"I hope she's not egg bound. I've had 2 hens have this problem and neither has survived more than 2 days. I even tried breaking the egg and gently removing the pieces but this is just too traumatizing I think. Someone one…"
"Thought I'd share my method for the tea. Brew the sage leaves. Then I put the garlic through a press and then use the mortar and pestle to really smash the little pieces. I add it to the strained tea and finally add some…"
"My cure-all is sage tea with garlic and honey. This has brought back droopy looking chix to normal. I don't know what their issue was but this has worked several times. I really have no clue what's up with your hen but I…"
"My only other suggestion would be to see if some of the chicken people here in Maine--there are chicken clubs around. Maybe you already know of them. Maybe some one has experienced this before. Sorry."
"PS I have a chicken that I rescued from the side of the road and I believe she was dumped there because she has a problem laying fully formed eggs. I really don't care as she is beautiful and a sweet thing, but then again I'm a softie. But…"
"Hi Bethany. I don't know what going on but how about posting on the Back Yard Chicken forum and see if anyone has any ideas. If the oyster shell is not doing it, I haven't a clue unless you have one chicken that has a problem. I think the…"
"Jon, the latest copy of Mother Earth News has an article about recommended breeds for eggs and meat. Also the cooperative extension might be a resource too. I've called them before when looking for chickens. And one other thing. There is a…"
"You could make a strong tea of sage and then squeeze the garlic in. I used this for my chickens when I thought something was going on. I used my pestle to grind the garlic further, adding the tea as I went along to make a sort of slurry and gave…"
"I'm always looking for good tempeh recipes. My husband doesn't really like the taste of it, but I know how nutritious it is and one of the best sources of soy protein. I pan fry it so it's crispy after I marinate it and tried other…"