Category / hen saddle

July 17, 2012
As many of you might remember, during one of Dolly’s numerous times being broody this past Spring, she was bullied by the other hens higher up in the pecking order.  Bullied to get out of the nesting box, bullied to share the eggs she sat upon and just plain jealously from the others ended Dolly with a bloody …

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February 22, 2012
Last week, I had discovered a terrible injury underneath Dolly’s right wing.  It was about the size of a 50 cent piece, and covered in pus.  Immediately I sprang into action.  I improvised a hen saver and purchased Vetericyn based upon many fellow chicken keepers’ advice. Early each morning, I have been catching her in …

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