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  1. Hi It’s me again πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ how far from the chicken run would you hang the fly catcher? I have 3, 5-10 meters apart and those naughty flies are still in my chicken run πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ Anything else I could do to get rid of them? 😊🦟
  2. Hi I need Eglu Cube MK1 or MK2 ASAP. Our chicks are 5 weeks old now and they will want to live outside in few weeks time 😊 I ordered MK2 from Omlet but the delivery time is 24th July πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ Definitely too late for us. We can travel to Sussex, Essex and London. Thank you 😊
  3. My Cube is arriving in July and I thought I should get all the important cleaning products ready! any recommendations? Im thinking of: Barrier V1 spray disinfectant Biolink Poultry Sheild Barrier Red Mites powder any recommendation for DE and something good for the chicken run? What do you think of Stalosan F disinfectant and Nettex Total Hygiene Powder? Are they healthy? I have mild OCD πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ€£ so I really want to keep my little chicks clean and healthy 😊 I’m planning to clean the chicken coop everyday and the chicken run. πŸ˜ŠπŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ T
  4. What vitamins are best for little chicks? They are eating chicken crumbs by Fancy Feed but I would like to give them something else to keep them healthy 😊 Thank you
  5. Just one more question πŸ₯° Where can I buy the Ivermectin spot on treatment? Any suggestions? Thank you 😊
  6. Funny that you said that πŸ₯° Minnie and Nugget hatched at the same time. Minnie few seconds earlier πŸ₯° Nando’s 6 hours and 40 minutes earlier. Dipper 6 hours and 20 minutes later πŸ₯° so Nugget was 3rd in line πŸ₯° and yes I spent the whole night watching them hatch πŸ£πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ€£ that’s why I know the exact times πŸ€£πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ I think I’m a bit obsessed with them πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ€£ Nugget is the heaviest one and then Minnie, Dipper and Nando’s. When they were born Minnie was the smallest πŸ₯°πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ Definitely not any more 🀣 Nando’s and Minnie look like they are both Black mottled pekin Bantam. But when I bought t
  7. Thank you so much 😊 We think Minnie is the rooster as you said but she doesn’t behave like one πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ She (he🀣) is so relax, calm and like to do things on her own πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈπŸ˜Š her wattles are already showing πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ They only chick that slightly behave like a rooster is Nugget 😊 but not always πŸ₯° Do you think Nugget and Dipper are the same breed? And what about Minnie and Nando’s?
  8. Thank you so much 😊 I didn’t know they can have the spot on treatment! Perfect πŸ‘ŒπŸ» I will definitely get that when they are a bit older 😊 We are still waiting for the MK2 Cube so they need to stay at home until July πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ (They are already 3 weeks old πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ)
  9. Hi Any suggestions regarding Scaly leg sprays? I’m thinking of Nettex or Barrier? Which one prevents better? And which one is the healthiest? Can I use it on 3 weeks old Pekin Bantam chicks? Thank you Izabella
  10. Hi We hatched 4 beautiful chicks! They are 20 days old. We think Nando’s is Black Pekin Bantam Minnie is Black Mottled Pekin Bantam Nugget is Lavender Pekin Bantam Dipper is Lavender Pekin Bantam Are we right? And do you think any of them are roosters? Or Do we need to wait few more weeks to find out? 😊 Thank you so much 😊 Izabella
  11. Where can I buy wood ash? πŸ˜ŠπŸ€·β€β™€οΈ
  12. Thank you so much 😊 I will get Play sand (probably from Melcourt), some bamboo/coconut charcoal and diatomaceous earth. πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘πŸ»
  13. Andy thank you so much. What children’s play sand do you use? I mean what brand? And where do you get the ash from? I can’t find it online πŸ˜”πŸ€¦β€β™€οΈ
  14. Hi I hope you could help me! I need sand for a dustbath for my little 3 weeks chicks. Some people suggest Playsand from Melcourt that contains silica and others suggest Horticultural Sharp Sand from the same brand! What do you think I could use? I really want the best for them as they are little babies πŸ₯° price does not matter 😊 Izabella

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