a long time? They can get very weak if allowed to stay broody without hatching a brood.

Joseph lawler
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

No just a few days but she didn't eat much and got very thin. She's fatter now.

Sulky Bantam
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

She's probably OK so. The lack of food and the extreme cold would most likely have been the cause. She must be very determined to be broody in this weather.

Joseph lawler
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Yes. Well she's in the warm actually but my silkie went broody in the snow. Shes mad.

Sulky Bantam
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Definitely Mad!

Joseph lawler
Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

Yep but they were alive on day 13 so she's pretty determined. Its day 17 now I'll tell you if they hatch if you want.

Sulky Bantam
Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Yes that would be good. Hope all goes well.

Joseph lawler
Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Thanks me too.

Sulky Bantam
Thursday, February 18th, 2021


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